The Benefits of Grab Hire
- Easy reach over obstructions
- No need for skip licencing
- Quick removal of waste
- Larger capacity that a typical builders skip
- Typically more cost effective than several skip hires
Grab lorries for single or multiple loads, day or night work & even long-term hire!
Grab lorries are ideal for the removal of large volumes of waste from domestic projects, commercial construction and utility or highway sites.
With their ability to collect waste over walls and fences, they are the perfect solution when space or access is limited.
Our supplier community can offer grab lorries for single or multiple loads, day or night work hire and even longer-term hire.
All our suppliers hold a valid waste carriers’ licence with trained operators to ensure full duty of care compliance, so you can be sure you are using a quality business
Types of Waste Collected by Grab Lorries
A mixed load of soil and hardcore
Clean hardcore consisting of items such as concrete, brick, stone and asphalt
General green waste such as branches, leaves, hedge clippings and bark
A mixed load of waste ranging from general household waste through to construction materials
A load consisting of wood only
A load consisting of mixed metals only
Grabs can remove other single waste streams along with contaminated soils or asphalt waste containing coal tar.
For guidance on waste classification and a full list EWC codes, please see the waste information page
Need help classifying your waste?
Grabs can deliver materials too, enabling the delivery of aggregate or soil in hard to reach areas
Why not take advantage of a tip and take; material is delivered and waste is removed
Grab Lorry Size Guide
The below guide will help you ensure you have adequate access for the grab lorry.
When requesting a quote for a grab lorry, please ensure you identify any access issues as not all companies in our supplier community operate 4 and 6 wheel grabs.
4 Wheel Grab
6 Wheel Grab
8 Wheel Grab
Overall Width exc mirrors
Overall Width (inc Mirrors)
Max Grab Reach from Truck
Load Capacity (m3)
Load Capacity (Tonnes)
Gross Vehicle Weight
NOTE: All dimensions are approximate