Farwell’s is a leading skip hire company

G. Farwell Ltd. was established in 1952 by George Farwell who sold two sows and their litter at Ringwood market and with the proceeds purchased a saw bench and an old tipper lorry to start up his own business. Over 65 years later, Farwell’s has grown to become one of the leading skip hire companies in the New Forest. We can provide you with a wide range of skip sizes for any domestic or commercial waste management project at competitive prices.

Why choose US for skip hire in ringwood?

We have decades of waste management knowledge and our friendly staff are on hand to give you advice on hiring one of our skips. We serve the Ringwood & Fordingbridge area and have over 45 vehicles in our fleet, all of which are in radio contact with the main office in Sway, Lymington.

Requesting a skip hire price is easy. Simply complete our online quote form detailing your location and requirements and one of our friendly office team will call you back ASAP. Alternatively, you can call the office for an instant quote and payment over the phone.

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    Responsible and sustainable
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    Trade and other waste companies welcome
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    80% of waste recycled
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    Easy online booking and quotes
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    Road permits sorted
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    Grab lorry service available
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    Fully licensed waste carriers
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    Years of skip hire experience

skips for residential and commercial use

When you are looking for a skip to dispose of your rubbish it is important to choose the correct size skip for the job. Farwell’s offer a range of skip hire sizes, from 2-yard mini’s (perfect for when you are landscaping your garden) through to 10-yards (which are best for bulky waste such as house clearances). So, if you are moving to a new house or office, redecorating your home or knocking down walls; Farwell’s will have a skip to suit your requirements.

Leading skip hire company in Ringwood & Fordingbridge

2 yard mini (1.4m)

2 yard skip hire in Ringwood & Fordingbridge

Suitable for all general waste. Ideal for garage/garden waste and useful in areas with limited access. 35/40 bags. Gate width min: 7' 6".










6' 4"



6 yard (​4.6m​)

6 yard skip hire

Suitable for all general waste, hardcore and inert material. Available with low ends for easy access. 75/80 bags. Gate width min: 8' 6".










10' 3"


3' 6"

3 yard miDi (​2.2m)

3 yard skip hire Ringwood & Fordingbridge

Suitable for all general waste, hardcore and inert material. Useful in areas with limited access. 40/60 bags. Gate width min: 7' 6".










7' 3"

4' 8"

3' 4"

10 yard (​7.5m)

10 yard skip hire

Suitable for light, bulky waste only e.g. furniture, wood, card, paper, plastic etc. Especially good for house clearance. 180/200 bags. Gate width min: 8' 6".










11' 10"

5' 7"


Shapes and measurements are an approximate indication only.

roll on roll off hire (ro-ro)

RoRo’s are the ideal solution for disposing large volumes of waste effectively, particularly in demolition and construction projects where there is a high volume of waste material. They can also be used for heavier material such as builders waste and large bulky items. We have 2 sizes available with capacity ranging from 16 to 35 yards. Our RoRo’s are not usually placed on a public highway due to their size.

16 yard RO-RO (12m)

16 yard roll-on roll-off hire for commercial waste management

Ideal for construction and demolition projects.










20' 4"

7' 10"

3' 6"

35 yard RO-RO (27m)

large 35 yard roll-on roll-off

Ideal for large volume commercial projects.










20' 4"

7' 10"

7' 7"

Hampshire skip hire permits costs

You do not need to apply for a permit if your skip is being placed on your own private land - such as your driveway - however, a licence is required for any public road or pavement. Here to make your life simpler, G. Farwell Ltd. can arrange a Hampshire skip hire permit on your behalf. Our efficient team can assist you with the sorting of paperwork and permission as well as ensuring that you adhere to all the safety regulations, when placing it on a public highway. It can take up to 7 working days for your application to be processed and the licence agreed, and we are here to talk your though the process every step of the way.

Wait and Load SKIP HIRE

Farwell’s wait and load skip hire service will allow you to quickly move waste without having to place a skip on your property or public highway. Our wait and load service could be the right solution for you, especially if a permit won’t be granted by Hampshire County Council. It is particularly useful when space is limited, such as areas with tight access or where skips are not allowed to be left overnight. Like a refuse disposal lorry, once the waste has been created, we will turn up and wait whilst you load the skip.

RINGWOOD & Fordingbridge Grab Lorry Hire

Hiring one of our grab lorries to collect your waste can be more cost-effective. Farwell’s offer a flexible and convenient service which is ideal for less accessible areas such as over fences or walls. The hydraulic arm can reach and grab materials such as soil, builders waste, concrete and bricks, saving you the time and effort of loading skips.

Our grab lorry drivers are highly experienced operators and fully licensed to operate the grab crane. We take safety seriously and will consult with you prior to collection and onsite to ensure we fully understand your requirements and location. We can also use our grab lorries to deliver aggregates such as shingle, recycled concrete, scalpings, limestone and more – please see our range of aggregates.

grab lorry hire for large commercial waste management hire


The length of time that you hire a skip from us will impact the cost. We do not offer unlimited hiring periods and if your skip is placed on a public highway or council land you will need a permit which is up to 2 weeks. We can usually accommodate extensions to this at an additional charge. Usually our customers book in advance and know the period they want to hire the skip for. We can accommodate for up 2 weeks, however we can also provide a quote for longer time periods. Council permits for placing your skip on the road are usually up to 2 weeks, for longer periods an additional fee will be charged.

Skip weight limits

The size and weight of a skip is measured in cubic yards, usually one cubic yard will contain up to one metric tonne of waste. If your placing soil or rubble in one of our skips please tell us at time of booking as the largest skip you can hire will usually be 6 or 8-yard. Larger skips will be too heavy for our lorries to lift once they have been loaded.

Restricted items

When disposing of your waste in one of ours skips, you should always consider what you are putting in it. There are certain items which are restricted. Usually, these items can be taken to the local Ringwood household waste recycling centre in Somerly, however a charge maybe incurred. Restricted items include:

  • Gas bottles and fire extinguishers
  • Paints, cooking oil and engine oil
  • Electrical items such as fridges, freezers, televisions, microwaves
  • Asbestos, explosives and hazardous waste
  • Plasterboard (must be put in a separate skip)
  • Household and garden chemicals
  • Fuel - petrol and diesel
  • Tyres

Farwell’s Skips Save You Trips to the Tip

We are a fully-licensed and registered waste carrier, so you can rest assured that your waste will be collected and disposed of in a safe and environmentally friendly way. We recycle wood, plastic, metal, furniture, soil and rubble wherever possible, and often incinerate waste for energy creation.

Ringwood & Fordingbridge skip hire FAQ’s

If you’re unsure about what size of skip you may require or need advice on what you can put in it please take a look at our FAQ’s below:

How long can I hire a skip for?

When can you deliver my skip?

Do I need a permit for my skip?

What can I put in my skip?

About Ringwood

A bustling historic market town, Ringwood is just on the edge of the New Forest at the crossing point of the River Avon. It has a charter dating back to 1226 and Anglo-Saxon times and its weekly market has been held since the Middle Ages.

Ringwood Town FC is actually one of the oldest football clubs in Hampshire, with records dating back to 1886 and in recent times a great deal of effort has been put into maintaining the clubs playing surface so they can compete. Having won the Bournemouth Senior Cup on 4 occasions.

If you like the odd tipple the popular Ringwood brewery is situated here and produces quality craft ale using the crystal water of the River Avon. Ringwood once had more inns and ale houses than any other town in England!

For family fun Moors Valley offers outdoor adventure with a huge play park, cycling and walking trails and an authentic miniature steam railway. There’s also an 18 hole golf course covering a total of 6337 yards to enjoy.

Skip Hire across Hampshire and Dorset

Farwell's provide a reliable and quality skip hire service across all major towns and cities within the New Forest area. If your exact location is not listed don't worry, simply telephone the office or complete our online quote form for a call back from our friendly team. We can provide a fast and accurate quote and even arrange next day delivery depending on availability and your location.

Book Farwell’s for ringwood Skip Hire

If you need a skip and are based in Ringwood or the surrounding areas, then think Farwell’s. Give us a call today on 01590 682 527 or complete our online booking form for a free quote and we’ll get back to you with our best available price.