Terms & Conditions

General Information

1.1 Any order placed with L and C Skip Hire Ltd which takes its vehicles off the public highway will be at the customers own risk, they will accept full responsibility for any consequential damage that may occur to persons, property or vehicles as a result of this.

If any driver for L and C Skip Hire Ltd deems the skip to be dangerous the excess waste will be removed and left with the customer.

L and C Skip Hire Ltd will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by failure to supply, or any delay in supply which may be caused directly or indirectly by any circumstances beyond our control, including fire, accident, breakdown of machinery, shortage of labour material, or by an act of neglect on the part of the customer.

All materials removed by us are accepted subject to the materials not being dangerous or difficult to dispose of as defined by section 17 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (section 17 of this act replaces the Deposit of Poisonous Waste Act 1874) and as amended by the C.O.S.H.H Regulations 1989, unless properly declared in advance.

L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserve the right not to collect waste if payment is not received or accounts are in arrears.

The time allowed for loading/unloading is 20 minutes. If the vehicle is kept longer than this L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right to charge waiting time.

L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right to charge the customer for all costs incurred as a result of a cancellation or variation of the whole or part of an order, together with loss of profit and all other consequential loss.

L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserve the right to return similar waste types and tonnage to customer
if full payment is not received.

Skip Hire

2.1 It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that skips placed on the highway or public places have the permission of the local highway authority and are adequately lit and coned off in accordance with the Highways Act 1980, L and C Skip Hire Ltd can organise permits with the Local Authority at an additional cost to the customer.

2.2 The Customer shall ensure that the skip is not overloaded by weight or by volume at the time of collection. 8-yard skips should be loaded so that they are filled no higher than the top of its sides. Any skip from 12 yards up to 40 yards roll on-off are only to be used for light waste or loaded not exceeding the maximum legal road limit for the vehicles. L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserves the right not to collect overloaded skips and any costs incurred due to unsafe loads/overloading will be passed on to the customer.

2.3 The customer will be liable for any loss or damage to the skip container (excluding fair wear and tear) during the term of the skip hire period and will be charged the current purchase price of the skip. Once a skip has been placed it shall not be repositioned without prior consent from L and C Skip Hire Ltd as moving skips on site could result in inability to collect the skip.

2.4 The maximum rental period is 7 days for ‘cash’ customers and 21 days for ‘account’ customers. It is the responsibility of the customer to request collection within this time.

2.5 L and C Skip Hire Ltd require 24 hours’ notice for collection of a skip.

2.6 L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserve the right to collect a skip once the maximum rental period has expired without prior notice.

2.7 Non permissible items in skip (a £200 surcharge will be added if any of these items are placed in the skip)


Tipping in Waste Transfer Station

3.1 Customers using L and C Skip Hire Ltd Licensed Waste Transfer Station do so entirely at their own risk.

3.2 Only waste permitted under L and C Skip Hire Ltd licence may be deposited on the site.

3.3 L and C Skip Hire Ltd reserve the right to refuse any materials that are hazardous or unsuitable to be deposited on site.

3.4 Material for deposit on our site will only be accepted from registered waste carriers and must be accompanied by a controlled waste transfer note stating a description of the waste (with EWC code), the source of the waste and the details of the waste carrier, including carrier registration number. Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991.