Our History

For over 30 years, Dunmow Group has and continue to be the leading waste management business in Essex. Based in Chelmsford our range of waste management, clearance and skip hire services ensure we support our diverse range of customers at the very heart of Essex. However, here's a little bit of history to our business.


Our 34 Year Timeline

A brief look at major events during our growth over the years. Below that is a selection of images from our past. Showing the brands through Dunmow Skip Hire, Dunmow Skips Ltd, Dunmow Waste Managment and Dunmow Group.

Founded 1987

Dunmow Skip Hire

The brand known as Dunmow Skip Hire was created. The services provided just a simple skip hire service.


Incorporation October 2001

Dunmow Skips Ltd

The business is incorporated into a limited company called Dunmow Skips Ltd. 



September 2011

Dunmow Skips Ltd Becomes Dunmow Waste Management

A rebrand to Dunmow Waste Management ensures our full range of services are now visible to our customers after a major investment into expanding our services past skip hire.

Janaury 2011

Major Investment Into Recycling Equipment.

A substantial investment was made to secure the business and help improve our recycling rates while increasing capacity substantially. 


June 2012

Purchase Of Kart-A-Way 

Dunmow Waste Management aquires the assets and goodwill of the Kart-A-Way brand. This enables a move to our current five-acre recycling site.


December 2019

Rebrand to Dunmow Group

As Dunmow Waste Management expanded its tipper fleet and operations into Grab Hire, Waste Collection, the Waste Management name didn't quite encompass all our services. The Dunmow brand now enables us to market and show our full range of services.


Our Core Values

As Dunmow continues its journey to become the largest provider of construction waste services in Essex, ts important that we stick to our core values and mission. Our core values have ensured for over 34 years that our customers come first. To find out more about our core values and our mission click below.


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