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How do I Scrap My Car with Scrap Car Colne?
Scrapping your car with Scrap Car Colne is simple!
ENQUIRE, BOOK, GET PAID.
You can call 01282 212 025 to speak to an advisor within 30 seconds during our opening times:
8 am and 5 pm Monday – Friday
8 am – 12 pm on Saturdays.
You can even get an Instant Online Scrap Car Quote if you like!
Most of our customers rate us ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐.
Do you Charge for collecting a scrap vehicle?
Scrap Car Collection is FREE if you are located in one of our FREE Collection Areas.
The only time we may charge you for collection is if the vehicle is:
– Incomplete or a shell.
– Located on a Motorway.
– We have attempted collection more than once.
– If the vehicle isn’t accessible.
You will be notified in
How do I tell the DVLA i've scrapped my car?
When you scrap your vehicle with Scrap Car Colne, our driver will sort out all the paperwork for you.
If you want to be a little more prepared and have an even faster service, you can fill out section 9 of the V5c in our company name.
Once this has been filled in, our driver will sign and date this for you and it is ready to post off to the DVLA here:
DVLA Swansea, SA99 1BD.
Can I notify the DVLA about a scrap car online?
You can register your vehicle as sold or scrap online at the DVLA website. The service is available from 7 am – 7 pm.
How do I claim back my road tax when i scrap my car?
If you pay your road tax monthly – you just need to cancel your Direct Debit. Once you have notified the DVLA your vehicle has been scrapped or a Certificate of Destruction has been issued, the DVLA will wipe it off their system.
If you pay in annually – when you notify the DVLA your car has been sold/scrapped or when a Certificate of destruction has been issued, the DVLA will be notified automatically and a refund will be debited back to your card.
See for more information on how to claim a road tax refund on a scrap car.
Do you just scrap any vehicle or just cars?
Although this website is focused on scrapping cars, we don’t just scrap cars at scrap car Colne.
We accept all vehicles, machinery, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and pay the best scrap prices in and around Colne, Nelson and Barnoldswick.
What do you do with the cars you take for scrap?
As a registered, local ATF (Authorised Treatment Facility) for scrap vehicles, we are fully licensed to de-pollute and dispose of your scrap car for the ferrous and non-ferrous metals contained within.
We don’t sell parts as a rule, but if we have a car in the scrapyard when you ring, we may have parts available.
What condition does my car have to be in for scrap?
We aren’t just a scrap car dealer here at Scrap Car Colne, we are a fully licensed scrap metal dealer and buy all ferrous & non-ferrous materials for scrap based on its weight and price per ton.
The condition of the vehicle isn’t important to us providing the vehicle is complete and all components (exhaust, battery, wheels etc) are still on or attached to the vehicle.
We do buy car shells, however,
How soon can you collect my car for scrap?
Scrap car Colne can usually collect your vehicle for scrap in as little as an hour.
We do get booked up rather quickly and can’t always promise or guarantee you can have a collection within the hour during busy periods.
We can usually collect within 24 hours.
Will I get more if I deliver my scrap vehicle to you?
We ‘may’ offer you a better price for delivering your car to our scrapyard but can’t always guarantee we will.
8:00am - 10:00pm - Monday - Sunday