Frequently Asked Questions

How long can I have a skip for?

The hire duration is up to 14 days, as long as the skip is placed on a private property. We are happy to allow a slightly longer hire period where required.

How much warning do I need to give for a skip to be delivered?

We can usually provide next day delivery as long as the required skip does not need permission for the public highway. We can take orders for deliveries up to three months in advance.

What size skip should I hire?

Take a look at our skip sizes to see the varieties of waste they are suitable for. Also, you can call if you’d like advice on the best size for you.

Please note, 8yrd plus skips are not suitable for all heavy inert materials.

What if I need to hire the skip on the road?

When a skip is hired on the public highway, permission is required from the local authority. The cost, length of time required and conditions are varied depending on the authority. We can arrange the licence for you, but bear in mind the following rules:

Kent County Council: three days’ notice needed for application, 7 Seven day duration
Medway Council: 3-5 days’ notice required for application, 14-day duration

How do I pay for the skip?

We accept cash, cheque or card.

What access is required for a skip?

All our skip delivery vehicles are fitted with extending arms, which can allow delivery at most residential properties.

If the skip hired is being stored on private property, it is advisable to be aware of the following:

  • Manhole Covers
  • Overhead Cables
  • Paving Slabs
  • Overhanging Trees
  • Block Paving

What am I allowed to put in the skip?

We can take most types of waste, except:

  • Fridge/Freezers
  • Tyres
  • Food
  • Liquids
  • Coshh (paint, oils, diesel and petrol)
  • Special or hazardous waste

Ask if you have any materials that may need special consideration – e.g. mattresses

What do I do when I have finished with the skip?

When the skip is full, simply call our office notifying us of the required collection.

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We always provide a friendly, efficient skip hire service that is second to none in Maidstone, Medway, Chatham, Gillingham, Rochester, Sittingbourne, Isle Of Sheppey, Faversham and across Kent.

Our office has regular communication with our operators to guarantee first-class service throughout all of the Maidstone, Medway, Sittingbourne and Kent areas.

Our lorries are maintained to the highest standards for skip hire in and around Maidstone, Medway, Sittingbourne and Kent area. BR Domestic Skip Hire Maidstone inspect and serviced regularly to ensure that they all lorries are maintained, and road worthy, excellent for skip hire delivery, and are comply with emission zone.

If your skip can’t be left on site at all or can’t get a road permit, BR Skip Hire can arrange for a Wait & Load service. BR Domestic Skip Hire can also provide lidded and lockable hire skips for undesirable areas, shopping centres or anywhere the situation arises, within Maidstone, Medway, Sittingbourne, and Kent area.

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