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

Scrap metal prices Leeds UK

Scrap Metal Prices vary from scrap yard to scrap yard in Leeds. Fact is that Leeds is a great city to find scrap yards that offer great scrap metal prices per kg/ton. Many of Leeds' 8.5 million 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 Leeds. 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 Leeds 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 Leeds?

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



Stainless Steel






Scrap Metal Prices Per KG Leeds

It is good to know what prices per kg a scrap yard or scrap metal recycle company in Leeds is paying before you visit one. Below is a rough guide as to what scrap metal prices you should be offered in Leeds.
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 Leeds are offering are competitive or not

Scrap Metal Prices Leeds Scrap/Recycle Metal Info?

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

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

M7 Scrap Yard
57 Pepper Rd
07799 391839

Babington Car Spares
29 Knowsthorpe Way, Leeds LS9 0SW
0113 249 6753

A1 All Cars
horpe Ln, Leeds, Yorkshire LS10 4EP
0113 270 1890

Cross Myrtle St, Leeds LS10 1BG
0845 408 4000

Ross Metals Ltd
272 Meanwood Rd, Leeds LS7 2HZ
0113 262 4218

Cross Green Autos
39 Knowsthorpe Ln, Cross Green Industrial Estate, Leeds LS9 0PF
0113 235 0391

A A Whiteways Autobreakers
Thorpe Ln, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 4EP
0113 271 1177

R & R Scrap Metal Merchants
33A Compton Rd, Leeds LS9 7BJ
0113 249 1488

EMR Leeds Knowsthorpe Way
Cross Green Industrial Estate, 25 Knowsthorpe Rd, Leeds LS9 0SW
0113 240 6667

Scrap Yard In Leeds
St George Bldg, 60 Great George St, Leeds LS1 3DL
07983 871998

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

In Leeds 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 Leeds, 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 Leeds 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 Leeds 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 Leeds Scrap Yards will be more than willing to buy include (these are the most popular forms) copper, aluminium, brass and more. 

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