Ace Bates Skip Hire Limited (the "Company"): Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Privacy Policy:

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.

Terms & Conditions:

  1. Terms Used:
    The term the "Hire" or the "Hirer" shall mean the person or company hiring the skip and / or their representatives. The "Owner" or the "Company" shall mean "Ace Bates Skip Hire Limited".
  2. Conditions of Trading and Hire (including delivery policy and timeframes):
    2. IT IS THE HIRERS RESPONSIBILITY TO OBTAIN A PERMIT WHERE NECESSARY. The container is on a three day hire period unless special terms have been agreed. The Company reserves the right to charge rental on additional days hired. Customers who hire a skip that they wish to place on a public road are solely responsible for the skip. They must provide adequate warning lights, reflectors, cones etc. For all skips loaded above level, the excess will be removed at an extra cost to the customer. The Company rely on the Hirer instructions for sitting the containers and shall not be responsible for damage to any surface areas of the property. The customer shall be responsible for warning the Company of any hazards e.g. overhead cables. The customer shall be responsible for any loss, damage or burning to the containers and will be liable for the cost of repairs and expenses incurred. By making a payment for the hire of a skip the Hirer confirms they have read and confirm their acceptance to the terms and conditions stated below.
    3. Delivery of the skip is normally arranged for the same day as the order is placed. On delivery of the skip you will be asked to sign a delivery docket which will also include the terms and conditions noted on this webpage.
    4. The Hire will pay the hire charge to the Owner in advance unless credit account arrangements have been made.
    5. Waste material collected much have been notified to the authorities specified in the Deposit of Poisonous Materials Waste Act 1972 whereby three clear days' notice of such notification must have been given prior to the collection unless the waste material is exempt from notification under regulations three clause 1-5 inclusive. Note: Asbestos of all forms is hazardous and must be notified.
    6. The Company can accept no responsibility for failure to apply to collect or for delay in supplying and collecting containers which may be due directly or indirectly to any cause or circumstance beyond our control or any unforeseen or abnormal conditions.
    7. The Hirer undertakes to direct at his or her sole discretion to the deliver where to deposit the container, the said driver being for the purpose of such deposit the agent of the Hirer.
    8. If the Hirer directs a vehicle delivering or collecting the container to leave a public highway he or she shall indemnify the Company in respect of any loss, costs, claims, damages or expenses that the Company may thereby sustain whether as a result of personal injury or as a result of damage to the vehicle itself or to the property of the Hirer or third parties. This includes any subsidence caused when lifting or removing containers.
    9. The Company reserves the right to execute any order and remove containers if the arrangements for payment are not satisfactory to the Company and to suspend or discontinue delivery of containers to any account Hirer whose account is overdue for payment, and in each and every case the Company reserves the right to unload the contents of the container on the Hirer premises to which the container was delivered, without incurring any liability for any loss or damage occasioned by such actions.
    10. During the continuance of the contract the Hirer shall make good to us the loss or damage to the containers whilst on hire to them from whatever cause the same may arise, fair wear and tear excepted and shall also fully and completely indemnify us in respect of all claims by any person, organisation, company or body or persons whatsoever for injury to person or property caused by or in connection with a arising our of the use of containers and in respect of all damages, claims, charges and demands in connection therewith howsoever the same may arise.
    11. The Hirer shall not move the container from the site or position on the site to which it was delivered unless prior consent be obtained from us.
    12. Unless otherwise agreed by the owner in writing the terms and conditions shall apply to all order placed with the owner. Any stipulations or conditions contained in a Hirers order form which conflict with any of these terms and conditions or in any way qualify of negate the same shall be deemed to be inapplicable to any order placed with the owner unless expressly agreed to by the owner in writing when acknowledging the order in question.
    13. The Hirer will take all proper care of all of the owners property which has been hired by the Hirer, including but not limited to the container, lamps and cones, where applicable, while in the possession of the Hirer and shall be responsible for all claims, costs, damages and expenses arising out of the position of the container a the use thereof during the period of hire and will indemnify the owner against any claim in respect thereof.
    14. It shall be the responsibility of the Hirer to ensure that the container is properly illuminated during shall times as the law shall require and shall indemnify the owner against any claims, demands, damages, proceeds and expenses in respect of the failure to light the said containers as aforesaid "see lighting and container paragraph".
    15. The Hirer undertakes that they have lawfully obtained every necessary authority or license from the local authroi8gy which may be required in connection with the use of the container supplied under this contract. Furthermore the Hirer undertakes to comply with all legislation in regard to the use of such containers and in particular articles 96 and 97 of the Road "Northern Ireland" Order 1983.
    16. Unless otherwise stated in writing the standard hire period will be a delivery on day one and a collection on day four. No time guarantees are made for any deliveries a collections. The Company reserves the right to collect the container at a date later than specified. Were hire is required for additional period the Hirer will be charged at the prevailing rate for each extra day.
  3. Lighting and Coning of Containers:
    1. A container on the public or private carriageway shall be protected by three cones positioned on the approaching traffic side.
    2. During the hours of darkness, twilight and at times of reduced visibility an amber lamp shall be attached to each side of the container and when the container has been placed on the public or private carriageway lamps must be placed between traffic cones. Each lamp should have an illuminative power of not less than one candela and must remain lit throughout the period of darkness, twilight or reduced visibility.
    3. Clauses above apply in addition to any regulations which the law may impose in relation to the lighting of such a container.
  4. Restricted Material:
    1. The following list of items are classed by the Company as restricted materials and surcharges will apply where these items have been deposited without the express agreement of the Company in writing. The list of restricted materials is not finite and the Company reserves the right to amend the list by oral representation to the Hirer at any time.
      1. Fridges / freezes.
      2. Paint Cans.
      3. Asbestos.
      4. Fluorescent tubes.
      5. Liquids / food stuffs.
      6. Batteries.
      7. Glass cylinders.
      8. Tires.
      9. Televisions / Monitors.
      10. Clinical / Medical waste.
      11. Solvents.
      12. Oil.
      13. Plasterboard / Max 10% of load.
      14. Hazardous, toxic materials.
  5. Payment Terms:
    1. Accounts must be settled 14 days on invoice otherwise 5% interest per month will be charged. In accordance with the roads and Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 you or your agents are responsible for the lighting or placing of cones on or around the skip containers as detailed above.
    2. A full refund will be given to all customers in the event that the Company receives at least a 24 prior notice in order to arrange cancelation. Cancelation by phone is acceptable if required, please call 02890 111111 to arrange cancellation.
  6. Contact Details: If required, please contact us at the below address, telephone or email address:

    Business Address: Unit 1, Duncrue Pass, Belfast BT3 9BF, United Kingdom.
    Business Telephone: 028 90 111 111.
    Business Email:

    Ace Bates Skip Hire Limited has the registered carrier number: ROC 481. VAT number 809967377.

Ace Bates Skip Hire Limited, Suppliers of skips of all sizes and top soil delivery, all rights reserved. Email:
Office: 1106 Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT14 8SA Tel: 028 9011 1111 / 028 9071 5555 | Depot: Licensed Waste Transfer Station, Unit 1, Duncrue Pass Belfast BT3 9BF, United Kingdom.
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