Scrap Steel Turnings at Wallace Reader & Son.

Our yard has been dealing with scrap Steel Turnings for over 75 years, with the purpose built Machinery on site to cope with all sizes of scrap Steel Turnings.

Our brand new 2013 Terex FUCHS MHL340 is one of the worlds leading scrap Steel Turnings handlers purchased in March 2013 to help us handle your scrap Steel Turnings in bulk and processed in our state of the art Sierra Terex 500 Baler/Shear.

With our machinery on site, We can ensure our Burnley scrapyard can handle all quantities of Steel Turnings for recycling and have the room to cope.

“Big enough to cope…

…Small enough to care!”

What are Scrap Steel Turnings?

You may be wondering what scrap Steel Turnings are and what we take… Well, basically ANY Steel Turnings that need recycling because it’s no longer fit for reuse… With recycling ALL KINDS of metal it doesn’t matter what grade or material you have.

Steel Turnings are mainly generated by engineering companies, fabricators, steel production or steel manufacturers. They are produced from drilling / milling steel and are the waste created from making a steel product.

Scrap Steel Turnings Prices:

Prices of scrap Steel Turnings can fluctuate on a daily basis. (See below for a GUIDE ONLY. Accurate prices can be obtained by Emailing us at or by calling our scrapyard in Burnley on (01282)421146

Metal TypeMetal GradePrice Per TonDate Price UpdatedExamples
STEEL/FERROUS METALSNo.1 Steel£10511th November 2016Short, heavy steel, tools, box section, Shelving
STEEL/FERROUS METALSLight Iron - No.6£5511th November 2016White goods, (washers, dryers, cookers etc) vehicles
STEEL/FERROUS METALSPlate & Girders£11511th November 2016under 5ft
STEEL/FERROUS METALSCast Iron£10011th November 2016Cast guttering / piping, car brake discs
STEEL/FERROUS METALSNew production Cuttings£11511th November 2016Factory waste. new cuttings, Welder / fabricators waste.
STEEL/FERROUS METALSCars / Vehicles£6011th November 2016Complete Vehicles.
STEEL/FERROUS METALSSteel Turnings / Swarf£5511th November 2016Factory Waste.


 Scrap Steel Turnings Collection:

Wallace Reader & Son Ltd can arrange free collection for your scrap Steel Turnings TODAY! We can collect your Steel Turnings for recycling at any time of the day between 8:30am and 5pm. We can either drop off a skip for a skip collection OR arrange on of our scrap collectors to collect it for you.

Whichever you decide to choose, We can accommodate and make recycling your scrap metal as easy as possible for you.