Domestic & Commercial Skip Hire - Metal Waste Recycling - Plasterboard Waste Recycling - Isle of Lewis & Harris

Domestic & Commercial

 Skip Hire

We provide domestic and commercial skip hire and waste management services throughout the Island. We can supply various sized skips, and our hire prices, which are dependent on hire duration, location, and skip waste weight, are very  competitive.


Roll-On Roll-Off Skip Hire

We provide roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) skips which are ideal for construction and industrial organisations who need to dispose of a high volume of waste, or for sites with ongoing manufacturing waste.These skips remove the need for multiple skip deliveries and collections. 

Metal Waste

Skip Hire

We provide a scrap metal recycling service throughout the Island. We can supply various sized skips for safe storage. Metals can be recycled indefinitely without losing any of their properties so recycling them is a more effective way of getting rid of metal waste.

Plasterboard Waste 

 Skip Hire

We provide a plasterboard waste disposal and recycling service throughout the Island. Our service allows for easy control of plasterboard waste, safe in the knowledge that all of the plasterboard will be recycled in full compliance with all regulations

Skip Permits and Siting Of Skip

Permit required if skip to be placed on :-

  • Public Road

  • Footpath

Not required if skip to be placed on :-

  • Driveway

  • Hardstanding

  • Privately owned property

Skips greater than 8cu.yds. capacity cannot be placed on a public road or footpath. CNES Permits required for public road or footpath, 3-5 days for approval.

Skip siting must not :-

  • Block any road or footpath

  • Block or cover any drain

  • Be placed on a verge

Skip Contents - Acceptable Waste

  • Brick

  • Soil

  • Rubble

  • Concrete

  • Timber

  • Glass

  • Metal

  • Green Waste

  • Plastic

  • Paper

  • Cardboard

  • Non-Electrical Fittings

  • Furniture 

  • Plasterboard (only if contained within heavy duty specialist bags, or in a separate skip)


Skip Contents - Prohibited Waste

  • Fridges & Freezers

  • Cookers, Fans & Toasters

  • Televisions

  • Telephones

  • Computer Towers & Monitors

  • Gas Bottles & Cylinders (full or empty)

  • Fluorescent Tubes

  • Clinical Waste & Syringes

  • Hazardous & Toxic Waste

  • Oils & Filters (engine, hydraulic, & cooking)

  • Petrol & Diesel

  • Paint, Paint Tins & Solvents (unless empty)

  • Resins

  • Tyres

  • Asbestos

  • Uncontained Plasterboard

Angus Maciver Ltd 

Skip Hire Division

2a Rigs Road


Isle of Lewis


Tel      :- 01851 705155

Fax    :- 01851 702551

Email :- info@  

Monday - Friday :​ 8.00am - 5.00pm 

 Saturday : 9.00am - 1.00pm

Copyright 2020 Angus Maciver Ltd

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