Here's a compiled list of the best skip companies available in Nottingham.

No.1 – Ilkeston Skip Hire

Donald Ward Limited, trading as Ilkeston Skips, Scrap Metal & Waste Management, is a skip hiring company which is based in Derbyshire but also has area coverage in places such as Nottinghamshire.

They've been operating for over 80 years, as a local, family owned business which has slowly grown to have over 400 employees operating across their various sectors.

An interesting point when considering whether you should use Ilkeston, is the customer portal  and application which they have made. This is especially useful for corporate clients, who often have lots of waste management and skip hire duties on a daily basis.

Available skip sizes range from 3 yard, 5 yard, 8 yard, 12 yard and 18 yard. Let always, if you need a road permit please get in touch with their support team so they can facilitate with this process.

Ilkeston Area coverage include:

  • Derby
  • Chesterfield
  • Burton (full list available on their website)

Additional services include:

  • Metal recycling and full vehicle recycling. You can get a quote with a vehicle registration number by visiting their website.
  • Commerical/Industrial waste management and Hazardous substance removal such as Asbestos, Oils, Pressurized Containers and Fluorescent Tubes.
  • Site acquisition and/or asset disposal
  • Bulk excavation, remediation and aggregate supply

Finally, when it comes to Ilkeston, you'll only be looking at the big numbers. For example, they handle over 1 million tonnes of materials annually across their metals, minerals and waste services, annually.

Contact No.: 0345 337 0000 (main) / 0345 337 5050 (hazardous)

Email: [email protected] (main) / [email protected] (hazardous substances) or https://www.ward.com/contact-us/ (get a quote)


No.2 – Colson skips

Colson skips, with their readily available team, also provides services such as grab hire, sale & delivery of ready mixed concrete and business waste management.

Available skip sizes include 2 yard, 4 yard, 8 yard and 12 yard. Furthermore, they've got Roll on / Roll off skips available for heavy-duty waste & commercial customers, which is available in the sizes 20 yard, 30 yard and 40 yards.

Like always, their first method of delivery would be on the highway on the expected delivery address. You must inform them if you wish for this to be delivered to a private property. Don't forget to ask for assistance with skip permits, if delivery to a private property is not an option.

Normally skips take up-to 48hrs before delivery after an order has been placed. Here's what some people are saying about Colson skip:

The best skip company going! Good value, Honest and genuine with a touch of northern soul, plus oscar  the dog!!

Colson skips Area coverage include:

  • Nottinghamshire
  • Derbyshire

Additional services include:

  • Road sweeping
  • Scrap metal recycling
  • Demolition services

You can view the full range of services provided by Colson skips, on their second website.

Contact No.: 01773 765 720

Email [email protected] or https://colson-skips.co.uk/order-online/ (get a quote)


No.3 – Skip Hire Nottingham

REM Waste (Nottingham), also known as Skip Hire Nottingham, has been ranked No.4 in our top 5 skip hire Sheffield and ranked No.3 in our Top 5 skip hire Liverpool

Has managed to make it to No.3 on our Top skip hire Nottingham. You can read previous reviews and explanation about the company on the provided links above.

REM Waste Area coverage include:

  • Abbey Park
  • Leen Valley
  • Sherwood (full list available on their website)

Contact No.: 0115 824 6234

Email: [email protected]


No.4 – Vale Skip Hire

Vale, if you're looking for a company with an aggressive reach throughout Nottingham, then you've come to the right place.

Vale, has 4 main skip sizes. These range from Mini (2 yard), Midi (4 yard), Maxi (6 yard) and Builders skip (8 yard). If you're looking for Roll on / Roll off skip, they do not provide this type of skips sizes for commercial users.

Here's what people are saying:

Great value, friendly staff and great service  - would definitely use again. — Phil L.

Vale Area coverage include:

  • Arnold
  • Attenborough
  • Burton Joyce (full list available on their website)

Additional services include:

  • Aggregate and Top soil reseller

Keep in mind that when hiring skips from Vale and most other skip companies (unless specified) hazardous materials such as Asbestos, Medical waste Oil(s) and treated timber are not permitted.

Contact No.: 01159 894 043

Email: [email protected]


No.5 – A1 Skip Hire

A1, is a family run skip hiring and waste transfer station. They've been established for more than 25 years providing efficient waste disposal solutions.

There's 2 skip sizes, 4 yard and 8 yard, which is publicly available. Both prices range from £145 for the 4 yard skip (delivered on drive) or £195.00 (delivered on the road). Prices for the 8 yard skips start at £225.00 (delivered on drive) or £275.00 (delivered on road).

Keep in-mind that costs for delivering on road vary from delivering on the drive because it's an all-inclusive price which includes the cost of obtaining a skip permit on your behalf, from local authorities.

Skips from A1 can be kept for up to 2 weeks (14 days) after which you would need to get in touch with them to extend your services. This would incur additional charges.

A1 Area coverage include:

  • Bullwell (within 10-mile radius)
A1 Skip hire Area coverage map

Contact No.: 0115 979 44 55

Email: [email protected] or https://www.a1minimixandskips.co.uk/contact-us.html (get a quote)