Which skip do I need?

Looking to start DIY work in time for summer? You’ll need somewhere to store the waste your project generates, and what better way to do so than hiring a skip from Lostock Skips?

Choosing the right skip for your skip hire in Leyland will make a huge difference in terms of cost, allowing you to benefit from cost-efficient waste disposal.

To calculate skip size, you need to estimate how many bin bags you need to get rid of. Here’s a simple guide to help you select the best skip for your skip hire in Leyland:


  • 2-yard mini skip

The 2-cubic yard mini skip can fit 20-30 bin bags of rubbish and 4 wheelie bins, making it ideal for small clear outs and DIY projects.

  • 4-yard midi skip

Twice the size of the mini skips are the 4-cubic yard skips which offer ample space for 30-40 bin bags and 8 wheelie bins. These skips are best suited to kitchen or bathroom refits.

  • 8-yard maxi skip

The 8-cubic yard maxi skip has drop doors and can store 60-80 bin bags and 16 wheelie bins – perfect for garden renovations and larger DIY projects.

  • 12-yard open skip

The 12-cubic yard open skips can fit 100-120 bin bags and 24 wheelie bins and Lostock Skips recommend them for large scale projects which produce light materials.

  • 16-yard open skip

Also suitable for light, bulky materials, and great for multiple room renovations, the 16-cubic yard open skips are designed to fit 140-160 bin bags and 48 wheelie bins.


  • 8-yard enclosed skip

The 8-yard enclosed skip is the smallest commercial skip Lostock supply for skip hire in Leyland.

  • 10-yard enclosed skip

For larger projects, the 10-cubic yard enclosed skip is guaranteed to store business waste conveniently and allows you to dispose of it straight away.

  • 22-40-yard roll on-roll off skip

Roll on-roll off skips can be delivered and collected daily to ensure bulky materials are cleared from your site quickly.

  • Enclosed compactor bin

To meet the demands of immense projects, Lostock supply enclosed compactor bins that provide an economical solution for reducing large volumes of waste and cut down on skip collections.

If you need to know more about the skips Lostock Skips provide for skip hire in Leyland, don’t hesitate to get in touch with them by calling 01204 698 153, or if you know exactly which one you need, book your skip today.