How to get a skip licence
You can only apply for a skip licence if you’re a company who holds a waste carriers licence and at least £10 million public liability insurance.
- The charge is £120 per calendar month.
- It allows you to keep your skip in a parking bay that you have arranged to be suspended, or on a single yellow line directly outside the property (if this does not impact traffic or access to premises).
- Your application will take five days to process.
Skips in an area with restricted parking
You may want to put a skip in an area with restricted parking. There are two ways to do this.
14 days minimum notice
To suspend a specific parking bay to keep a skip near your house, pay an administration charge of £133.40 (for residents) or £266.75 (for non-residents). It then costs £42.70 a day to suspend a specific bay. Apply to suspend a parking bay using this form.
Short notice permission
For permission to put a skip in an available bay in your area, buy a permit which costs £85.40 a day. Apply to place a skip in a parking bay.
Roads with skip restrictions
On certain roads, different rules apply to where and what time you can use skips. Download a list of streets with skip restrictions (PDF 56KB)
- Near the Emirates Stadium. Skips need to be removed at least seven hours before matches and events. Use the Arsenal website for more information about Emirates Stadium matches and events.
- Market days
- Public access