We understand that the process of scrapping or salvaging a car is daunting. As a car owner you want to ensure you’re getting the best value for your vehicle and that the process is simple.
Our frequently asked questions (FAQs) are here to clearly and honestly answer these kinds of questions.
A step by step guide on scrapping your car. With expert advice on getting the best price, how to prepare the vheicle for collection and what DVLA paperwork is necessary.
Want to know how scrap prices are calculated? Read our guide on the things that influence scrap pricing and how your vehicle is valued.
Knowing when to scrap your car versus getting it fixed can confuse drivers. Discover how cars are declared scrap or whether your vehicle can be salvaged and purchased from you (regardless of its condition).
A guide to the documents needed when scrapping your car. From what’s necessary to arrange collection, what the driver will help you with and what you will need to send to the DVLA.
The V5C document is an important part of documentation that you should have available. We’ll guide you on completing this document and how it is used in the scrapping process.
Make sure you don’t get any nasty surprised after scrapping your car by making sure it’s declared scrap. Let the authorities know you’re no longer the owner and it’s no longer on the road.
Most people don’t know they can get a car tax refund for unused months after their car is scrapped. Find out how to get an additional payout for your scrap car.
Scrappage schemes continue to be available on a limited basis to drivers. Find out whether you’re eligible and if a scrappage scheme is right for you.
Broken cars – those that aren’t able to drive or have damage to them – can be a nightmare for car owners. Find out how to sell your broken car quickly and easily.
A vehicle’s “title” is the paperwork (V5C or logbook) which proves ownership. Issued by the DVLA, it’s easily lost of the course of years. Find out how to scrap without these documents.