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

Scrap metal prices London UK

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

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



Stainless Steel






Scrap Metal Prices Per KG London

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

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

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

Car Scraping Scrap Yards In North London
295 New N Rd
07847 057934

London Boys Scrap Yards In Highbury
73 Holloway Rd
07544 814212

London Boys Scrap Yards In Islington
8 Duncan St
07544 814212

Royal Dock Metals
9-11 Caxton St N, London E16 1JL
020 7476 0820

Scrapping A Car
Arch 439, Gordon Grove, London SE5 9DW
020 7737 3886

Sullivans Scrap Metal Merchants  
89-91 Portland Rd, London SE25 4UN
020 8654 8465

City Scrap Metal Recycling  
Iceland Rd, London E3 2JP
020 8981 5007

London Boys Scrap Yards In Kings Cross  
252-254 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JY
07544 814212

London Boys Scrap Yards In Bromley  
Kingfisher House, Elmfield Rd, Bromley BR1 1LT
07544 814212

Scrap car east ham, licensed scrap car collection removal disposal  
Unit 4 London, Central Park Rd, East Ham E6 3DJ
07939 353815

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

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

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