Muck Away FAQs


Wilkes Ltd is perfectly placed to supply customers with a wide range of sands, gravels and decorative stone across Dorset and the South coast of England. Our team has years of experience and a wealth of knowledge in the products we offer, as well as the ability to react quickly and efficiently to the needs of our customers.

With a growing product list, we are able to offer much more than just sands and gravels, offering a simple and efficient grab hire and muck away service you can rely on. If you have any questions about our muck away services, take a look at our frequently asked questions below, along with answers from our experienced team. Contact us for current muck-away prices in Dorset

  • How does muck away work?

    Muck away is a service where waste is removed from homes or commercial premesis, helping to keep a constructionsite tidy and clear.

  • What kind of truck do you use?

    For grab hire in the Poole, Bournemouth & surrounding area's we have a Baby Grab and 4, 6 & 8 wheel grab vehicles as well as 10 or 20-tonne tipper lorries available for inert muckaway.

  • How much can a truck carry?

    For anything above 2 tonne we operate the following size vehicles:

    Baby Grab - Carries approx 5.5 tonne.

    4 Wheel Grab - Carries approx 8 tonne.

    4 Wheel Tipper - Carries approx 11.5 tonne.

    6 Wheel Grab - Carries approx 11 tonne.

    8W Grab - Carries approx 15 tonne.

    8W Tipper - Carries approx 19 tonne.

  • What materials do muck away trucks take?

    Muck away lorries can take a variety of materials, from bricks and rubble to soil and aggregates.

    Please note that we do not collect asbestos or hazardous waste.

  • How many loads do I need for my site clearance?

    The amount of loads needed for your site clearance depends entirely on how much material you need removing.

    The large capacity of our lorries means we can take up to 19 tonnes of material per visit, using our 8w Tipper, however this may require multiple visits if your project warrants it.

  • How long does it take to load the truck?

    If your materials are sorted into a neat, easily-accessible pile, then we can load our grab lorries within 15-30 minutes.

  • Can you load the truck over a wall?

    Absolutely - the extendable arm on the trucks means that we can reach over walls and fences to collect material that is ready to be removed.

  • What are your opening times?

    We are open Monday - Friday from 7am till 4:30pm, and also on Saturday from 7am till midday.

  • How do I contact your team?

    You can either email us using [email protected] or call the team directly on 01258 857465.

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For more information about our products or services such as Grab Away and Small Loads, Contact our team on 01258 857465.


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