Average Skip Hire Prices

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Our sister site, skipandbin.com, gives us up to date skip prices for every skip company in the UK. This has allowed us to produce average skip hire prices for the major areas across the UK. These are detailed below for 6 cubic yard and 8 cubic yard skips:

Average skip hire prices

Location 6 yard skip 8 yard skip
Birmingham £168 £180
Bristol £220 £240
Edinburgh £145 £192
Essex £206 £232
Exeter £226 £288
Glasgow £140 £175
Leeds £168 £182
Liverpool £144 £166
London £239 £268
Luton £240 £267
Manchester £150 £180
Newcastle £142 £180
Nottingham £167 £195
Southampton £219 £290
Source: Skipandbin November 2013



The above table tells us that the average skip hire price across the UK is £184 for a 6 yard skip and £216 for an 8 yard skip. Liverpool is the cheapest area to hire a skip as it boasts the second cheapest average price for a 6 yard skip and the cheapest price for an 8 yard skip. Unsurprisingly, London is at the other end of the scale and is 22% more expensive than the national average price for a 6 yard skip and 19% more expensive than the national average price for an 8 yard one. However, Luton, Southampton, Exeter and Essex are not far behind with a combined average of £223 for a 6 yard skip and £269 for an 8 yard one.

All skip prices include VAT and full details of the skip hire survey are here

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