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£115.00(inc VAT)

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£175.00(inc VAT)

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£235.00(inc VAT)

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Terms and Conditions of Hire



  1. Customer/ Producer: is the person/company hiring the skip.
  2. Owners are Lostock Skip Hire Ltd.
  3. The term skip shall be deemed to be any type or number of skips or roll-on-off containers.
  4. Hire available for a maximum of three weeks unless otherwise agreed with the Owners



It is illegal to place a skip on a public highway without a permit from the local authority together with the correct signage and warning lights. We will be happy to make the arrangements for you – the cost of the services is available on request.



Access to where the skip is to be delivered must be free from obstruction. Where a driver arrives to make a delivery or collection and us unable to do so due to obstruction. The customer shall be liable to pay the owner the abortive delivery/collection cost incurred.


  1. The customer is responsible for the safekeeping of the skip, the contents of the skip, cleaning up all the debris and damping down contents to prevent nuisance from dust.
  2. If a skip is damaged on site the owners will charge for a full replacement of same. Skips must be checked by the customer on delivery and all damage noted on the delivery ticket.



The skip shall not be used from the deposit of special or clinical waste, noxious, explosive, dangerous, or offensive matter, batteries, tyres, paint, oil, asbestos, syringes, oil filters, fridges, freezers, TV’s, computers, screens, gas bottles, plasterboards (max 10% of load), all electrical equipment, solvents, liquids, wet concrete,. If you have any of the above materials for disposal. Please contact our office for a quote to remove some.



The customer is responsible for ensuring that the skips are not overloaded and in the event of a skip being overloaded, the direct cost of labour and additional skip hire will be charged to the customer.



In the event of the customer requires the driver to deposit the skip off the highway, they do so entirely at the customer’s own risk. It is the responsibility of the customer to supply a banksman for safe off Highway Delivery/Collections. The owners take no responsibility for any damage to property pavements, driveways, manhole covers, gates, pillars etc. The customer shall indemnify the owners against any liability loss, claims or proceedings arising from personal injury or death or any other damage to property etc.



The customer is responsible for any damage or loss of the owner’s equipment whilst on hire.



Prices are those quoted by the owner and referred to in any invoice issued.



Invoicing and payment terms for account customers unless otherwise agreed in writing. Invoices become due for payment within thirty days after the end of the month in which our invoices are issued.



It is the customers responsibility to pay invoices within the agreed period without the owner “chasing” your credit account will be suspended if you do not keep within the agreed terms.



All costs, charges, and expenses incurred by the owner in recovering any debt shall be paid by the customer. If a payment made by cheque bounces, the customer shall be liable for all costs incurred as a result, including the owners additional work (min £25.00 charge) and any bank charges.



The owner accepts major credit cards and debit cards, cash, bankers draft and cheques with a current bankers card.


  1. Not board up the side of the skip
  2. Not light fires in the skip
  3. Not re-site the skip once it has been deposited by the owner
  4. Guard the skip if on a public highway
  5. Maintain the lights, if on the public highway, attached to the skip form half an hour before sunset to half an hour before sunrise.
  6. Ensure the highway is left clean and tidy and free from debris
  7. Notify the owner when the skip is full
  8. Immediately notify the owner of any accident or damage to or involving the skip.
  9. Maximum of three weeks hire unless otherwise agreed with the Owners

Domestic Skip Reviews

I've used Lostock Skip hire for years and have never been disappointed with their service and reliability.i will be using them for many years to come!! A COMPANY YOU CAN TRUST!!thanks again!
Paul W.
Excellent service right from speaking to a very nice lady who arranged it all right through to delivery and collection of the skip by very efficient staff. Thank you. Will use again if a skip is ever needed.
Daphne F.
have to say first time ordering a skip, from ordering to dropping off and pick up was with ease both driver and the lady on the phone very polite will defo use again and recomend,joespringview 23 12 2020
joseph W.
We have used Lostock Skip hire twice now and both times they have delivered the skips promptly and politely. The website is easy to use and the pricing is clear. Lucy in the office is very efficicent and asnwers e mails in record time. Definitely our first port of call for skips.
Jane H.
Excellent service. Would 100% recommend and use again.
Scott D.
Asked for the impossible and a skip at very short notice, 4yrd skip delivered next day and at the time they stated. Excellent service Lostock Skip Hire and would highly recommend 👍
Asa D.
The lady on reception was very helpful with the size of skip I needed, very professional and friendly. Would definitely recommend this company.
Manda B.
Iv been using Lostock skip hire for my building business for about 10 years now. I always receive a prompt and professional service from the office staff thru to the drivers who are always willing to go out of their way to help when delivering my skip. I can fully recommend using them and will... continue to do so myselfread more
Mark G.
Really professional service offered, from the ease of ordering a skip online to the clear pricing structure. The staff are also really helpful and knowledgeable. We wont use anyone else when we need a skip!
Chris D.
Fantastic service due to the current covid situation I've been let down by so many services and hence had to change the dates for picking the skip up twice which they did no problem will defo recommend thank you LOSTOCK SKIP HIRE
Yasmin U.
Brilliant service with a personal touch/\. Great prices and Very helpful
Denny H.
Have used Lostock Skip Hire a number of times over the last 2-3 years. The staff are always helpful and the drivers take great care when dropping off / picking up.
Rob B.
I ordered a large skip and had to change the date I needed it at short notice. When I contacted the office they did this for me with no fuss at all and the skip turned up on time. Very professional and helpful service.
Tony B.
We ordered two small load while wait skips over the past month and on both occasions the driver was on time and super helpful - even helped with loading the skip! Very happy with the price and service and would highly recommend to anyone!
Excellent customer service and easy to book.
Nicole E.
Got a skip delivered on time. They took good care of my block paved drive. I requested an early pick up and even though they were very busy they picked it up the day after my request. Very friendly and professional.
Shelley K.
Ive had 3 skips now from here and each time they've been brilliant staff are helpful and responsive and really pleasant to deal with i would and have recommended to friends who i also know have had positive experiences
Andrew C.
We have hired a skip several times from Lostock Skips and have always been satisfied with the service we receive, they are so pleasant and professional. Any queries are dealt with straight away. We wouldn’t use anyone else. I highly recommend them. Maureen Cusack, Leyland.
Maureen C.
initial contact by telephone was simple and easy to book - price was competitive and the skip delivery and collection where on time - the delivery driver was a nice guy - proffesional clean and tidy. Nothing too much - highly recomeded
Fantastic service - I was astonished at how the driver was able to manouver the skip in and out from next to parked cars!
Nathanael S.

Commercial Skip Reviews

“Had a few questions prior to ordering a skip. The girl I spoke to on the phone was really nice and helpful. The skip arrived exactly when they said it would. It was collected exactly when I asked for it to be collected. Would recommend and would use again.”

Victor Lisowski

“Ordered a skip, delivered within the hour, needed changing on the same day and again sorted within the hour. Quality service from Jo and the team. Beats all local skip companies on both price and service”

Matthew Buckley

“I hired an 8 yard skip. Was highly surprised with how cheap the skip was. The woman I spoke to on the phone was very polite and informative. The skip was delivered within the time slot I was given, the driver was also very polite. I rang to arrange collection and the skip was collected …

Read moreSarah Mason

Sarah Mason

“What a Fantastic experience I have had dealing with Lostock Skip Hire!!! I am Currently the General Manager at Mercedes Benz of Whitefield and the team could not do enough for us. After speaking to Jo in the office the Skips arrived within 24 hours and where positioned in the location I had requested. The …

Read moreStefan Bowett

Stefan Bowett

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