Apply for a licence to place a skip on the highway
You must have a Skip Licence if you intend to place a skip on the public highway. The application must be made by the skip hire company, not the person hiring it.
Alternatively, download and complete a Skip Licence Application Form (PDF)
The Skip Licence Terms and Conditions set out standard requirements and legal obligations that you will have to fulfil in order to place a skip on the road (PDF)
How to pay
The licence fee is £35 or £65 for express consent.
Skip hire is covered by Section 139 of the Highways Act 1980. For full details please see the UK Statute Law website.