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Frequently asked questions

Please see below our most commonly asked questions from our clients at VIP. If you still can’t find your answer, please contact our friendly team who will be happy to help.


How much can a grab lorry carry?

Our 32 tonner tipper grab loaders weigh in at around 16 tonnes when empty and have a maximum authorised mass of 32 tonnes. This means that they can legally carry up to 16 tonnes on the road and we always ensure our grab lorries meet all regulation and height limits.


How Can I pay for Grab Hire Service?

At VIP we accept the vast majority of payment methods and these include:

  • – Cash
  • – Cards: Visa Visa Debit Maestro Mastercard American Express
  • – Bank Transfer
  • – Apple & Android pay (only in the office)
  • – Contactless payments


How wide is a grab lorry?

The width of our grab lorries are 2.60 meters and this equates to 8.5ft or 102 inches wide.


How far can the crane on a grab lorry reach?

The crane on our grab lorry is able to reach within a radius of 10 meters. This means that our drivers are able to work within built-up areas and can overcome any accessibility issues.


How long will it take to load the vehicle?

At VIP our drivers will always aim to load our vehicles in the most efficient and effective manner, prioritizing the safety of those within close proximity. Loading times can vary and will depend on the material, site location and any accessibility issues – although 30 mins is our desired timeframe to load our vehicles.


What material can a grab lorry carry?

Our tipper grabs are capable of carrying up to 16 tons of muck or/and hardcore, which is equal to three full skips loads. However, we can not dispose of the following types of waste:

  • – Hazardous waste
  • – Asbestos
  • – Car Batteries
  • – Car Tyres
  • – Gas Bottles
  • – Hazardous Chemicals
  • – Paint
  • – Oil


What waste do you take?

At VIP Grab Services we have the best of tippers and grab lorries, which reduce the stress and hassle on our clients with various muck and/or hardcore shifting projects. Muck away deals with agricultural waste removal, including materials such as concrete, rubble and soil.