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Small & Large Skips for Hire in Longtown

North West Recycling offers great value, reliable domestic skip hire and commercial trade waste collection services in Longtown and across the whole of the region. 

NWR Skip Hire Wagon - Leading skip hire and waste management company across Cumbria including Carlisle, Penrith, Keswick, Whitehaven, Workington and surrounding areas

Initially founded as Brampton Skip Hire in 1995, North West Recycling is a family-owned business which has grown to become the leading private waste management and recycling services operation in Cumbria.

NWR offer a much more environmentally friendly and sustainable way of dealing with your business, construction and trade waste when compared to other more traditional skip hire and waste management providers.

We aim to recycle at least 50% of all waste collected, with any non-recyclable material being processed into Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF), helping you to divert waste from landfill and protecting the environment
With a fleet of 25 skip lorries, and over 2,500 skips, from the smallest 3-yard skips and trade bins to large Roll On Roll Off waste containers and compactors, you can rest assured that we can meet any waste requirement.

Book a skip on-line or for business and commercial waste enquiries please call our customer services team today on 01228 672999.

PLUS for every skip hire delivery and exchange we give £1 to local good causes and green charities, through our charity support programme.

Book now for fast, reliable, and affordable local skip hire near me and you in Longtown and Carlisle, 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 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 areas do North West Recycling cover?

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

  • 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.