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When it comes to waste management in Somerset, Towens' skip-hire services are a great option. We offer a range of sizes including popular 2, 4, 6, 8 or 12-yard skips that can be booked online easily. In addition, our services make sure to dispose of the waste in an eco-friendly manner.

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  • Somerset
  • Bridgewater
  • Glastonbury
  • Clevedon
  • Taunton
  • Wiltshire

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to hire a skip?

The price of hiring a skip will vary depending on:

  • The size of the skip
  • What you want to put inside the skip
  • Where you live
  • Whether you will need a permit

Towens offers competitive pricing at affordable rates. We are determined to help you find the best skip suited to your needs, please call us on 01934 424242 for quotes.

What skip sizes do you offer?

At Towens we offer a variety of skip sizes to ensure that all your needs are met. The skip sizes currently available to you are:

  • 2 yd
  • 4 yd
  • 6 yd
  • 8 yd
  • 12 yd

Our trained operatives will talk to you about your specific requirements and they will be able to determine the type of skip you need.

Larger skip sizes and RORO Skips are available, please contact us on 01934 424242 and see our sizing guide for more information.

What can I put inside my skip?

You can use your skip for all kinds of general waste. Materials permitted:

  • Wood
  • Sand
  • Stone
  • Soil
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Plastic
  • Metals
  • General waste

Inert skips are used for soil and stone disposal. This type of waste is easier to recycle and dispose of, leading to a lower price point.

Mixed skips are used for a combination of mixed materials and general waste disposal. This type of waste can be more difficult to recycle and dispose of, leading to a higher price point.

Our expert team are happy to answer any questions you may have, so feel free to contact us and find the correct skip for your requirements.

What can't I put inside my skip?

Take a look at the materials not permitted for disposal in our skips below:

  • Any electrical items
  • Plasterboard
  • Asbestos
  • Fridges/freezers
  • Batteries
  • Tyres
  • Gas cylinders
  • Pressurised containers
  • Paint tins
  • Food waste
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Liquids of any description

 

Why does my location affect the skip hire price?

Here at Towens we have established three fantastic skip hire locations  in Weston, Middlezoy (near Bridgewater) and Clutton (near Chew Valley). We calculate approximate costs based on where you want your skip delivered, and how far away this desired location is from us.

 

Will I need a permit to hire a skip?

You will need a permit if you want to place the skip on a public highway. In many instances this includes on the road outside of your property.

How much does a permit cost?

The cost for a permit is between £70 and £100 and takes from 3-5 working days to obtain. Towens are happy to arrange this for you.

Please note: We are unable to get licences in some areas. For more information, please call 01934 424242.

How long can I keep my skip?

The cost of the skip includes a 2 week hire. When you are ready, just give us a call, and we will arrange collection. If we do not hear from you we will call you shortly after the expiry of 2 weeks to arrange collection.

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01934 424242

Skip hire price guidelines for Weston Super Mare and surrounding areas

Towens has a variety of skip sizes available to suit all your requirements. Check out some of our price guidelines below:

A 2 yard skip for Weston Super Mare starts from: £130 for inert soil/stone & £180 for mixed materials.

A 6 yard skip for Weston Super Mare starts from £288 for inert soil/stone & £306 for mixed materials.

A 12 yard skip for Weston Super Mare starts from £364 for wood & £420 for  mixed materials.

Our prices include VAT. Please contact us on 01934 424242 for more information.

Please note: prices will vary depending on your location, skip size and the waste you dispose of.

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Skip hire price guidelines for Bridgwater and surrounding areas.

Towens has a variety of skip sizes available to suit all your requirements. Our skip sizes in Bridgwater and the surrounding areas begin from 4 yards. Check out some of our price guidelines below:

A 4 yard skip for Bridgwater starts from £216 for inert soil/stone & £246 for mixed materials.

An 8 yard skip for Bridgwater starts from £345 for mixed materials.

A 12 yard skip for Bridgwater starts from £364 for wood and £420 for mixed materials.

Our prices include VAT. Please contact us on 01934 424242 for more information.

Please note: prices will vary depending on your location, skip size and the waste you dispose of.

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Skip hire price guidelines for Chew Valley and surrounding areas.

Towens has a variety of skip sizes available to suit all your requirements. Our skip sizes in Chew Valley and the surrounding areas begin from 4 yards. Check out some of our price guidelines below:

A 4 yard skip for Shepton Mallet starts from £216 inert soil/stone & £252 for mixed materials.

An 8 yard skip for Shepton Mallet starts from £354 for mixed materials.

A 12 yard skip for Shepton Mallet starts from £392.50 for wood and £450 for mixed materials.

Our prices include VAT. Please contact us on 01934 424242 for more information.

Please note: prices will vary depending on your location, skip size and the waste you dispose of.

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