Q. How much does skip hire cost from Billy Bowie Special Projects?

The cost of skip hire is based on your location, the type of waste and the size of skip you require.  Please contact our team for a quote by telephoning 01563 549 049, chatting to us on Facebook Messenger, via instant chat on our website or email us at [email protected]

Q. What can I put in the skip?

General Household Waste, Green Waste, General Builders Waste, Wood, Plastic, Metal, Soil & Bricks

Q. How full can I fill the skip?

For our skip hire collection team to collect the skip safely, it must be filled no higher than the height of the skip to allow secure transportation.

Q. Do I need a permit to hire a skip?

If you are storing the skip in a driveway or a garden, there is no need for a permit. However, if you plan to keep the skip on a public highway, a skip permit will be required.  We can arrange to get this from the relevant local authority.  We will tell you the total cost at the time of booking.

Q. How long can I keep the skip for?

We offer skip hire for 7 days but this can be extended, at an additional cost, if required.

Q. How do I arrange for the skip to be collected and is there an additional charge for this?

When your skip is full call our skip hire team on 01563 549 049.  There is no additional cost for collection – we have no hidden charges – what you are quoted at the time of booking is what you will pay.

Q. What skip sizes do you offer?

We offer 5, 8, 12, 15, 20, 30 and 40 cubic yard skips –  for further details see our additional Skip Information 


Q. What is included in the cost of Skip Hire?

Everything! We have no hidden charges. The price we charge for skip hire includes delivery and collection of the skip; the waste is then sorted so that as much of the waste as possible is recycled.

FAQs – Septic Tanks

Q. How often should I empty / clean my Septic Tank?

A. We recommend you empty / clean your tank at least once per year.

Q. Do you charge extra for an emergency response?

A. No we charge a set cost dependent on your location. However you may be charged more if the quantity is over 1,000 gallons.

Q. Do you have a schedule that I can be added to so I don’t miss the next scheduled clean?

A. Yes we can put you on to our system and give you a call back in a year’s time, This is a free service.

Q. How close does the tanker need to get to the Septic Tank?

A. Our vehicles come with standard 30 mtrs of hose and we have more if required. There is no additional charge for longer hoses.

Billy Bowie Special Projects provide a rapid response service for emergency situations and provide 24 hour cover on 01563 549 049.