Tipping Skips for Effective Waste Management

Ridgeway Manufacturing has a long history of designing and building bespoke tipping skips for a variety of manufacturing businesses. From construction and manufacturing, through to the medical and chemical industries.

A tipping skip is a forklift skip attachment that allows you to transport waste materials out of the facility to a waste compactor. Or a larger skip, more efficiently and more safely than you would be trying to remove waste by hand. They attach to a forklift truck to remove rubbish & waste with ease and with safety in mind. Our heavy-duty design to meet the toughest of site conditions. 

Product Features

 All of our tipping skips are built to last, with the following product features as standard:

  • A robust 5mm thick base made of pressed steel.
  • The choice of either 3mm or 5mm thick reinforced sides.
  • One-way entry for waste with a heavy-duty handle and catch mechanism.
  • Fitted with safety chains for safer transportation and unloading
  • CE Marked and CertifiedAvailable in different sizes (up to 3.00 YD (2.40 CUM)) Full operating instructions included.

Options, Extras & Production

We have a variety of optional extras available. Such as polyurethane castors and colour coding, to help meet your requirements. Also, to ensure your tipping skips meet your requirements, our design team will visit you on-site. We will evaluate your needs and we feel this personal customer service, along with our investment, processes in the very latest technologies help us to design the right solution for you. This includes SOLIDWORKS in our CAD department.

We manufacture all of our products in house at our modern manufacturing facility right in the heart of the West Midlands. So, you can be sure the product you receive is a high-quality, UK product crafted to your requirements. Our facility also gives us very flexible capabilities. From bespoke one-off designs or prototypes, through to large scale production runs.

We are satisfied that our products, uniquely designed, crafted & re-enforced are the most trusted & offer brilliant value for money across the Tipping Skip Market. 

Browse our full range below as well as some of the optional extras we can include.

Types of Tipping Skip:

Lowlyne Tipping Skips


A Lowlyne roll forward tipping skip is ideal where outfalls are very low such as conveyor or scrap exists underneath machinery.


0.5 YD Tipping Skip

0.5 Yard

Ideal for confined spaces and can handle loads up to 1 tonne.


0.75YD Tipping Skip

0.75 Yard

Multi-purpose and ideal for where space is at a premium – suitable for heavy or dense small parts, or lighter waste such as card, plastics, timber or paper.


1YD Tipping Skip

1 Yard

Similar to the 0.75 yard but slightly larger to allow for more waste to be collected.


1.5 yard Tipping Skip

1.50 Yard

The 1.50 Yard is widely regarded as the general purpose tipping bin and is suitable for most types of waste streams.


2YD Tipping Skip

2 Yard

The 2.00 yard is designed to handle the heaviest types of waste and can lift up to 5 tonnes, perfect for larger and more bulky items.


3 YD Tipping Skip

3 Yard

The largest tipping skip in our range to handle the heaviest types of waste. It's high capacity makes it ideal for scrap collection or other high volume waste streams.


3 YD Tipping Skip

Auto Tip Tipping Skips

If you need to empty your skip at height then an auto-tip mechanism may be the perfect choice to dispose of waste quickly and safely – ideal for Roll On Roll Off (RORO) containers.


Custom Tipping Skips

Custom Tipping Skips

We can also manufacture a variety of bespoke tipping skips if none of the standard sizes meet your requirements.



Additional Features

Castors on a Tipping Skip


For easy manoeuvrability, all of our tipping skips can be fitted with castor wheels.


Tipping Skip with Lids


When light waste is moved from indoors to outdoors, folding steel lids can prevent waste blowing away, or to keep dry potentially hazardous waste.


Drain Taps / Baffle Plates

Drain Taps / Baffle Plates

To assist with the removal and drainage of fluids from the unit prior to discharging of the waste.


Mesh Height Tipping Skips

Mesh Height Increase

A mesh height increase is an easy way to increase capacity on some of our smaller models.


Extra Heavy Duty Tipping Skip

Extra Heavy Duty

A heavy-duty skip will maximise longevity in demanding environments.


Fork Tunnels

Fork Tunnels

Fork Tunnels ensure the forklift has a good fit to the tipping skip so that it is more durable and increases the lifespan of the unit.


Stackable Tipping Skips


Where space is at a premium, we can add supports to the tipping skips so that they are stackable.


Craneable Lifting Lugs

Craneable Lifting Lugs

A craneable lifting lug will allow you to move your tipping skip via crane.


Auto Lock Tipping Skip

Auto Lock Tipping

A locking mechanism to the base of the unit will securely hold the tipping skip on the forklift when it comes to emptying it.



If you would like to discuss your requirements then you can speak to one of our experienced sales team by calling 01384 483030.


Call now on 01384 483030 and ask for our sales team

Ridgeway Manufacturing Limited
Bays 1 & 2B  •  Cookley Wharf  •  Leys Road
Brockmoor  •  Brierley Hill
West Midlands  •  DY5 3UP

Tel  01384 483030  •  Fax  01384 483005
E-mail  sales@ridgewayuk.com