Frequently asked questions:
Q How do I know what size skip I need?
A We provide a wide range of skips from 4 to 14 yards which in general cater for
the vast majority of needs. Please view our sizes page to find out what skip is
right for you.
Q Is there anything I can't put into the skip?
A Asbestos, fridges, freezers, batteries and tyres cannot be loaded onto the skip.
If you are disposing of potentially hazardous materials please call us for advice on 020 8419 8060
Q Where will the skip be left?
A In an ideal world the skip should reside on your property. If it is to be sited on a public highway a permit
needs to be obtained from your local authority. ACE Skip hire can assist you with this if required.
Q How much can I put into the skip?
A The skip must not be loaded to a level higher than the top. For detailed skip information please view our
Q Do you provide skip for domestic and commercial use?
A Yes, account customers are welcome.
Q How do I pay for the skip?
A You can pay the driver on delivery by cash or cheque. Alternatively you can pay over the phone by credit card.
Q How long can I have the skip for?
A The hire price is the same, irrespective of length of hire. However if you think you'll require the skip for a period
of more than 2 weeks please advise us at time of hire.
Q The skip is to be delivered in the congestion charge zone, does this effect the price?
A If the delivery address is located within the London Congestion Charging Zone, the extra charge will be added
to the cost of the skip. If delivery and collection are on different days then both days will apply.
The current Congestiion Zone charge is £8 per day.
If you have a question not answered above please call us on 020 8419 8060 for helpful advice.
If you require your skip to go on the public highway, then you will need a skip permit from your local authority.
Each local authority has different rules, time limits and prices.
If your local authority is not listed then please call our office for further advice.
Barnet:- Require 24 hours notice, the permit will last for 2 weeks or 4 weeks and the costs are £55 and
Brent:- Requires 72 hours notice, the permit will last for 2 weeks and costs £43 controlled parking zones are
charged at £10 per day via the Parking Shop.
Harrow:- Requires 48 hours notice, the permit will last for 4 weeks and costs £45.00
Hounslow:- Requires 24 hours notice, the permit will last for 2 weeks and costs £48.00. Controlled parking zones are
charged an extra £42.00
£10 & will take
72 hours to obtain.
Richmond:- Requires 3-5 working days depending on location. Permit will last for 3 weeks at a cost of £55.00.
Parking suspension will cost between £8.00 - £30.00 per day. Plus a £92 admin charge.
*Information correct at time of publication.
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