Skip Hire Terms & Conditions

  1. Throughout these Conditions of Hire the term ‘Hirer’ shall refer to the person(s) or firm to whom our equipment is hired and the term ‘Company’ shall refer to H Wicks (Lindal) Ltd.
  2. The Hirer is responsible for any loss or damage to all equipment hired and will be charged for such loss or damage, together with any associated costs incurred by the Company.
  3. Any damage to, loss or defect in the equipment must be reported to the Company immediately and confirmed in writing within 24 hours.
  4. We will not be held responsible for any damage, injury or loss caused by our equipment unless the damage, Injury or loss results from our negligence and only then in Hire Condition No. 3 has been observed.
  5. Waiting time and wasted journeys will be charged at day work rates based on an hourly rate of £50.00.
  6. Open containers must not be filled to a height greater than their rim. Any overfill will render the Hirer liable to an additional charge if safe to move or make level and safe.
  7. The Hirer accepts responsibility for obtaining a permit from the local authorities to position containers on the public highway this permit will run for 4 weeks from the delivery date, (H Wicks (Lindal) Ltd will obtain the permit on the Hirers behalf if so requested) The Hirer must position cones around and illuminate such containers.
  8. The Hirer is responsible to ensure a hired skip will have sufficient space to place with no obstructions, any damage caused to driveways, paths, gardens, shrubbery, etc. pavements where access to drives has to be made. When skips are requested to be placed over garden walls or fences any damage to structurer on delivery or collection is the responsibility of the Hirer.
  9. The Hirer must declare all materials to be deposited in the skip. Note none Hazardous materials to be deposited within a skip. See list of materials not to be placed within a skip. (Charges may apply if hazardous materials are deposited within skip)
  10. The waste shall remain the responsibility of the hirer until payment is made in full to H Wicks (Lindal) Ltd.
  11. All skips are priced on a hire period of 4 weeks from delivery date, after this period there will be an additional charge per week.
  12. Damage to skips i.e fire, graffiti or impact damaged will be charged to the hirer at full market value to replace or repair the damaged skip.
  13. The Hirer is fully responsible for any waste placed within a skip.