Should I scrap my car?

Looking to scrap your car at a scrap yard near you? With, you can sell your ‘scrap car' at one of our 300+ UK branches instead, and receive the money straight into your bank account!


Should I scrap my car?

Have you been thinking lately, “Where can I scrap my car quickly and easily?” With our quick and easy online valuation tool, selling a car intended for scrap has never been easier. By following these short, simple steps, you can get an instant valuation, visit a local branch and sell your car as soon as you like:

Registration plate

1. Enter your reg

To get started, simply enter your registration plate in the box above and receive your free online valuation.

Price tag

2. Get your free valuation

By combining data on market value, current demand and seasonality, you can find out how much your car is worth in under 60 seconds. All we need are details on the current mileage, previous owners, service history and a few personal details so we can find your nearest branch.

Car valuation checklist

3. Book an appointment

If you’re happy with the valuation for your scrap car, you can book an appointment at one of our 300+ UK branches. You will be greeted by one of our friendly experts who will inspect the vehicle and complete your transaction. You can have the cash in your bank in just 30 minutes by choosing our Premier Payment option (fees apply).


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Frequently asked questions


Anticipating what price you will get when scrapping a car is based on a huge number of factors. From the supply and demand of the scrap metal market to the salvageable parts of the vehicle, knowing how to scrap a car is an art in itself!

Often companies that buy cars for scrap will take at least a few basic criteria into consideration before deciding how much a scrap car is worth. For example, there’s the value of the scrap metal on the vehicle; smaller cars, such as the Ford KA are relatively light and, therefore, have less useable scrap metal, while larger vehicles, such as vans or Land Rovers are considerably heavier and ultimately more valuable. Also, there’s the location of the buyer; the further the buyer needs to transport the scrap cars to the nearest port, the more they will deduct from the prices they give to cover their costs.

As you can see from our reviews below, we often offer more than local scrap yards. To get a quick and simple valuation (without the headache!) simply enter the reg number of the car in our valuation box above.

We strive to ensure our customers can find a branch as close to their location as possible, that’s why we now have well over 300 branches across the UK, placed in convenient and familiar locations such as retail parks and shopping centres.

For a full list of our 300+ branches, visit our branch locator page. Here you’ll find a list of our UK branches, with several in major cities such as London, Manchester and Glasgow. will buy your car quickly and easily, but to ensure you’re able to sell the damaged car on the same day, without any complications, be sure to bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • V5 Logbook/reg certificate
  • Service history and MOT certificate
  • Finance settlement letter – if applicable

Unfortunately, you cannot sell your car intended for scrap without a logbook as the V5 is an official document of ownership. This ensures that all cars sold to are certified to be sold, and prevents unauthorised sales (such as stolen cars) taking place.

While some car removal companies do turn a blind eye to instances in which a car is sold without official documentation, as an established car buying company, we do not put unauthorised sales through our car disposal process.

Selling a ‘scrap car’ a car without a title is not possible with, while we do strive to offer the most convenient, hassle-free car selling service in the country, we cannot purchase a car without official documentation of ownership (the logbook/V5).

Here at, we really do buy any car, even cars that you are considering selling as scrap. If you’re looking to scrap your car and decide to sell your vehicle to instead for a more convenient process, you may be wondering what will happen to your car after it has been sold. All our vehicles are sold through auction, some may be purchased by scrap metal dealers. And though you may think your vehicle is ready for the scrapyard, you’d be surprised how many vehicles get a new lease of life with a bit of TLC!