Contact Details

Wareham & Purbeck Skip Hire
3a Blackhill Road
Holton Heath Trading Park
BH16 6LS

E [email protected]
T 01202 620077
F 01202 620088

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

1) How long can I keep a skip for ?
    21 days is the normal hire period, however we
    won't collect the skip without informing you first.

2) How much notice do I need to give before
    delivery or exchange of a skip ?
   The morning before the preferred day of delivery is
   ideal, if you know before this then you can still
   book with us, the earlier the better.

3) What type of materials can I put in my skip ?
    The list is vast, have a look at our terms and
    conditions it will tell you what you cannot put in,  if
    you are still unsure call our sales team for advice.

4) Do I have to keep materials seperate or can I
    put everything in one skip ?

   All our skips come back to our Waste Transfer 
   Station for segregation and recycling, feel free to
   mix the waste.

5) Can the skip drivers position a skip over my
    wall ?
   if  the wall is low then normally yes, however
   beware we are not responsible for any damage
   caused as we are acting on your instructions. We
   would suggest you are on site to supervise the

6) What size skip do you think I need ?
    Almost impossible to answer,  if you click on the
    skip icons, measurements are listed to give you
    an idea of the sizes. Remember though 6 yard
    skips are the largest you can use for soil and

7) Can I put a skip on the road ?
    With the council's permission yes you can, we
    apply for the road permit have a look in the road
    permit section it will explain the procedure

8) Will the lorry fit in my drive ?
    Have a look at the our vehicles icon, it details the
    width and length of our lorries, if you need further
    help call our sales team.

9) Can I put boards up the side of my skip ?
     No, we call these "greedy boards", all loads must
     be level. The company and the drivers can
     be prosecuted for unsafe loads.    

10) Can I burn the waste in my skip ?
       No, definately not, this is a contravention of the
       Fire Safety Guidelines and can damage the skip
       and paintwork. You will be liable for any costs
       incurred for the replacement or repair of the

11) What happens to my waste once you collect
       it ? 
     We operate our own Waste Transfer Station in
     Poole, we recycle as many materials as
     possible, have a look in  the recycling section, the
     materials and the processes involved are listed. 

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