Looking to scrap a car?

Then look no further…Scrap a car with Wallace Reader & Son Ltd scrap yard in Burnley. We are a fully licensed Motor Salvage Operator and are a registered ATF (Authorized Treatment Facility) for depolluting End of Life Vehicles (ELV’s).

We can Recycle your scrap car at our End of life Recycling centre, Calder Street, Burnley, Lancashire.

Why Scrap a car with us?

We offer a ***FREE*** local Collection service when you scrap a car with us AND we take care of all the paperwork so you don’t have to!

  • You bring us your log book (V5 Document) for the vehicle.
  • We issue a Certificate of Destruction (CoD).
  • We retain your full log book for our paperwork.
  • You do not need to send anything off, just keep your CoD in a safe place for future reference.

If you scrap a car, you need to notify the DVLA you have scrapped it. Only registered ATF’s like ourselves can issue Certificates of Destruction on an end of life vehicle. These certificates are produced BY THE DVLA and they declare the vehicle to be off road.

Failure to notify the DVLA a vehicle has been scrapped can lead to fines and cause paperwork issues for you in the near future.
Be careful who you trust to dispose of your unwanted vehicle and BE SURE they notify the DVLA in the correct way.

Backstreet garages and MOT garages may offer to dispose of MOT failures on your behalf. If they do, be sure to get a Certificate of Destruction from them once they have scrapped it.

You can bring the vehicle yourself to be scrapped at our scrap yard in Burnley OR to arrange a collection of your scrap car,  contact us via the contact us page OR scrap a car quote form below.

– MOT Failure?

– Accident damaged?

– Insurance write off?

– New Car and want rid of your old one?

Then call us on 01282 421 146 NOW! Or please fill in the contact form below:

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Please note, We only scrap cars. ***WE DON’T SELL PARTS*** However, we have a strong network of clients that do… If you are looking for parts please enquire by E-mailing us at  PARTS@SCRAPMETALREADERS.CO.UK