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Small & Large Skips for Hire in Millom

NWR are the leading provider of fast, reliable skip hire in Millom and the surrounding area, be it a domestic skip booking or large trade containers and business waste collection and recycling services.

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Formerly Brampton Skip Hire, NWR is a privately owned and operated skip hire business based in Cumbria, servicing everyone from domestic householders needing a small skip for a DIY project to large housebuilders, business parks and local authorities with flexible and cost-effective trade waste bins and large Roll On Roll Off waste container collections.

In addition, we also partner with other nationwide waste management companies on a local waste reception and tipping through our purpose-built waste transfer station and disposal facility, including Materials Recycling Facility and the production of Solid Recovered Fuel.

NWR are dedicated to helping our customers reduce, reuse and recycle their waste materials.

Our skip hire services cover all of West Cumbria (Seascale, Aspatria, Egremont, Maryport, Millom, Silloth and Wigton, Whitehaven, Workington, Cockermouth) as well as over to Keswick, Carlisle and Penrith, 

Plus for every skip hire delivery and exchange we donate £1 to nominated local charities and environmental campaigns.

So, for fast, reliable, and reliable local skip hire in Millom and West Cumbria, 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.