Skip Hire in Ipswich

Since SunSkips incorporated Cooks Waste Kare in 2022, the firm's friendly skip hire services have been available across the whole of the Ipswich area - and at great prices too!

  • We deliver skips six days a week, Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturdays from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm.
  • We have the right-sized skip for your needs.
  • We can resolve any doubts about permits and required paperwork.

If you value five-star customer service and sustainability for your waste clearance, look no further than SunSkips’ top-rated Ipswich skip hire services.

Your price quote is the full skip hire cost, no add-ons, no additional credit card charges.

The right skip size at unbeatable prices Includes skip hire for 7 days, collection and disposal


from £241

4 Yard Skip


33 Bin Bags
5 Standard Trailers

Capacity: 4 cubic yards (3 cubic metres)

Dimensions: 1.8m x 1.1m x 0.95m | 5’11’’ x 4’0’’ x 3’2’’

Description: The 4 yard skips are our second smallest size skips available. These skips are suitable for larger garden clear-outs or small bathroom and kitchen remodels.

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from £241

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from £297

6 Yard Skip


50 Bin Bags
8 Standard Trailers

Capacity: 6 cubic yards (4 cubic metres)

Dimensions: 2.6m x 1.5m x 1.2m | 8’6’’ x 5’0’’ x 4’0’’

Description: The 6 yard skip is one size down from our builders skip and can be used for slightly larger household or office renovations, and larger garden clear-outs.

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from £297

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from £343

8 Yard Skip


60 Bin Bags
10 Standard Trailers

Capacity: 8 cubic yards (6.1 cubic metres)

Dimensions: 3.2m x 1.75m x 1.2m | 10’6’’ x 5’9’’ x 4’0’’

Description: The 8 yard skip is often referred to as the 'builders skip'. It has a large capacity, which makes it ideal for those bigger home/office renovations and garden or building projects.

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from £343

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from £393

10 Yard Skip


80 Bin Bags
13 Standard Trailers

Capacity: 10 cubic yards (7.6 cubic metres)

Dimensions: 3.5m x 1.75m x 1.5m | 12’0’’ x 5’9’’ x 4’11’’

Description: Suitable for larger house clearance jobs. No heavy, inert soils or rubble.

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from £393

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from £436

12 Yard Skip


100 Bin Bags
16 Standard Trailers

Capacity: 12 cubic yards (9.2 cubic metres)

Dimensions: 3.7m x 1.75m x 1.7m | 12’2’’ x 5’9’’ x 5’6’’

Description: Suitable for larger house clearance jobs. No heavy, inert soils or rubble. Excellent choice for segregated wood, cardboard or light, bulky waste.

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from £436

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from £490

14 Yard Skip


120 Bin Bags
18 Standard Trailers

Capacity: 120-140 bin bags

Dimensions: 4.1m x 1.8m x 1.75m | 13’1’’ x 5’9’’ x 5’11’’

Description: As with the smaller 10 and 12 yard skips, 14 yard skips are designed to hold lighter, bulky materials.

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from £490

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Skip hire: Ipswich

At SunSkips, we're delighted to bring more than 25 years' experience in waste management and skip hire to Ipswich.

As we continue to grow across East Anglia, our team is excited not only to offer quality skip hire and recycling services to the people of Ipswich but also to become a meaningful part of the community.

You can't miss our bright orange lorries and skips in Ipswich, so if you spot one, you'll know one of your neighbours just got a great deal on the friendliest skip hire service in town!


Delivery hours
Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday from 7:00am to 12:00pm

Why hire us?

SunSkips strives to go above and beyond to deliver first-class skip hire in Ipswich, working hard to make our skip rental services as simple as possible for our valued customers.

Our customers What they say about our skip hire service

Book your skip in Ipswich today!

Please ring us if you have any questions.

Your price quote is the full skip hire cost, no add-ons, no additional credit card charges

Skip hire in Ipswich

SunSkips offers a full range of skip sizes in Ipswich at unbeatable prices.

Our team deliver and collect skips in Ipswich six days a week, so whatever your waste management needs, the right skip for your job is never far away. Just give us a call, or use our simple online booking system to lock in your Ipswich skip hire - and let us handle the rest.

Skip sizes available

SunSkips offers a variety of skip sizes from Ipswich mini skip hire all the way up through 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14-yard skips.

For bigger jobs, such as construction projects or clear-outs of larger premises, we also offer 20-yard and 40-yard roll-on/roll-off skips that take high volumes of lighter, bulky waste.

Before you book, you might like to consult our skip guide, which breaks down our skip sizes and how much each one can contain.

Skip hire for builders and contractors in Ipswich

Skip hire is the most convenient method for ridding your construction site of building waste.

The most common skip for construction waste is the 8-yard skip, commonly referred to as a “builders’ skip”.

SunSkips accepts mixed construction waste in its containers and screens all of it for recyclable materials at our Ipswich skip hire site.

Large-scale skip hire solutions for industrial projects in Ipswich

SunSkips offers Ipswich skip hire solutions for even the largest volumes of waste. Our ro-ro skips (roll-on/roll-off) can be kept onsite for industrial projects to reduce the number of lorries coming and going (which in turn conserves fuel).

For industrial waste management with reduced space, talk to SunSkips about a scheduled skip exchange to keep the outflow of waste consistent.

Benefits of hiring skips

Hiring a skip in Ipswich is not only one of the simplest ways to get rid of waste, it also saves you a lot of time and is good for the environment.

With a skip outside your premises or project site, all you need to do is load it up and leave it to SunSkips to worry about sorting mixed waste into recycling categories - far less hassle than lugging it all down to the recycling centre.

Guidelines for efficient skip use

It’s important to make the necessary preparations before your skip arrives to ensure a smooth process both for you and our drivers.

Make sure you have a suitable space for your container to be delivered that doesn’t block access for vehicles or pedestrians.

Be mindful of the maximum fill line. SunSkips drivers won’t be able to collect your skip if it’s overfilled and you may need to hire another container to deal with the excess.

When can you deliver skips in Ipswich?

Our standard rental period for skips in Ipswich is one week, but it can be extended by as much as 12 days if you need a longer hire.

At SunSkips, we understand that larger projects involving a lot of waste can sometimes veer off schedule and your original collection date might need to change. If this happens to you, we want to help. Just give us a call and we will do our best to reschedule your collection date so your project doesn’t suffer.

Our clients in the Ipswich area hire skips from us six days a week from:

  • Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 6:00pm.
  • Saturdays from 7:00am to 12:00pm.

If you need to hire an Ipswich skip in a pinch, we can even deliver it the same day (providing you don’t need to place it on public land, meaning you’d need to wait for the permit to be processed by the local authorities).

And because we know you’ll be busy with your project, we’ll even call to remind you we’re on the way so you can be there to make sure we place your skip exactly where you want it.

Booking your skip hire in Ipswich

With years of experience of skip hire in Ipswich under our belt, we have a good idea of what our customers are looking for from their skip hire firm.

SunSkips has built a simple online skip hire booking system that’ll confirm your rental in minutes.

Simply tell us what skip size you need for the job, when and where in Ipswich you want it, and we’ll handle the rest. We can even check if you’ll need a permit for your location (if you’re planning on keeping it outside a property on a public street, for example).

All prices are calculated with VAT included, so there are no other hidden fees - what we quote is what you’ll pay.

Ipswich skip hire: do I need a permit?

If your skip is going on private land, there’s no need to involve Ipswich Borough Council. However, if you don’t have the space for the skip on your premises and need to keep it outside on the street, you’re going to need a permit.

No time to go through the application process with the council? SunSkips can take care of it for you for a small fee (around £110, most of which is the council’s fee for the permit).

What you need to know before hiring a skip

Hiring a skip with SunSkips is a straightforward process, but there are a few things you’ll need to bear in mind before you go ahead and make your booking.

SunSkips accepts general domestic, construction and industrial waste in its containers, but it’s important to consult the list of items that cannot be put in skips (or that require special collection at an additional charge) on our booking page.

You can keep your skip for up to seven days and must bear in mind access for drivers and pedestrians during that period.

Community engagement and local support

SunSkips isn’t just committed to providing the best possible skip hire service in Ipswich, the team is also actively involved in the Suffolk community.

From sport sponsorship to charitable donations, SunSkips is always keen to get involved with local causes and help make a difference for people in the area.

Environmental responsibility: Our commitment to recycling

Waste that ends up in landfill emits greenhouse gases, not to mention the impact it makes on the land itself.

Sustainability is a core value at SunSkips; we believe it’s our moral responsibility to divert as much waste as possible from landfill.

SunSkips sites, including the Ipswich skip hire site, are equipped with sophisticated screening lines to sort valuable waste that can be reused and recycled.

Flexible skip hire extensions and cancellations

When you’ve got a busy waste clearance job to do, whether because you’re moving house or refitting a kitchen, things don’t always go according to plan.

If you think you’re going to need to keep your skip for longer than intended, or you need to cancel your skip hire, please reach out to our friendly team so we can work out a solution.

Frequently Asked Questions about skip hire in Ipswich

We want you to feel 100% confident about how your skip hire works before you go ahead and make a booking. Here are some of the most common questions people have about their skip hire in Ipswich:

What skip sizes are available for hire in Ipswich?

How long can I hire a skip in Ipswich?

Can I place the skip on the road or pavement in Ipswich?

What items cannot be placed in the skip?

When will my skip be delivered in Ipswich?

Is there a weight limit for skips in Ipswich?

Can I request a skip replacement during the hire period?

How can I reach customer support for skip hire queries in Ipswich?

Are there any limitations on skip placement in Ipswich?

Book your skip in Ipswich today!

Please ring us if you have any questions.

Your price quote is the full skip hire cost, no add-ons, no additional credit card charges