On Thu 14 Jun at 11:13am Debbie wrote:
I have a mattress I need taking to Ham Lane. I have no means of doing it. Looking for a 'man with a van' who could take it for me. Surprisingly internet search not very helpful to look for this sort of thing. Looking to pay £20 for it. If anyone knows anyone local and can give me a number?
On Thu 14 Jun at 1:11pm Debbie wrote:
I should probably add that I live about a 3 minute drive from Ham Lane.
On Thu 14 Jun at 1:37pm Jane B wrote:
Best try martin weller( man and van ) based in Malling,
On Thu 14 Jun at 1:40pm Mike with a bike wrote:
3 minute drive, could be in Winterbourne, Nevill, Houndean. 20 notes. Is this joke ?
On Thu 14 Jun at 2:22pm Debbie wrote:
Thank you Jane B. Do you know a number?
Sorry Mike. I don't understand what you mean, those places aren't actually a 3 minute drive, I'm literally a 3 minute drive , by Lewes Station if you must know. 20 'notes' for under half hour work yes, sorry if you don't feel that's enough but I think it is! I paid £60 for 2x removal men to move my stuff in a 2 hour time period!!
On Thu 14 Jun at 2:33pm Blatant liar wrote:
If you have a car they are not impossible to roll up (hard but not impossible), I got a double into the boot of a saloon car.
Cargo straps are pretty cheap and a god send, once rolled replace the cargo strap with duct tape and dump.
On Thu 14 Jun at 2:37pm endoftheouse wrote:
Drop it off at Boots. That lowlife scrounging druggie can make his bed and lie in it.
On Thu 14 Jun at 2:40pm Debbie wrote:
Thanks for the tip, I'd happily do that but I don't and can't drive and unfortunately don't know anyone locally to ask them as a favour or I wouldn't be asking.
On Thu 14 Jun at 3:36pm Jonjo wrote:
I'll do it Tues for 10.00 in.car
On Thu 14 Jun at 3:59pm White van man wrote:
If I come to you in my van (assuming I lam in Lewes) I have a ten-minute drive to your place. Another 10 arranging things and loading. Three minutes to the tip, park up, lug the mattress up into the skip, another 15 by the time I drive back out of Ham Lane and go home. That's assuming that there are no delays at the dump; when the gates are shut to allow skips to be moved around inside. Add 15 mins.
Let's say an hour's work. With the running costs of the van we are looking at perhaps £35 minimum. But: I am carrying YOUR waste I have to visit the commercial tip. I was speaking with a licensed waste carrier recently- and he had to charge someone in Lewes town £80 to remove and dispose of a mattress.
I suggest you find a friend with an estate car or roof rack, who will pretend it is their matress at the domestic tip.
On Thu 14 Jun at 4:18pm Debbie wrote:
Thanks for the info white van man. I appreciate your point on that and didn't realise it had to be done commercially. I have had a licensed man give me a quote for £35 so I've accepted it, it's worth it just to be rid of the thing.
On Thu 14 Jun at 6:47pm Sigh wrote:
Sigh another case of a Lewes tradesman wanting £100 an hour, did you train for long to drive a van and carry a mattress?
On Thu 14 Jun at 6:52pm Mike with a bike wrote:
35 notes. A fiver on top as a tip for a trip to the tip is a little more like it.
On Thu 14 Jun at 9:04pm Me wrote:
Very surprised blatant liar didn't recommend just dumping on the downs for free. He loves a bit of fly tipping. ( see the soil thread)
On Thu 14 Jun at 9:52pm @me wrote:
Dumping soil in the countryside does not compare to mattresses, are you retarded or do you not get the joke?
On Thu 14 Jun at 10:52pm Me wrote:
Didn't get the joke. There wasn't a joke. He was condoning flytipping. And uses the word retard as an insult! Very poor judgment and taste.
On Fri 15 Jun at 6:45am @Me wrote:
Hmm but is dumping soil in the countryside fly tipping or are you just a precious snowflake?
On Fri 15 Jun at 7:36am ESCC the same time as I wrote:
To the the poster above. Yes dumping soil in the country side is flytipping. We will actively seek prosecution.
On Fri 15 Jun at 8:57am @ESCC wrote:
That really wouldn’t surprise me if LDC took the time to prosecute for dumping soil, too busy to sort the homeless or answer the phone though.
On Fri 15 Jun at 3:29pm ESCC or LDC or WDC wrote:
Which has the Dirt Police for dumping soil ?
On Fri 15 Jun at 6:34pm Jonjo wrote:
As I said I'll pick it up for a tenner I'll pick it up and dispose of it as household waste but if you're happy to pay 35 quid crack on
On Fri 15 Jun at 6:52pm @ Jonjo wrote:
Well said M8 - don't need a roof rack, just tie it to the roof of your motor. It aint gonna fall off @ 20mph through Lewes.
On Sun 17 Jun at 12:23pm Up a lane near you wrote:
make sure you get a receipt from the licensed waste carrier with his EA number on it which can be checked on line. At £35 it could easily end up down a country lane, mattresses are classed as non recyclable with most receiving depots are charging £50 + vat per item.