National Scrap Car offer extensive scrap car and car salvage across London. The best prices and free collection in every London borough.
✅ Compare prices from different scrap collectors across the capital
✅ Get better offers if your car is salvageable
✅ Fast and easy pickup in London from your driveway or other location
✅ Trusted by hundreds of customers – rated on average 4.9 out of 5.
Scrapping your car or van in London
If you’re in any of London’s 32 boroughs and have a vehicle at the end of its life, then we can offer you the simplest and most professional service available. Our process is simple:
- Take just 30 seconds to fill in the form at the top of this page
- See the best price available from our network of scrap yards covering your postcode
- Accept the price and confirm your booking – we’ll be in touch shortly afterwards
We then contact you to finalise your details and arrange a time and date that you want your car to be picked up. It really is that simple.
Once you’ve chosen your price our team will be in contact to finalise the collection. We’ll let you know which scrap yard in London or the surrounding counties will do the collection and they will then contact you to arrange the collection date and time. Our vetted network of professional auto scrap yards will work with you to complete the collection and answer any questions you might have.
100% Coverage across London
Car and van ownership varies greatly by each of London’s 32 boroughs. But with 8.8 million residents there’s still a whole lot of cars on the capital’s roads. And the implementation and expansion of the ULEZ means the cost of running some cars is now unaffordable. But help is at hand! Our network of scrap yards buy end of life vehicles for top prices, giving the residents of London fast cash payments for their scrapped cars and vans.
We offer complete scrap coverage across central London and the outer boroughs including Merton, Bromley, Enfield, Hillingdon and Barnet. We also cover neighbouring Hertfordshire to the north and Surrey to the south.
Prices in London are mostly determined by scrap yards local to the city which follows the average cost for scrap metal in south east England. All vehicles that need to be scrapped have their prices determined by their weight. Small variables include things like alloy wheels being present.
Heavier vehicles like scrap vans or 4x4s will have more metal that can be recycled, and a better price offered. We only work with approved auto junk yards (known as an Authorised Treatment Facility) which will depollute and recycle your car or van ethically and legally.
The prices we offer include free collection from wherever you are in London, help with the paperwork and high professional standards to ensure a smooth experience from start to finish.
Whether your car or van is in the streets of Pimlico or Primrose Hill, our approved scrap yards across the UK offer car collection from where you are. At the time of booking we’ll ensure recovery vehicles can access your vehicle.
Scrapping your vehicle FAQs
After you have agreed the price on offer, you can provide us with more details regarding the status of the car and us getting access to it. You don’t need to empty, clean, or modify your car in any way but please remove anything you don’t want destroyed at the time of scrapping.
Once we have all the necessary details we will pass this on to the scrap yard that has offered you the best price. They will be in touch via phone to arrange a convenient time to pick up the vehicle. On the day they’ll phone as they approach and request things like the V5C (which you aren’t required to have) or keys (again, not necessarily required so long as the vehicle can still be removed). You, as the owner, don’t have to be present on the day but you’ll need a signed note from the owner and photo ID.
We make payment on the same day the car is collected. Once the scrap yard has notified us of car being present and correct, we’ll release payment via BACS to the account you have provided. You should see the cash available to you that day.