Professional skip hire in Mitcham, Surrey

Established for over 25 years and based locally in nearby South West London, Metro Waste are the London’s premier skip hire company covering the Mitcham area

Mitcham skip hire

Mitcham skip hire

Residential skips

Maybe your house in Mitcham needs de-cluttering or the garage or loft needs clearing of all the excess junk, debris and litter. Perhaps you’ve just fitted a new kitchen or bathroom and need to dispose of the old one.

If you’ve decided to spruce up the garden or demolish that old shed to make space for a new one, you’ll need to get rid of all that unwanted waste at some point. That’s when it’s time to call in the garbage removal professionals.

If you’re not sure what size skip you’ll need to hire, we’ll be able to offer expert advice based on the amount of trash that needs removing.

Commercial skip hire

Is your Mitcham business having a refit or do you have an ongoing waste stream that needs clearing regularly? Have you just taken over a shop or office that’s full of litter and debris that needs removing?

Mitcham construction sites

Are you a property developer in Mitcham that needs your site kept clear and free of debris, garbage and trash? If so, Metro Waste provides a range of skip sizes to choose from so you can pick the size that’s right for you.

If any of the above scenarios apply to you, get in touch with Metro Waste to see how we can help you clear away your waste in Mitcham, Surrey CR4.

Is hiring a skip in Mitcham not an option?

There are times when a skip just isn’t suitable for the job. Our Mitcham rubbish clearance service is a great alternative. We’re fully insured and are a Licensed Waste Carrier with the Environment Agency.

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Bagged or loose rubbish

Leftover DIY Debris

Bagged or Loose Rubbish

Fridges, Freezers etc.

Metal & Wood

Green Garden Waste

Construction Debris

Office and Shop Clearances

Household & Garage Junk

Loft Junk & Bric-a-Brac

Did you know?

Mitcham was a relatively small area focused mainly on farming prior to the Industrial Revolution but afterwards, it quickly grew into a town. Its farming history, however, still remains. This is evident in the large common, Arthur’s Pond and Alfred Mizen School (now Garden Primary) which was named after a local nurseryman who was well known for his philanthropic approach to the local community. New Barnes Avenue was also named after the well-established farm that formerly stood on the site.

Potter & Moore aftershave, made with Mitcham lavender

In its farming heyday, Mitcham was well known for its impressive lavender fields. Peppermint and lavender oil was routinely distilled there as well and in 1749 two local gardeners (John Potter and William Moore) started a company that made and sold toiletries made from locally-grown herbs and flowers. In fact, you may well have noticed that Lavender still features on Merton Council’s coat of arms as well as in the name of Lavender Field, the local ward.

The industrialisation of Mitcham also saw snuff, copper, flour, iron and dye production and cloth printing was also a fairly large industry. William Morris, a well-known textile designer, opened a factory in Mitcham. Merton Abbey Mills were the home of Liberty silk-printing works and it’s still a craft village even today. However, over time, crafts died out and gave way to other manufacturing including paint, varnish, linoleum and firework production, a far cry from its farming heritage.

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