Skip Sizes

Choosing
your skip

Builders' skip? Maxi skip? Midi skip? What's the difference? Just read our simple guide to the skips we have on offer.
View our skip sizes

Hiring a skip in Edinburgh and the Lothians

We want you to get the right skip - after all, there's no point in paying for more than you need, and you'll won't want to run out of space before the job's done.

Don't forget that as part of our commitment to helping the environment, all waste is transported to our recycling centre at Greendykes Industrial Estate.

J & M Kennie, serving the communities of Broxburn, Edinburgh and Lothian.
View our recycling programme

Midi skips:
4 cubic yards

  • Holds 20-25 bin bags
  • Height 3ft, Length 8", Width 5ft
  • Ideal for a small domestic clearance or a small construction project
  • Great for domestic and commercial site clearance
  • Popular choice for home projects
  • Affordable small capacity option
  • Requires a highway permit and lights if on a road




Builders' skips:
6 cubic yards

  • Holds 50-60 bin bags
  • Height 4ft, Length 8ft, Width 5ft
  • Ideal for domestic clearances and small construction projects
  • Suitable for DIY projects and garden waste
  • Useful for renovating kitchens and bathrooms
  • Affordable option for small jobs
  • Requires a highway permit and lights if on a road
  • Open or enclosed


Builders' skips:
8 cubic yards

  • Holds 60-80 bin bags
  • Height 4ft 1", Length 11ft 5", Width 5ft 5"
  • Wheelbarrow access 
  • Ideal for bulky waste and more extensive waste removal
  • Great for domestic and commercial site clearance
  • Popular choice for construction projects
  • Affordable medium capacity option
  • Requires a highway permit and lights if on a road
  • Open or enclosed

Large maxi skip:
16 cubic yards

  • Holds 120-140 bin bags
  • Height 6ft 8", Length 14ft 4", Width 5ft 10"
  • Ideal for medium construction projects
  • Great for commercial site clearance
  • Lockable - ideal for scrap metal
  • Affordable high capacity option
  • Requires a highway permit and lights if on a road
  • Open or enclosed

Roll-On Roll-Off:
20-40 cubic yards

  • Holds 15-30 tonnes
  • Ideal for large construction projects
  • Great for commercial and industrial site clearance
  • Higher capacity than bucket-shaped skips
  • Lockable - ideal for scrap metal





Same-day skip hire!

No one wants to be left waiting around when there's work to be done!

We provide same-day skip hire - and on the off-chance it's too late in the day to bring the skip, we'll have it ready for you as soon as we can the following morning.

For a free quote, or to ask us a question about our skip hire service, give us a call or fill in the form at the bottom of this page.




Our skips are ready and waiting to take your waste! Get yours delivered today so you get on with your project!
sales@jmkennie.com

open hours

Monday - Friday 07:00 - 17:00
Saturday 07:00 - 12:00
Sunday Closed

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