Our last full day for collections will be Monday 23rd December 2019. Collections will resume on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Our last day for deliveries will be 24th December 2019 and deliveries will recommence on 31st December 2019. Wishing everyone a wonderful Festive season. And once again thank you for your custom over the past year. The Team at Abbey Grab Bag.

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Welcome to Abbey Grab Bag

Maxi Bag

Maxi Bag™

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£75 per bag
Includes Delivery, Collection and VAT

These bags are ideal for all waste types including domestic, soil, rubble, green and general builders waste.  These bags can be safely filled to the brim with concrete etc.

Wastebuster Bag

Wastebuster Bag™

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£115 per bag
Includes Delivery, Collection and VAT

Our Wastebuster bag is suitable for all mixed waste types, including some soil and rubble.

If filling completely with soil & rubble, please be aware our lorry will need to get right next to the bag.

Monster Bag

Monster Bag™

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£235 per bag
Includes Delivery, Collection and VAT
£25 on delivery of bag, £210 on collection

The Monster bag is the equivalent to a 4.5 cubic yard skip.  This bag is suitable for household clearances / furniture / wood / plastic / metal and green garden waste.  All light building waste (i.e. no soil or rubble) Fence panels / doors and windows.  Bags should be sited as close to the roadside as possible.

Your own Bag

Your own bag

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Up to 90 x 90 x 90cm

Up to 180 x 90 x 70cm

Skip Bag

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We can even collect your own bags, be them builder's merchant or Hippo Midi, Mega or Skip Bags. Just fill out the collection form and we'll do everything else.


We are a professional waste carrier and have been serving the South for over 20 years. We ensure that all your waste is responsibly and legally transported to a licensed waste transfer station, where approximately 90% of the waste is recycled.


Our bags can be used for mixed waste (with a few exceptions.  Please see our FAQs page for further information) as well as soil and/or rubble.  We can even take plasterboard and gypsum and this does not have to be separated from other waste.

Whether you are landscaping or clearing your garden, sorting out your garage or shed, carrying out DIY projects, have trades people carrying out home improvements or even moving home, our grab bags are perfect for every job.

Our skip bags are used by many trades people; Bathroom and Kitchen fitters, Landscapers, General Builders, Electricians, Plumbers, Plasterers, the list goes on.  We are proud to serve individual homeowners to large building companies.  Each and every one of our customers whether big or small is provided with an efficient, friendly and economical service.  We pride ourselves on our customer focused service.  From our office staff to our drivers, each and every one of our team will always be happy to help.  Customer service is of the utmost importance to us.  Our service and grab bags really are for all domestic, trade and commercial customers.

We collect in specific areas on certain days.  This means generally you should not be more than two working days away from a collection once you call to book your collection in.  It is our aim to collect your bag as swiftly as possible.  We understand how frustrating it can be to have to wait for long periods of time to have rubbish taken away.


Rather than trying to guess how much waste you have and hiring a skip too large for your purpose, we can provide you with as many bags as you may require, and any that you do not use, keep in an unused condition, and hand back to us free of charge. You only pay for what we take away!


We provide a grab service for soil and/or rubble. If you find you have a large quantity of soil and/or rubble, our grab service is a more economical way of disposing of this.  We have a dedicated grab lorry for our muckaway service which is suited for moving large amounts of inert (soil and/or rubble) waste. Our grab lorry uses an hydraulic arm with a clamshell bucket to load the tipper lorry. Please contact us for a quotation or to arrange a free site visit for advice on digging out and siting.


Delivering Skip Bags and Grab Bags to:

Southampton, Eastleigh, Romsey, Winchester, Fareham, Salisbury, Lymington and most surrounding areas


The size of our lorries may not seem important but there are a few points to note.  We run four wheeler 18 tonne lorries.  This means that our lorries are big enough to cope having Hiab cranes which can lift over a tonne at full reach, but at the same time our lorries are small enough to provide an efficient service in the narrowest or most awkward of positions.  We also have a Fleet Support Vehicle* which is a 3.5 tonne van with a rear mounted Hiab crane for really tight spaces.  Grab bags really are a more flexible alternative to a skip.

* Please check for suitability, maximum lift 500kg.

We are investing in the latest low emission Euro 6 technology.  Euro 6 lorries have lower emissions and are in line with the impending legislation with regard to emissions limits.  As a company we acknowledge our responsibility to be as environmentally conscious as we possibly can.  This also applies to our skip bags.  They are more environmentally friendly in that they are recycled after use.  We collect multiple bags at a time thereby reducing the number of trips to areas unlike a skip lorry which generally picks up one skip at a time.  We are mindful of our waste miles and our impact on the areas we live and operate in.

GARDEN WASTE: EWC 20-02-01/ 20-02-03

Garden waste is a mixture of inert (soil and rubble) and active waste. The active waste can take many forms but usually comprises “green” waste such as branches, grass, hedges etc.  It will also comprise treated wood e.g fence panels, plastic (flower pots and bags etc) and other such waste.

We can also take small roots and stumps that can be easily lifted by people ( i.e not large stumps that have to be machine handled.  This is a specialist waste)

As with all our waste, as much as possible of garden waste is recycled. This can take place in many forms depending on the actual waste.  Soil and rubble is screened and reused, wood can be chipped or used as bio fuel, hard plastic is pelleted and reused, “green” waste is composted.

Mixed Construction and Demolition Waste: EWC 17-09-04

Waste produced from construction and demolition activities, and can include items such as rubble, soil, metal, plastic, wood, plaster, plasterboard, etc. This waste is sorted and separated into the relevant waste types for recycling.

Inert waste- Soil and stones- EWC  17-05-04/ 20-02-02

Naturally occurring soil and stones, such as soil dug from your garden. This material will be screened (sieved) and graded and reused on landscaping projects.

Rubble/Hardcore -EWC 17-01-07/17-01-01  

Typically comprised of bricks, block, concrete, etc. usually from walls, driveways, etc. This material will ultimately end up crushed and reused as hardcore on construction projects.

Household / Household clearance waste- EWC 20-03-01

Waste produced from house clearances or just a general sort out. We can take most electrical items such as kettles, toasters, etc. The waste is sorted and recycled as appropriate.