Here you can find the current scrap metal prices being paid by scrap yards in Bristol UK. In general, scrap metal prices differ based on material and your location. We provide a range of different scrap yards for  all of your different types of scrap metal across Bristol. We have the current scrap metal prices in Bristol and the UK. The most profitable and sought after scrap metals  you can sell for top scrap metal prices in Bristol include copper, aluminium, brass, stainless steel, iron, lead,  scrap cars and even copper pipes. Recycling scrap metal through metal dealers in Bristol can be a very good way to make a some cash and the best way to ensure you are getting good top prices for your scrap metal in Bristol (per kilo or per tonne) is to check listed scrap yards and metal dealers around Bristol on our website.


Scrap Metal Prices vary from scrap yard to scrap yard in Bristol. Fact is that Bristol is a great city to find scrap yards that offer great scrap metal prices per kg/ton. Many of Bristol's 430 thousand population have got lots of scrap metals lying around and could net you quite a bit of cash when selling it to a recycle or scrap yard in Bristol. Scrap cars, left over copper piping and wiring, soft drink cans, and even broken appliances such as cookers and washing machines are all considered scrap metal. Scrap metal prices offer by scrap yards in Bristol and the UK vary daily so before you head to your local scrap yard to sell your scrap metal it could be a good idea to check the scrap metal prices by giving them a call.

Types of Scrap Metal you can Sell For Top Prices per tonne/kg in Bristol?

All kinds of scrap metal have a price and can be sold for good prices in Bristol although you should take note that most scrap yards in Bristol will not buy electrical equipment as scrap metal as the process of removing the scrap metal is not easy. The most common scrap metals that can be recycled for the best scrap metal prices in Bristol and are accepted at almost all scrap metal recycle companies and scrap yards include:



Stainless Steel






Bristol Scrap Metal Prices Guide

Below is a general guide that illustrates typical scrap metal prices you will get for scrap metal in Bristol. The prices listed below vary because scrap yards generally vary by area and obviously the quality of the metal affects the price too.

Metal Type Scrap Metal Prices Bristol
Copper£1.97 to £2.95 per Kilo
Mixed Copper£2.46 to £3.44 per Kilo
Copper Wire£.74 to £0.97 per Kilo
Aluminium£0.10 to £0.74 per Kilo
Aluminium Cans£0.05 to £0.10 each
Clean Brass£0.75 to £1.25 per Kilo
Mixed Brass£1.25 to £2.25 per Kilo
Stainless Steel£0.37 to £1.00 per Kilo
Iron£0.04 to £0.08 per Kilo
Titanium£1.40 to £2.00 per Kilo
Gold£8.00 to £25.00 per Gram
Silver£0.13 to £0.26 per Gram
Platinum£15.00 to £25.00 per Gram
Lead£0.40 to £1.00 per Kilo
Car Battery£2.50 to £5.00 each
Truck Battery£3.69 to £7.50 each
Clean Radiator£1.50 to £2.00 per Kilo
Mixed Radiator£0.75 to £1.25 per Kilo

Now that you understand the value of your scrap metal you should be able to figure out if the scrap metal prices local scrap yards in Bristol are offering are competitive or not


Recycled aluminium cans can go from your bin to another aluminium product in only 60 days? Recycling Scrap Metal helps us look after our environment by reducing the amount of raw materials being used.

All scrap yards in Bristol purchase non ferrous metals such as Aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc and more metals like these can be recycled time and time again and at the moment scrap yards in Bristol and throughout the UK are screaming out for all types of scrap metals and most are offering competitive scrap metal prices in Bristol. 

Above and on our homepage is a scrap metal prices guide on this you can view a rough value of scrap metal. Scrap yards in Bristol should offer prices similar to the ones displayed on the chart so you can still use the chart to get a rough idea of the true prices you should be offered for your scrap metals. 

Here is a list of Scrap Yards in Bristol, we recommend you phone any of them to request the scrap metal prices they are paying on the day you want to sell it. 

Bristol Car Parts & Spares Ltd
The Yard, Off Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2JE
0117 9639550

Bristol Scrap Metal
Premier Business Park, Sussex Street, Bristol, BS2 0RA
0117 955 7225

Bristol Metal Recycling Ltd
The Old Railway Station, Talbot Rd, Bristol, BS4 2NT
0117 300 9354

Hills Metals
4 Stanhope Rd, Bristol, BS30 9AH
0117 977 4453

SIMS Metal Management
St.Andrews Road, Royal Edward Dock, Bristol, BS11 9BT
0117 923 5556

R.J King & Sons Ltd 
Belle Vue, Pitway Lane, Bristol, BS39 6TX
01761 254556

Manor Scrap Co Ltd
23-26 Jubilee St, Bristol BS2 0LQ
0117 900 0830

Want to add your Bristol scrap yards details to the list? Use our contact page to let us know.

Scrap Metal Recycling Prices Bristol

There a wide range of benefits of recycling scrap metal in Bristol, not only can it make you some extra cash, it also massively helps us keep the planet clean. We do not need to scour our planet for more materials if we reuse them over and over again. Scrap metal can be reused hundreds of times, saving thousands of pounds worth of energy. Not only that, but Bristol scrap yards also help to ensure that all of our metal using industries have the materials to keep running, without allowing all of the valuable scrap metal pieces simply ending up in a landfill.

Types Of Scrap Metal You Can Sell For Top Prices Per KG/Tonne in Bristol

In Bristol and many other cities Scrap Metal is generally broken down into various different types of subdivisions, ferrous metals and non ferrous metals. There are other types of scrap metal that will usually be accepted by scrap yards in Bristol, these are detailed more thoroughly below: 

Types of machinery from industrial facilities.

Metallic waste produce from industrial facilities.

Non-functional motor vehicles including motorbikes, cars, vans, trucks and more.

Examples of ferrous scrap metals Bristol scrap yards will pay top prices for include various types of copper, lead, aluminium, iron, brass and steel. These types of metal are regularly located within ordinary Bristol household appliances and utensils. All in all you will find that recycling ferrous scrap will usually return substantially lower scrap metal prices than non ferrous scrap. Do not let this put you off recycling these types of metals because it is still possible to make a significant amount of money from it.

Examples of non ferrous scrap metals that Bristol Scrap Yards will be more than willing to buy include (these are the most popular forms) copper, aluminium, brass and more. 

Many people in Bristol are completely unaware of the widespread availability to scrap metal vendors who are exceptionally keen to purchase scrap metal every single day. While most Bristol scrap yards have specific standards for each individual type of scrap metal, if you meet these then it couldn't be easier to turn your materials into a great price using our scrap metal prices above. 

Some examples of the best metals to sell for top prices per tonne/kg in Bristol include aluminium; a number of different types of cabling, radiators, wheels, extrusion, sheets, castings and more. Similarly for copper there is cabling, coils, wires and a variety of different types of alloys too.

As you can see, determining the type of scrap that you possess can be a convoluted matter that is off putting for the majority of people. However, once you get past this step it is possible to make a lot of money by taking each piece to a scrap metal yard in Bristol.

Scrap Metal Prices Bristol