FAQs

Answers to Topsoil.co.uk’s most frequently asked questions regarding delivery can be found below, however for the latest delivery information relating to Covid-19 please see our contact us page.

Our bulk bags and pallets are non-returnable – we ask you to please dispose of them responsibly, or re-use them – our bulk bags make great garden waste sacks!

Topsoil.co.uk delivers to all UK mainland addresses only. View our delivery information.

Saturday (usually 8am-1pm) deliveries are available for an additional charge of £48 per delivery, except in the following postcode areas: AB, DD, IV, KW, PA20+, PH6-11 & PH15+.

Orders must be placed with us by 3pm on Thursday for Saturday delivery.

(Please note: deliveries of turf cannot be made on the Saturday after Good Friday.)

Currently times deliveries are unavailable; deliveries will be made any time between 8am and 6pm.

Our standard delivery is usually within 3 to 4 working days. The next available delivery dates are shown in the basket once you have entered your postcode.

When you order before 3pm, Monday to Friday, delivery can be made in two working days by selecting Express Delivery in the basket, for which additional charges apply. For Saturday delivery, please order by 3pm on Thursday. When you order after 3pm on Thursday the earliest day for delivery is Tuesday.

Next day delivery and Saturday delivery are not available in the following postcode areas, where extended lead times apply: AB, DD, IV, KW, PA20+, PH6-11 & PH15+.

Please note turf can only be delivered Tuesday to Friday, or Saturday for an additional charge.

Deliveries will usually be made anytime between 8am and 6pm, Tuesday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

It is better if you are in to accept the delivery. We are able to deliver if you are not present and the driver will determine the most appropriate positioning for your goods. With unattended deliveries, Topsoil.co.uk cannot accept any liability for theft, product deterioration or consequences arising from the positioning of your delivery.

Kerbside delivery means that the delivery will be placed as close to your property as possible, as deemed safe and practical by the driver.

To avoid damage to your property by heavy vehicles, deliveries can be made to kerbside only. This means we undertake to place the goods as close to your property as deemed safe by the driver.

For further information regarding our method of delivery, please see our Delivery Policy.

Topsoil.co.uk products are delivered on pallets and are generally off-loaded using a tail lift and positioned using a manual pallet truck. Manual pallet trucks can only operate on a flat, level, concreted, or similar firm surface. They cannot operate on slopes, gravel, earth, grass or any other type of non-solid surface.

If you have any concerns about delivery, please contact us as other options may be available.

Delivery is to kerbside only. All of our products are delivered on pallets and will usually be offloaded using hydraulic tail-lift and pallet truck, therefore cannot be lifted over a hedge or fence. For further information please see our Delivery Policy.

No, delivery is to kerbside only. Further information can be found in our Delivery Policy.

Once you have placed your order we will send an email confirming your purchase and delivery details. If the email does not reach you, please check your junk or spam folder; if it still hasn’t arrived, please contact us.

Please leave your contact number and instructions in the delivery notes section if you would like the driver to contact you on the day of delivery and they will endeavour to do so. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee a call ahead from the delivery driver, as it is not always possible for the driver to stop to make a call.

Unfortunately tracking isn’t available with the third party carrier we use. Deliveries will be made anytime between 8am and 6pm. Due to high order and enquiry volumes currently, we are not able to provide ETAs for deliveries.

Standard delivery is free of charge to over 85% of UK mainland addresses.

There is a surcharge applied to only 24 postcode areas that are further afield, and which our courier charges us more to deliver to. Details of these postcodes can be found by clicking here.  

If your postcode isn’t listed then there are no additional charges unless you choose a special option, such as Saturday delivery for example.

If you provide a valid email address during checkout you will receive a confirmation email which contains full details of your order; this is also your VAT invoice.

Topsoil.co.uk does not offer a turf-laying service, instead we focus on providing the best products at the best price, so that you can focus on your landscaping or garden project.

Use our Product Calculator on each product page to help you decide how much product you need to order.

Topsoil.co.uk’s Standard Delivery service is free of charge to the majority of addresses in the UK, but some areas cost more to deliver to, so we add a small charge to cover a portion of this additional cost.

 

Topsoil.co.uk bulk bags are 600 litre bags which are filled with 500 litres of product.

Yes, you can choose a convenient date in the basket before you checkout.

Standard delivery is free of charge on any order value, to over 85% of UK mainland postcodes.

A surcharge is applied to only 24 postcode areas that are further afield, which our third party courier charges us more to deliver to.  If your postcode isn’t listed then there are no additional charges unless you choose a special option such as Saturday delivery for example.

Saturday delivery (order before 3pm on Thursday) is £48.

If you would like to cancel your order, please get in touch as soon as possible and we will endeavour to fulfil your request.

If your order has not been despatched, we will cancel the order and you will be refunded in full.

If your order has already been despatched, we will request the product is returned to us or it can be refused at point of delivery. The cost of returning the goods to Topsoil.co.uk will be deducted from any refund due.

Please note, depending on the product, orders can be despatched up to 3 working days before delivery, or earlier if delivery is to a postcode where extended lead times are required.