A Guide to Scrapping Your Car

Scrapping your car may not be the most exciting thing on your to-do list, but if your car has reached the end of its life, it can be the best way to at least get some money back. Also, if your car is too old or damaged to repair, scrapping it is the best way to dispose of it safely and environmentally. If you need to scrap your car, don’t worry we’ll cover everything you need to know. From choosing a scrap dealer to getting the best price for your vehicle.

Get a quote from a reputable scrap dealer.

There are many scrap dealers in the UK, so it’s important to get quotes from multiple dealers before you choose one. If you’re looking to scrap your car in the South West, Wiliams Metals Pewsey can be a great option and a reputable scrapper. You can get quotes online or over the phone. When getting quotes, be sure to provide the dealer with as much information about your car as possible, including the make, model, year, condition, and mileage.

Deliver your car to the scrap dealer.

Once you’ve chosen a scrap dealer, you’ll need to deliver your car to their yard. You may be able to drive your car to the yard yourself, or the scrap dealer may offer to pick it up from you. Scrap car collection is available from Wiliams Metals Pewsey across the Wiltshire postcode area. Make sure that you’ve de-cluttered your car of rubbish and that you’re ready to sign the yellow slip that you will need to send to the DVLA.

Complete the necessary paperwork.

When you deliver your car to the scrap dealer, you’ll need to complete some paperwork. This paperwork will include a declaration of ownership and a scrap certificate. The scrap dealer will also need to see your DVLA V5 logbook certificate. Other documents you need are two forms of personal ID.

The scrap dealer will also need some questions answered on their part such as: if a car failed it’s MOT, what were the reasons? Are all the wheels connected to the car? Was the car in an accident and has it been written off by your insurer?

Receive payment for your car.

Once you’ve completed the paperwork, the scrap dealer will pay you for your car. The amount of money you receive will depend on the weight of your car and the current price of scrap metal.