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Vehicle Collection

Once the quote has been accepted, our transport logistics will contact you directly to arrange collection. This can take up to 2 hours. When our transport contacts you, they will discuss collection times and ensure that the collection of your vehicle will be scheduled on a day that fits in with your schedule. but we do provide at same/next day collection in most locations

No. We Provide free collections as standard and so the price you are quoted for your scrap vehicle is the price you will receive, providing your vehicle is complete.

No. We Provide free collections as standard and so the price you are quoted for your scrap vehicle is the price you will receive, providing your vehicle is complete.

Our most common payment method is instant Bank Transfer or Cheque Payment. Bank Transfers are cleared instantly at the time of collection.

Selling Your Scrap Car

Once the metal is removed, the plastic, rubber, and glass are all taken out of the mixture. The tonne goes to the steel mills for recycling. After the specialist parts are removed, including bulky items like the front bumper and back, the remaining pieces can be further processed.

It is illegal to pay cash for scrap vehicles under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act. This law was created in 2013 to fight metal theft. Valuemyscrapcar will pay directly into your bank account.

No. Your vehicle must have 4 wheels for loading purposes.

Yes. Get in touch and re-schedule the collection date or time, giving us as much notice as possible.

You do not necessarily have to be the registered keeper to scrap a vehicle. You will need to provide a copy of your photo I.D and proof of address.

Selling A Salvage Car

Selling a damaged vehicle is much easier than you might think. You may even get more than you thought. A salvage company can make a profit selling the parts that are usable or scrap metal in the vehicle. will pay you more for salvage cars or vans.

If the buyer is looking to buy a vehicle that is not roadworthy, it is illegal to sell it. If the buyer makes clear their intentions and you fail to disclose that the vehicle is not suitable for them, you could be accused of misleading them.

A salvage car is a car that an insurance company considers to be a total loss. This usually happens due to an accident. … An insurance company will pay the owner for the replacement cost of the vehicle, rather than the repair costs.

Yes, you can sell your car that has been salvaged. Contact to explain that your car is salvageable and you are looking to sell it for cash. We buy salvage cars for a variety of reasons, including resale or auctions.

DVLA Documentation

Within four weeks, the DVLA will mail you a letter to inform you that they have scrapped your vehicle and that you are no longer the registered keeper. If you have not received the letter, call DVLA at 0300 790 6802.

To scrap a car legally, you don’t need the V5C certificate. … You can notify the DVLA to inform them that you are selling your vehicle as scrap.

We will fill out section 9 (or section 4 on the new logbooks (yellow section) for you on collection with our company details ready for you to send off to DVLA

After your vehicle is scrapped, there is no need for you to obtain a SORN. All you need to do is inform the DVLA. This is possible if you have a V5 registration certificate, also known as a logbook.

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The average payment for scrapping a vehicle is between £150 and £500, but there are many factors that will affect the amount you get. will buy your car for parts or as a part car. It doesn’t matter what condition a car is in, there are likely to be a few parts that can be sold separately.

No. We do not charge admin fees or make any deductions whatsoever, our service is FREE.

 It doesn’t even matter if your scrap car is completely written off! Whatever the condition of your car,  value my scrap car can still buy it.