Waste Removal or Skip Hire? Which is Right for You?

When you’re having a clear-out of your house, or a garden or garage clearance, you’re faced with a few ways to get rid of your rubbish. Do you go for the quick convenience of waste removal, or do you opt for skip hire and fill it as you go? Both are good ways to dispose […]

Downsizing Made Easy: Tips and Tricks for Rubbish Removal During a Move

Moving house is the perfect excuse to take care of some household waste clearance, especially if you’re downsizing to a smaller property, or your new place has less storage space. Whether you go for domestic skip hire or call in a ‘man with a van’ rubbish removal team, this is your chance to offload the […]

Hiring a skip vs. going to the tip

The age-old question of “skip or tip?” lives on to the present day, and as with many questions in life, the answer is: “It depends.” However, there are many benefits of hiring a skip over a trip to the tip. With that in mind, let’s look at the pros and cons of hiring a skip […]

What is a skip permit?

A skip permit, also known as a skip licence, is permission from your local council to place a skip on a public highway. If you need to place a hired skip on the roadside because you don’t have any suitable private land to place it on, you’ll usually need to get a skip permit in […]

How does skip hire work?

If you’ve never hired a skip before (or you’ve had a bad experience in the past) you might be wondering “How does skip hire work?” At No. 1 Junk Street we’re committed to a stress-free skip hire experience, and that means helping you to understand how to hire a skip without any of the potential […]

What size skip will I need?

Probably the most frequently asked question about skip hire is: “What size skip do I need?” The answer is, it depends how much waste you need to put in it – but we’re happy to help you decide. We’ve put together this guide to how to choose skip sizes based on some numbers you should […]

Out with the old, in with the new: skip hire for spring cleaning

As the days get longer and we all come out of winter hibernation, it’s high time for a spring clean to get your house in order for the spring and summer months. We always see a surge in interest in domestic skip hire in London at this time of year, as well as an increase […]

What can you put in skips?

We love skips. We also love making skip hire as stress-free as possible. If you have household waste, commercial waste or demolition waste to get rid of, we’re here to help. Part of that means knowing what you can and can’t put in a skip. If your skip contains hazardous materials or controlled substances, we […]

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