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Skip Hire Lake District – Book on-line today.

Leading Skip Hire Provider in the Lake District. All sizes available, over 2,500 in stock. 10% off first web orders, use code HELLO10 at checkout.

North West Recycling are the largest waste management operator in the Lake District, servicing the whole of the Cumbria  with fast and reliable skip hire. Indeed, we like to think that we provide our customers with easy, local skip hire 24/7 which doesn’t cost the earth.

Covering the entirety of Cumbria, we provide the most cost effective skip hire to your location. Our services include skip hire in the Lake District, Penrith Skip Hire, Kendal Skip Hire, Ambleside Skip Hire, Keswick Skip Hire, Skip Hire Windermere, Skip Hire in Grasmere.

GOOD TO KNOW – We promise to beat any written like for like quotation (valid for 30 days), and can guarantee delivery for the next day if you order before 4pm the day before.

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So, for fast, reliable, and responsible local skip hire in the Lake District click below.

For multiple collections and commercial waste enquiries please call our customer services team on 01228 672999.

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Skip Hire FAQs

  • What can’t I put in a skip?

    Below is a list of items that cannot be put in a skip:

    • Asbestos Batteries Clinical
    • Medical Waste Fluorescent Tubes Fridges
    • Freezers Gas Cylinders
    • Empty Aerosols Hazardous
    • Toxic Material
    • Liquids
    • Oil
    • Paint Cans
    • Plasterboard (max 10% of load)
    • Solvents
    • TV’s/Monitors
    • Tyres

    If you have any of these items and need them collected, please contact us and we will be able to assist you in their collection and disposal in the correct manner.

  • What do I do if I have more waste than initially estimated?

    You must call the office on 01228672999 prior to collection and arrange added items for collection.

  • How soon can I expect the waste to be collected after booking the service?

    By using our NEW online booking service, time slots are available to choose from.

    Via the phone, we strive to provide prompt service. The timeline for collection will be discussed and scheduled with you at the time of telephone booking.

  • Can I get a price estimate for my waste removal needs?

    Yes call the team on 01228672999 or visit our website.

    We are always happy to provide you with a price estimate based on your specific requirements. Contact us on 01228672999 with the details of your waste removal project, and we’ll provide you with a customized quote.

  • What payment methods do you accept?

    Online bookings and over the phone payments.

    We accept various payment methods, including credit/debit cards, cash, and other electronic payment options. Our team will provide details during the booking process.

  • What areas do you serve in Cumbria?

    We primarily serve Cumbria and its surrounding areas. Please contact us to inquire about specific service locations.

  • Do I need to be present during the waste collection?

    No – all items must be outside on the day of collection and access must be available.

  • Is North West Recycling a licensed and environmentally responsible service provider?

    Yes, we are fully licensed and committed to environmentally responsible waste management. We follow eco-friendly practices to minimize our environmental impact.

  • How do I book a Man & Van Service?

    Online or over the phone by calling 01228 672999.

    Booking our service is simple. Contact us, and our team will assist you in scheduling a convenient date and time for waste collection.

  • What types of waste can I dispose of using your Man & Van Service?

    Our service is suitable for various types of general mixed light weight non-hazardous domestic and business waste, including household waste, garden waste, construction debris, and more. We prioritize eco-friendly disposal and recycling methods whenever possible.

  • What are the weight limits for each load size?

    The weight limits for each load size are as follows:
    Mini Load: 100kg
    Small Load: 200kg
    Medium Load: 400kg
    Large Load: 600kg
    (Max load 700 kg – No large amounts of soil – stone – rubble)

  • What load sizes are available for this service?

    We offer a range of load sizes, including Mini Load, Small Load, Medium Load, Large Load, and XX-Large Load, each designed to handle different quantities of waste. Please refer to the product descriptions for load size details. (Max 12 yards light mixed waste).

  • What if I can’t get a skip permit?

    If a permit is not granted we can also offer a wait and load service, where the driver will wait while you load the skip.

  • What areas do North West Recycling cover?

    North West Recycling cover Carlisle, North Cumbria, Northumberland and Dumfries & Galloway for skip hire.

  • What size skip do I need?

    Our guide above lists the various skip sizes you can hire, along with their dimensions and some guidance.

  • Where can I have my skip dropped?

    Skips can be dropped on a private property such as your garden or drive, or on the road outside your house.

  • What can I do if I have no space to have a skip dropped?

    North West Recycling offer a wait and load service, where the driver will wait while you load the skip.

  • Do I need Council permission to place a skip on the road?

    Yes. A permit is required from the council. There is a small charge for the skip to be placed on the road. We would be happy to arrange a skip permit for you.

  • What width do skip vehicles need to get on to my drive?

    Skip vehicle sizes can vary a little but generally 2.75 metres or 9 feet will accommodate the width of the delivering vehicle. If your drive cannot accommodate this or there are other access issues then contact us and we will suggest an alternative. Please note that skips (especially when full) can be heavy and any damage potentially incurred is at your own risk.

  • What if my skip is overloaded?

    Skips need to be level loaded – any oversized items may be removed to make safe the load. All of our skips are sheeted before removal. Overloaded skips cannot be safely or legally removed. Additional charges may be incurred for over-filled skips.

  • How long can I keep a skip for?

    Customers are able to keep our skips for up to 14 days, or 2 months if a trade account is opened. If you do not call for a removal/exchange by the end of this period, an additional fee of £1 + VAT (skips) or £3 + VAT (ROROs) per extra day will apply.

  • How do I book deliveries/exchanges/collection, and pay for a skip?

    Call us on 01228 672999 to arrange deliveries, collections and exchanges of skips. We can take credit/debit card payments over the telephone.

  • How much notice do I need to give?

    We prefer 24 hours’ notice. However, if you call us early we can offer same day service for Carlisle CA1, CA2 and CA3 areas. For people who have a tight schedule, we will do out utmost to work around your requirements.

  • What happens to my waste?

    Skips are taken back to our state of the art fully licensed Waste Materials Recycling Facility where we divert 100% of waste from landfill. Where possible, any residual waste processed and sent to waste from energy as an SRF (solid recovered fuel) product. Hazardous waste is disposed of at compliant hazardous waste disposal sites.

  • Do North West Recycling offer Trade Accounts?

    Yes, please contact our sales team on 01228 672999 for more information.

  • What is North West Recycling’s Man & Van Service?

    North West Recycling’s Man & Van Service is a reliable and eco-friendly waste removal solution that caters to various waste disposal needs, from small to XX-large loads. We offer different load sizes to accommodate your specific requirements.

Formerly Brampton Skip Hire, North West Recycling are now the leading skip hire and waste management in the Lake District,  delivering easy, local skip hire 24/7 across the whole of Cumbria, as well as into Northumberland and southern Scotland.

Our lakes skips come in a range of sizes including 3-yard skips, 6 yard skips, 8 yard skips, 12 yard skips, 16 yard skips, 20 yards skips and  Roll On Roll Off skips.

Next day delivery is available if you book before 4pm and the areas we cover include skip hire lake district in Carlisle, Brampton, Wigton, Penrith, Keswick, Shap, and Kendal.

You can also save 10% on your first order using the code HELLO10. BOOK HERE. So for skip hire which doesn’t cost the earth, choose NWR.

As a family business, excellent service is a point of personal pride. We have more than 25 vehicles operating from our Carlisle depot, with over 2,500 skips for hire in a range of sizes starting from our smallest 3 yard mini skips through to our largest 50 yard Roll On Roll Off skips.

In addition, for every skip hire delivery and exchange we make a donation of £1 to nominated local charities, through our charity support programme.

So for fast, efficient and affordable local hire near me in the lake district including Carlisle, Brampton, Cockermouth, Egremont, Keswick, Penrith, Maryport, Wigton, Whitehaven, Workington, Annan, Castle Douglas, Dumfries, Gretna, Lockerbie, Hexham, Corbridge, Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge and the surrounding areas of Cumbria give North West Recycling a ring today!

For all business and commercial waste enquiries please call our customer services team today on 01228 672999.