Terms and Conditions


Please read and understand before signing. Skips are for general and inert waste such as soil, garden waste, paper, plastics, wood, old furniture etc. Any waste on the list below cannot be placed in a general waste skip. If you do produce any of the following waste, please call 01342 618918 to arrange a quotation or to ask for advice.

  • Plasterboard. By arrangement only.
  • Asbestos. Separate skip buy arrangement only.
  • Fridges/Freezers. By arrangement only.
  • Televisions / Monitors / Computers. By arrangement only
  • Mattress. By arrangement only.
  • Gas Cylinders / Empty Aerosols. Under no circumstances. Call for information
  • Tyres. Under no circumstances. Call for information
  • Solvent Paint Cans / Empty Silicone Tubes/ Adhesive Tubes/ Hilti Gun Cartridges. Must be cleaned and washed out otherwise solvent based paint tins are hazardous.
  • Clinical / Medical Waste. Under no circumstances. Call for information.
  • Solvents. Under no circumstances. Call for information.
  • Liquids. Under no circumstances. Call for information.
  • Oil. Under no circumstances. Call for information
  • Car Batteries. By arrangement only.
  • Hazardous / Toxic Material. Under no circumstances.
  • Food Waste. Under no circumstances. Call for information.
  • Large Tree Stumps and Roots. No larger than 2 inches in diameter.


1 General

1.1. Any order placed with Taylors Skip Hire Ltd which takes its vehicles and or skips off the public highway will be at the customers own risk, they accept full responsibility for any consequential damage that may occur to persons, property or vehicles as a result of this.

1.2. Taylors Skip Hire Ltd will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by failure to supply, or any delay in supply which may be caused directly or indirectly by any circumstances beyond our control, including act of God, fire, accident, breakdown of machinery, shortage of labour or material, or by an act of neglect on the part of the customer.

1.3. The time allowed for loading/unloading is 15 minutes. If the vehicle is kept waiting longer than this Taylors Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right to charge waiting time.

1.4. Taylors Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right to charge the customer for all costs incurred as a result of a cancellation or variation of the whole or a substantial part of an order together with loss of profit and all other consequential loss.

2. Skip Hire

2.1. Asbestos, fridges, freezers, televisions/monitors, tyres, fluorescent sodium lamps, gas cylinders, plasterboard, or any other waste deemed as hazardous by an absolute minor entry in the European Waste Catalogue (Article1 4 of the Hazardous Waste Directive 91/689/EC) must not be placed in the skip container unless prior written agreement with the company.

2.2. It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that skips placed on the highway or public places have the permission of the local highway authority and are adequately lit, covered and coned off in accordance with the Highways Act 1980. Taylors Skip Hire Ltd can organise permits at an additional cost to the hirer.

2.3. The hirer shall ensure that the skip is not overloaded by weight or by volume at the point of collection. No skips are to be loaded beyond the height of the skip itself. Overloading will always incur excess charges. 12yd, 14yd, 16yd, 20yd up to 40yd roll on-off are only to be used for light waste or loaded no more than the maximum legal road limit for the vehicles. Taylors Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right to refuse to collect overloaded skips and any costs incurred due to unsafe loads/overloading (including wasted journeys) will be passed on to the hirer. Additional charges may be levied. OVERLOADING WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGES.

2.4. The lighting of fires in or near skips is strictly prohibited. The hirer will be liable for any loss or damage to the skip container (excluding fair wear and tear) during the term of the skip hire period and will be charged the current purchase price of the skip. Once a skip has been placed, it shall not be repositioned without prior consent from Taylors Skip Hire Ltd, moving skips on the site could result in inability to collect the skip.

2.5. The maximum rental period is 14 days only. It is the responsibility of the hirer to request the collection within this time. Failure to do so will result in unannounced collection and/or rental charges being incurred of £10 per day for 20 yd and 40 yd Roll on -offs and £5 per day for all other skips.

2.6 The responsibility for the skip remains with the hirer until collected a Taylors Skip Hire Ltd vehicle. Any skips which are removed whilst in the control of the hirer will be charged at a full replacement value.

3. Tipping/waste Disposal.

3.1 Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd are registered with the Environmental Agency as a waste carrier, further all landfill or disposal sites are correctly licensed or approved.

3.2 Customers using Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd disposal sites do so entirely at their own risk. Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd accepts no responsibility for damage or injury of any nature that may occur to persons or vehicles using these sites.

3.3 Vehicles may only use such portions of the sites as are allocated to them.

3.4 Only waste permitted under the waste permit licences or exemptions may be deposited on the sites.

3.5 Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right to refuse any materials which it considers to be objectionable or unsuitable for deposit on the company's sites.

3.6 Materials for deposit on our sites will only be accepted from registered waste carriers, and must be accompanied by a controlled waste transfer note stating a description of the waste (with EWC code), the source of the waste and the details of the waste carrier, including carrier registration number. Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991.

4. Sales of Materials

4.1 All materials for deposit are sold on the basis that the weight or quality is as stated on the conveyance note. Taylors's Skip Hire Ltd will not accept any responsibility once the load has been discharged and accepted by onsite signatory.

4.2 Unless expressly agreed in writing Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd prices are for materials as stated on the quotation. Where the customer requires an alteration in the grade or type of material, or where it becomes necessary to supply from another source, an extra charge may be made for any additional costs which may be incurred by Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd.

4.3 Risk in the goods shall pass to the customer on delivery.

4.4 All goods remain the property of Taylor's Skip Hire Ltd until paid for in full

5. Payment Terms

5.1 Account Holders: 30 days from date of invoice, or the end of the month following delivery (subject to written agreement).

5.2 Non Account Holders: Prior to or on delivery Of the skip. The owner accepts major credit and debit cards and cash.

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