Details about your Skip Hire
brownSkips.com cover areas in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
Key towns and cities include:
Hampshire: Southampton, Fareham, Romsey, Winchester, Andover and Basingstoke.
Wiltshire: Salisbury and Amesbury
Berkshire: Newbury, Thatcham and Hungerford
Oxfordshire: Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Wantage and Wallingford.
Skip License Requirements
Any skip placed on a public highway requires a license from the council. brownSkips.com will arrange a skip license for you, along with all necessary lighting on the skip to comply with regulations. You will not need a skip license if you’re putting the skip entirely on private land.
Skip licenses can take up to 7 working days to obtain and vary in cost depending upon local authority.
General Mixed Waste
This is our most popular skip. This skip should not include hazardous materials, asbestos, gas bottles, fridges/freezers, oil drums, fertilisers, aerosols, grip fill tubes, pesticides or TV’s.
These skips should also not include more than 10% in volume of plasterboard.
Concrete & Rubble
Contents typically include bricks, concrete blocks, paving slabs, rubble and broken out concrete from foundations and pathways. If you select this skip type, contents should not other waste types including tarmac, soil and stones.
Garden waste typically includes leaves, flowers, grass, weeds, tree bark and pruned branches. Contents should not include large volumes of soil, treated wood and tree stumps (more than 60cm in diameter), along with other waste types.
Plasterboard skips include Gypsum panel boards. Contents should not include ceramics, insulation and timber along with other waste types.
These skips are typically filled with soil from excavation arisings. Contents should not include clay, chalk or turf.
These skips are sold at a discounted rate due to the waste being segregated at source. Contents should not include treated timber, creosoted products and MDF.
We have to take extra care when dealing with hazardous materials, so we are currently unable to take orders online. Please contact us to receive a quotation. Environmental legislation restricts hazardous waste within skips. Hazardous waste typically includes asbestos, computer monitors, televisions, aerosols, gas canisters, paint cans, fridges or freezers.
If you need further advice, please do not hesitate to contact us
brownSkips.com accepts no liability for damage claims arising from vehicles delivering/collecting off the public highway.
Please note: When delivering or collecting off the public highway it is possible that damage can occur to the ground surface of your property. If you ask us to proceed off the public highway, it must be clearly understood that it is at your request and your responsibility.
Hazardous materials: No hazardous materials must be placed in the skip, including but not limited to, asbestos, fridges, TV's or other monitors, tyres, liquids, pyrotechnics, paints, solvents and plasterboard. Materials of this type placed in a skip could endanger our staff and will incur the hirer additional charges or the material returned to your site.
Skips in the public highway: To be completely compliant lights to be positioned on the containers and lit during the hours of darkness and cones to divert the flow of traffic. Any call out by the authorities is chargeable. We can supply lights and cones at additional cost.
Skip road licences: If your skip requires a permit to stand on the road we will apply to the Highways Authority on your behalf. Before the permit expires we will contact you on the contact numbers provided to ascertain whether you require the renewal of the permit. If we receive no answer on any of the numbers provided we would collect the skip on the last day of the current permit. There will be no refunds for part filled skips. The Highways Authorities do not refund permit applications. Please allow four to five working days for a road permit to be granted. We cannot deliver the skip before the permit has been granted.
Level loads only: Containers are only to be filled so they form a level top with the side of the skip. If the driver considers the load unsafe we will be unable to move the container.
Burning in the containers: Fires are not permitted in the containers. Any damage caused by the burning whether accidental or deliberate will be chargeable.
Website Pricing: The price of any services will be as quoted on our website at the time we receive your order, except in cases of obvious error. If we discover an error in the price of services you have ordered, we will inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you, we will treat the order as cancelled and you will receive a full refund.
Internet & telephone bookings: This policy applies to goods and services ordered through the website of chiltonSkips.com, brownSkips.com and Raymond Brown Waste Solutions, or over the telephone, when a payment has been made by credit/debit/charge card.
We will refund a skip providing at least 24 hours notice is provided. We reserve the right to charge for a wasted journey should our driver arrive at the delivery address but the skip is turned away.
What is not included in the refund?
If an order for a skip is cancelled within the accepted cancellation period and brownSkips.com has arranged an On Road Permit on your behalf, the Local Authority will not refund this fee and you will still be liable for payment.
Funds will be refunded to the customer's credit/debit card within 30 days from cancellation of the order date.
Price (inc VAT): £
(Of which £ (inc. VAT) is a refundable deposit)
Registered Office Address: 160 Christchurch Road, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3AR
Registered in England No: 03601649