Terms & Conditions


DEFINTION OF TERMS: The ‘Company’ signifies Barton Skip and Grab Hire Limited and/or persons acting on their behalf. The customer ‘Hirer’ signifies any person (s), firm, Company, business, and/or persons acting on their behalf who are doing business with the Company. Inert waste signifies: soil; clay; stone; bricks; concrete or rubble, mixed waste signifies non hazardous- domestic, trade, commercial, builders or industrial waste material.

YOU MUST READ THESE HIRE TERMS & CONDITIONS: The Hirer must read these hire terms and conditions upon receipt of any delivered or skip(s) or materials supplied, as the pre-booking of, the acceptance of instruction of, the delivery of, indicates a complete and binding acceptance of these terms and conditions. The Company may without prior notice collect the skip at anytime should the hire terms or conditions be breached or if any skip is deemed by the Company to be full as stated in the safe loading of skips criteria as laid out in these terms and conditions.

PROOF OF DELIVERY: As the Hirer may not be present upon delivery of any skip(s) or materials, a customer’s signature is not required upon any documentation as proof of delivery or collection of skips or goods, however, all hire terms and conditions still apply.

WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP? Any form of non hazardous domestic, trade & commercial, builders or industrial waste, inert waste or mixed waste as previously agreed when ordering a skip. Weight limits do apply.

PRICE: The price includes cost of delivery and removal of skips. Prices quoted are based on the information the Hirer supplies. The Company reserves the right to change the price if the information supplied is incorrect.

HIRE PERIODS: Unless otherwise agreed the hire period is for 14 days. Delivery day rules as day one. An excess charge may be applied to any skips still on hire after the hire period shown. All hire terms and conditions apply until the skip has been paid for and collected. We aim to collect skips within four working days after the hire period has elapsed. If a skip is sited on the public highway it must be collected when full or within the time stated by the highways authority.

ADDITIONAL CHARGES: The Hirer agrees to pay the Company any fees incurred for excess weight or incorrect waste or any overdue fees.

DELIVERY/PICK-UP: The Company will try to deliver and collect skips on the agreed dates and times but the Company will not be liable for: late delivery and late delivery does not entitle the Hirer to cancel any order or part order, nor does it entitle the Hirer to claim any compensation whatsoever. Late pick up does not entitle the Hirer to any compensation whatsoever from the Company for any reason whatsoever.

USE OF SKIPS: While the skips are in the Hirer’s possession the Hirer will not light fires in the skip, move the skip from where the driver has placed the skip. The Hirer will NOT place or allow to be placed in the skip: any toxic, corrosive material or liquids that are hazardous to health; any liquids of any kind contained in cans, drums; any other containers of any kind unless they are empty and crushed, so incapable of carrying any liquid. The Hirer will NOT place in the skip: any medical waste; animal carcasses of any kind or quantity including human; or any other material not listed but considered unsuitable for recycling or disposing of in an environmentally safe way including but not limited to asbestos, paint, tyres, gas bottles, fridge, freezers, TV’s, fluorescent tubes, light bulbs, vehicle batteries, computers monitors, fibrolite liquids and solvents.

SAFE LOADING: The skip must be loaded only up to the height of the skip and not protrude above the level of the sides of the skip. The Hirer will not fill the skip so the materials contained in there are at risk of falling out whist the skip is stationary or in transit.

RISK: The Hirer will be liable to the Company for any damage to the skip which occurs whilst in the Hirer’s possession.

ACCESS: The Hirer will be responsible for providing free access to and from the delivery site.

GROUND: No responsibility will be accepted for the damage to any surface the skip is placed upon at the request of the Hirer and any surface that is necessary for the vehicle delivering the skip to drive upon.

THIRD PARTY LIABILTIY: You the ‘Hirer’ shall fully and completely indemnify the Company in respect of all claims by any person whatsoever for injury to person or loss or damage to property howsoever caused including all cost and charges in connection therewith and arising from or in connection with the use of the skip.

INSURANCE AND NOTIFICATION OF ACCIDENTS: The Hirer shall be responsible for obtaining all prudent insurance cover, including third party liability and cover against loss or damage to the skip. If the skip is involved in any accident resulting in injury to persons or damage to property, immediate notice must be given to the Company.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The liability of the Company for any claim, damages, loss, or expense related to the supply of services is limited to the cost paid by you for those services except where the statute expressly requires otherwise. To the fullest extent permitted by law. The Company will not be liable in any event whether in tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise for any loss of profits or any consequential, indirect or special damage, loss or injury of any kind suffered by the Hirer or any other person(s).

CHANGES TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The Company may alter these terms and conditions at any time. You as the ‘Hirer’ agree to be bound by amended terms and conditions.

ACTS OF GOD: The Company will not be liable for any failure or delay in complying with any obligations imposed by these terms if the failure or delay arises directly from any circumstance beyond the Company’s control, including without limitation fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, war, insurrection sabotage, industrial disputes, transportation, and embargo, changes in law, delays or disruption by government or government agencies, traffic jams, illness’s or death of the Company ‘s directors or employees.

WAIVER: If at anytime the Company does not enforce any of these terms, the Company will not be construed as having waived that terms or its rights to later enforce that or any other term.

SEVERABILITY: If any portion of these terms is deemed to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable the remaining terms and conditions still apply.


If having arrived at site we are unable to complete delivery or collection because of an act or omission by you ‘the hirer’ (e.g. Car in the way, inadequate space, overhanging trees/cables) You will incur a Wasted Journey charge of minimum £50 + VAT.



Refund Policy

This describes how we calculate refunds and outlines our policy. Our refunds policy does not affect your statutory rights.

One clear working days’ notice is required to terminate the hiring of the skip.

Orders cancelled by 15.00pm on the working day prior to scheduled delivery date will be refunded in full. Order cancellation must be confirmed by telephone with our sales office.

Sales Office: 01582 879 718

Orders cancelled after 15.00pm on the working day prior to scheduled delivery date will be subject to a 30% cancellation fee of the hire price.

No refund will be payable once the skip has been delivered to the scheduled address.

Payment will be refunded to the customer’s debit card within 7 days from cancellation of the order date.