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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

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.
Skips delivered when required and picked up within 20 minutes of calling them for collection. Excellent service.
Jamie H.
Highly recommend this business excellent to deal with have used many times over the past few years can’t fault them. They have been great with us as both Matt me and my fiance are key workers may have allowed us to have a skip for next week free of charge in order for us to fill the skip up to... its full capacity They have been great with us as both me and my fiance are key workers so we’ve quiet filled our skip yet. They have allowed us to have a skip for next week free of charge in order for us to fill the skip up to its full capacity. Five star service all the way would honestly recommend to more
Daniel L.
Brilliant service with a smile. Best skip hire in bolton
Angela J.
This company went above and beyond what I expected as I underestimated the size skip I needed and filled the one I got with much more than I should have thank you very much for taking it all will definitely be using you again x
Carol W.
Very professional, polite and courteous team. A pleasure to deal with and highly recommended.
Hepplestone Fine A.
Very helpful and knew their stuff. Would us again. :)
John C.
I hired a skip for a client of ours in Bolton, first class service.Would highly recommend.
Used Lostock several times. Punctual. Professional. As cheap as all others. And you deal with real people when you phone them.
David G.
As a person who has dealt with the company in the past all I can say is that I am blown away by the experience I got, drivers I found to be polite and helpful. The staff were very excellent and helpful.All in all a totally excellent service that I would recommend to any person who is looking for a... skip to more
Gordon C.
Good service with prompt collection and delivery. Drivers have also be friendly and try to accomodate with regard to skip positioning
Toby M.
Brilliant service from Adam today with a skip. I have worked on the industry for over 20 years and this has been the easiest skip company I have worked with. They dropped it off when said and picked it up with a time we discussed. Thank you Adam. I will definitely be using you again.
Paul G.

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 …

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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 …

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Stefan Bowett