Welcome to Schofield Reclamation terms and conditions and skip hire terms. You will not use this website for any purpose which is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. By continuing to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Schofield Reclamation’s relationship with you in relation to our website. If you do not accept any part of these terms and conditions, please discontinue using our website.

The term ‘Schofield Reclamation Ltd’, 'Schofield Reclamation', 'YMD, 'Schofield Reclamation' or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 71-75 Shelton Street, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9JQ. Our unit is: Unit 5 Combo Park, Bulwell Lane, Basford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, NG6 0BT Our company registration number is 12133919. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website and hirer. The term 'vehicle' means the vehicle which is delivering or collecting the skip which is the subject of the contract. "Driver" means the driver of the vehicle. "Site" means the place where the skip is deposited on the direction of the Hirer.

The terms and conditions apply to all contracts with us, Schofield Reclamation Ltd. The booking, instruction to deliver or use of the skip (including the placing of any object in the skip) by you, the hirer or anyone acting on your behalf, indicates acceptance of these conditions. We, the owner, may without prior notice collect the skip at any time if these conditions are breached.

You, the hirer, is drawn to the limitation of liability below.

A signature is not required for any documentation as proof of delivery or collection of skips or goods, however these terms and conditions still apply.

These conditions may not be altered or varied unless authorised in writing by us Schofield Reclamation Ltd, the Owner.

We will use our reasonable endeavours to comply with your, the hirer, requirements.

We will not be liable in any way for any delay or failure to perform its obligations, or any loss, damage or delay incurred by you, the Hirer resulting from circumstances beyond our reasonable control which will include, without limitation, labour disturbance, accident, failure of services, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire or flood, acts of God, unforeseen or abnormal conditions or by any act or neglect on the part of the Hirer.

Skip Hire

We instruct our drivers to not drive over footpaths, drives, grass verges or other soft or landscaped ground and not to lift skips over walls/fences or other barriers or obstructions nor to place skips onto raised embankments. If you, the hirer, request the driver to do so and damage occurs (other than death or personal injury due to negligence), we will not be liable, and should the damage be caused to our vehicle, you will be responsible.

You are advised to protect paving slabs, manhole covers and other protective or superficial covers as boards will not be provided by us. Vehicles need access to the entrance of at least 3.10m wide, 3.90 m high and the site must be capable of withstanding 18 tonnes, with a safe and adequate turning, driving, manoeuvring/working area.

Should the access criteria be less than above, you will be responsible for any damage caused. You undertake to direct the driver as to where to deposit the skip, the driver for the purpose of such deposit in the agent the hirer.

Except, or as specifically otherwise agreed in writing with us, we shall be under no obligation to deposit the skip anywhere other than on a highway. You will keep us indemnified against any claim, demand or penalty arising out of the presence of the skip (except for personal injury or death due to the negligence).

  • You, The Hirer shall direct the Driver where to deposit or pick up the skip.
  • Where the Driver is directed to deposit or pick up the skip on or from a Site which is off a highway, we shall be under no liability whatsoever to you for any damage caused whilst the Vehicle is off the highway. Without prejudice to paragraph 2 above, you shall keep the Owner indemnified against any claim or demand which could not have been made had the Driver not been so directed. You will compensate the Owner for any damage to the Vehicle or the 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 the Driver.
  • You shall ensure that all permissions required have been obtained before skips can lawfully be deposited on the Site, including the permission required under the Highways Act 1980, have been or will be obtained before he directs the Driver to deposit the skip. We can organise permits on your behalf (at least 48hrs prior notice required) from the relevant authority at an additional cost to the Hirer.
  • You shall not move the skip from the Site without our consent. The responsibility for the skip remains with you until it is collected by our Vehicle. Any skips which are removed whilst in your control will be charged at the entire replacement value.
  • The following must not be placed in the skips without prior agreement or notice: Asbestos, tyres, liquid containers/drums/barrels/cartons (even if empty), liquids, liquid paint, lead acid/vehicle batteries, gas cylinders, fridges/freezers, televisions, computer monitors/fluorescent tubes, any form of special, difficult or hazardous waste.

Plasterboard must be segregated from other waste in the skip by either placing it on top of the other waste in the skip where it may be easily lifted off or placed into a dumpy bag which can be provided on request.

We reserve the right to charge additional charges to the hirer for any of the above waste items deposited in the skip or waste containers.

From the time the skip is deposited until it is picked up again by us, you shall ensure that:

a) the skip is properly sited in accordance with the permission given.
b) the skip is properly lit during darkness. The Hirer is at all times responsible for the safeguarding and lighting of the skip. You must at all times take all reasonable precautions to guard the skip.
c) fires are not lit in or near to the skip. You shall reimburse the Owner for any loss or damage whatsoever or howsoever caused to the skip by fire, accident, mechanical excavators or any other cause, whilst on hire to them.
d) the skip is filled no higher than the top of its sides. You are responsible for ensuring that at all times the skip is loaded safely and that the area around the skip is kept safe and tidy. Should the skip be found to be overloaded it is your responsibility to correct the situation.

However, we reserve the right to remove any objects that it feels may jeopardize the safe transportation of the skip. Any extra costs incurred in removing, transporting or disposing of the contents of the skip will be charged to you. We reserve the right to decline the collection of overloaded skips. Excess charges are levied in the event of overloading.
e) the skip is not to be moved once placed on Site without our prior consent. The movement of skips on Site could result in the inability to collect the skip. The Hirer accepts responsibility for any damage or extra costs incurred due to the skip being moved.

  • Except as otherwise agreed in writing, you shall fill the skip within the period of hire (hire period being 7 days unless agreed with us) and shall inform us in good time of its readiness for collection or replacement.
  • We will remove or reposition the skip if required at any time to do so by a highway authority or a constable in uniform under section 140 of the Highways Act 1980.
  • Except as specifically otherwise agreed in writing, we agree to dispose of the contents of the skip.
  • Non-account terms: Payment is due on delivery and to be made in accordance with the invoice or as otherwise agreed. Hire periods are up to 7 days unless otherwise agreed by the Owner. Skips will not be removed from Site until payment is received in full.
  • Account Terms: Payment is due 30 days from the end of the month in which the goods or services are supplied and to be made in accordance with the invoice sent or as otherwise agreed. Credit arrangements are subject to the granting of approved credit accounts and are at the discretion of the Company. The Company reserves the right to insist upon payment before delivery if the Customer’s credit is not satisfactory or if the payment of any sum owed by the Customer to the Company is overdue.

In addition, the Company reserves the right to charge the Customer 8% per annum above the base rate of the Company’s bank (at the time of acceptance) for overdue payments and to withhold further deliveries or to cancel any unexecuted portion of any orders with the Company. The company also reserves the right to charge the customer for any and all costs incurred by the Company recovering overdue payments. The Customer shall under no circumstances be entitled to withhold payment.

  • The maximum rental period is 7 days unless otherwise agreed with us. It is your responsibility to request the collection within the rental period. Failure to do so will result in an unannounced collection and/or rental charges being incurred.

We, the owner, reserve the right to collect fully loaded skips before the hire period has elapsed.

Changes to the Website

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. Schofield Reclamation Ltd reserves the right to:

  • Change or remove (whether temporarily or permanently) the website or parts of it without notice.
  • Change the terms and conditions at any time, and if you continue to use the website following any changes then it will be deemed that you have accepted these changes.


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Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that the website may contain errors or inaccurate information and materials, therefore we expressly exclude any liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of the website and materials is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meets your specific requirements.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.


If any terms or provisions of the terms and conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforced for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions shall continue in full force and effect. These remaining provisions shall continue to be binding and enforceable.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.