Here you can find the current scrap metal prices being paid by scrap yards in Glasgow 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 Glasgow. We have the current scrap metal prices in Glasgow and the UK. The most profitable and sought after scrap metals  you can sell for top scrap metal prices in Glasgow include copper, aluminium, brass, stainless steel, iron, lead,  scrap cars and even copper pipes. Recycling scrap metal through metal dealers in Glasgow 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 Glasgow (per kilo or per tonne) is to check listed scrap yards and metal dealers around Glasgow on our website.

Scrap metal prices Glasgow UK

Scrap Metal Prices vary from scrap yard to scrap yard in Glasgow. Fact is that Glasgow is a great city to find scrap yards that offer great scrap metal prices per kg/ton. Many of Glasgow' near 600 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 Glasgow. 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow?

All kinds of scrap metal have a price and can be sold for good prices in Glasgow although you should take note that most scrap yards in Glasgow 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 Glasgow and are accepted at almost all scrap metal recycler and scrap yards include:



Stainless Steel






Scrap Metal Prices Per KG Glasgow

It is good to know what prices per kg a scrap yard or scrap metal recycle company in Glasgow is paying before you visit one. Below is a rough guide as to what scrap metal prices you should be offered in Glasgow.
Copper (clean) - £3.25 - £4.00
Aluminium - £0.15 - £0.80
Aluminium Cans - £0.05 - £0.08
Clean Brass - £1.95 - £2.60
Lead - £0.45 - £0.72
Stainless Steel - £0.65 - £0.98
Steel Radiators - £0.98 - £2.27
Now that you understand the value of your scrap metal you should be able to figure out if the scrap metal prices localscrap yards in Glasgow are offering are competitive or not

Scrap Metal Prices Glasgow Scrap/Recycle Metal Info?

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

All scrap yards in Glasgow 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 Glasgow and throughout the UK are screaming out for all types of scrap metals and most are offering competitive scrap metal prices in Glasgow. 

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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow, we recommend you phone any of them to request the scrap metal prices they are paying on the day you want to sell it. 

Muirhead Auto Parts
Unit 1, Woodhead Rd, Glasgow G69 9JD
0141 779 5666

IBP Vehicle Dismantlers
110 Carntynehall Rd, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G32 6AS
0141 778 6999

Paisley Auto Breakers
49 Scott's Rd, Paisley, Scotland PA2 7AN
0141 887 8882

Rigby Street Car Breakers
17 Rigby St, Glasgow G32 6DS
0141 554 7485

Clydebank Dismantlers
New Albion Industrial Estate, Halley Dr, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G13 4DJ
0141 952 3916

S. McIlwraith (Recycling) Ltd
157 Woodville St, Glasgow, Glasgow City G51 2RQ
0141 445 3484

BM Metals Ltd
33 Balmore Rd, Glasgow G22 6RJ
0141 347 1535

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

 Scrap Metal Recycling Prices Glasgow
There a wide range of benefits of recycling scrap metal in Glasgow, 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow

In Glasgow and many other parts of Scotland 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 Glasgow, these are detailed  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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow Scrap Yards will be more than willing to buy include (these are the most popular forms) copper, aluminium, brass and more. 

Many people in Glasgow are completely unaware of the widespread availability to scrap metal vendors who are exceptionally keen to purchase scrap metal every single day. While most Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow.