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Terms & Conditions of Hire for Builders' Skips

In the following conditions
"owner" means Skip Tip Ltd, "hirer" means customer, "vehicle" means means the vehicle which is delivering or collecting the skip, "driver" means the driver of the vehicle, "the site" means the place where the skip is deposited on the directions of the driver.

  1. No agent or employee of the owner is permitted to alter or vary these conditions in any way or to give consent thereunder unless he is authorised in writing by the owner to do so.
  2. The owner will use his best endeavours to comply with the hirer requirements but can accept no responsibility for failure to supply or for any delay supplying skips which may be caused directly or indirectly by any circumstances beyond the owners control.
  3. The hirer shall direct the driver where to deposit or pick up the skip.
  4. Where the driver is directed to deposit or pick up a skip on or from a site which is off a highway the owner shall be under no liability whatsoever to the hirer for any damage howsoever caused whilst the vehicle is off the highway other than such as might have been caused by negligent driving on the part of the driver. The hirer will compensate the owner for any damage to the vehicle or skip which would not have occurred had the driver not been so directed and which is not due to any negligent driving on the part of our driver.
  5. The time for depositing or picking up a skip is ten minutes. If the vehicle is kept waiting longer than this after arrival the hirer shall be liable for reasonable demurrage.
  6. The Hirer shall make ensure that all permissions required before skips can lawfully be deposited on the site, including the permission required under the highways act 1971, have been obtained before he directs the driver to deposit the skip.
  7. The hirer shall not move the skip from the site without consent of the owner
  8. The owner shall ensure that the skip is clearly and indelibly marked with his name and telephone number.
  9. (a) The hirer shall ensure that no waste to which Section 3(1) of the Poisonous Waste Act 1972 applies is placed in the skip without the written consent of the owner.
    (b) If any waste to which the said section applies is placed in any skip the hirer shall immediately give the notices required by said section and send copies to the owner.
  10. The hirer shall ensure that from the time that the skip is deposited until the time it is picked up again by the owner:-
    (a) it is properly sited in accordance with the permissions given
    (b) it is properly lighted during the hours of darkness
    (c) no fires are lit in it
    (d) it is filled no higher than the top of it's sides
    (e) it suffers no damage except fair wear and tear.
  11. Not withstanding the terms of condition 10 it shall be the owner's responsibility to ensure compliance with any condition imposed by a highway authority relating to the marking of the skip with reflective paint.
  12. Except as specifically otherwise agreed in writing the hirer shall fill the skip within the period of hire and shall inform the owner in good time of it's readiness for collection or replacement
  13. The owner will remove or reposition the skip if required at anytime to do so by a highway authority or a constable in uniform under Section 32 of the Highways Act 1971.
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We supply skips in and around the City of Bath including Radstock, Midsomer Norton, Timsbury, Tunley, Coleford, Camerton, Peasedown St John, Shoscombe, Paulton, Writhlington, Westfield, Wellow, Combe Hay, Freshford, Bathampton, Bathford, Batheaston, Swainswick, Marksbury, Priston, Odd Down, Keynsham, Dunkerton, Clandown, Chilcompton, Saltford, Temple Cloud, Foxcote, Stratton on the Fosse, Braysdown, Paulton and many other villages situated near Bath