The Price of a Scrap Car Battery

Got an old car battery that you need to dispose of? Don’t just throw it out! Find out how much you could get by taking it to your local scrap yard. If you’re scrapping your entire car, keep reading to find out about whether you should strip the parts before hand. Quick links What’s The […]

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What Happens to Abandoned Cars?

For many people, cars are their most prized possession. They’re expensive machines, but this can also extend to their upkeep even after they’ve initially been paid for. That means that when things go wrong, some drivers struggle to keep on top of repairs, maintenance or bills that are associated with owning a vehicle. This, amongst […]

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Scrapped Car Number Plates

Scrapping your car means the end for it and everything associated with it. It will, essentially, be wiped from existence and this does include the number plates that are attached to it. Those drivers with private number plates might find this fact a bitter pill to swallow after paying hundreds, if not thousands of pounds […]

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Claiming Tax Back on a Scrap Car

Scrapping a car can feel like a weight taken off your shoulders as the money pit is finally taken away, but did you know it’s not just the running costs that you can save on? In some cases, depending on when you scrap your car, you could find that you’re entitled to some money back […]

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How to Scrap a Car Without a Title

A vehicle's logbook with a key on it

A car’s title is an archaic way of talking about its registration book, or log book. Now better known by its official coding, the V5 document is still often referred to as a ‘logbook’ and forms an important part of the process when buying or selling a car. But what happens if you’re looking to […]

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Car Scrapping Trends for 2024

When you scrap your car, it has to be legally scrapped by an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF). This means that the vehicle has all of its hazardous materials removed and that any parts that can be salvaged and reused can be recycled. The process is safe, ethical and legal. Number of Cars Scrapped Per Year […]

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How do you scrap an electric car?

On this page: What are the differences between ICE and EV? Challenges with scrapping evs? Get the best price today As the world begins to turn its attention more and more to electric vehicles, it is inevitable that sooner or later they will end up on the scrap pile like their dinosaur internal combustion cousins. […]

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UK’s Biggest Car Graveyards

On this page: Car Graveyard Infographic Scrap Value Location report The Top 25 – number of cars The Top 25 – scrap value Registering SORN Scrapping a vehicle Methodology A car may be registered SORN for a number of reasons, maybe because it failed its MOT and the owner can’t afford the repairs, or perhaps […]

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How Much is a Scrap Car Worth?

On this page: What price will I get for my scrap car? Where can I scrap a car? Do I need a V5C to scrap my car? Will my car be worth more whole or should I break it up? Can I accept cash for scrapping my car? But how much will I actually get? […]

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How to Scrap an Engine

If you’re in the process of restoring an old motor, or are faced with the prospect of replacing the engine block on your current daily driver, then you could well be left with the daunting task of what to do with the old engine once you’re finished. Whether or not the old engine is still […]

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