Scrap Metal Recycling – About us

Who are we:

Do you have some scrap metal you’d like to recycle? Want to know a little about us first?

Wallace Reader & Son Ltd is a scrap metal dealer based in Burnley, Lancashire that specialise in scrap metal recycling. We were established in the early 1930’s and have been operating in the scrap metal industry ever since.

Boasting a non-ferrous shed, full sized weigh-bridge and state of the art machinery in our yard, we pride ourselves in being well equipped for the job in hand.

Readers is still family run and with many years experience in the scrap metal sector, we are able to offer the most competitive prices in town.

Our Scrap Metal Recycling Team:

We have a strong team of experts on site to deal with all scrap or waste metal you may produce. Our knowledge and expertise are second to none and to ensure we offer you the best price possible for your scrap metal we can grade test your metal on-site.

We are dedicated to giving the best price possible for your goods and continue to stay ahead of competition with our competitive prices.

About us – What we do:

We are a fully licensed Scrap Metal dealer and Motor Salvage operator and hold all necessary licenses from the DVLA and Environment agency to recycle all grades of metals. We can even issue Certificates of destruction for ELV’s (end of life vehicles) ensuring you peace of mind when recycling that unwanted vehicle.

Our end of life recycling process is carried out at our depollution centre on site and all harmful materials are extracted from the vehicle with our auto-drain equipment and also recycled in an environmentally friendly way.

Now you’ve found out a little about us, why not browse the rest of our site to find out what services we provide, areas we cover and what we do.


Scrap Metal Recycling