I want to scrap my car… but how do I go about it?
If you are searching “how to scrap my car” it usually means that a sad day dawned, you’ve realised the cost of fixing your car turns out to be more than it is actually worth and it’s at this point it may be time to take a deep breath and say ‘goodbye old friend’ to your pride and joy.
Of course, there are exceptions to every rule. If your car is rare or an appreciating classic then it’s certainly wise to keep hold of it! If not, you can bring it to us to take care of.
“How do I actually scrap my car?”, we hear you say, don’t worry the car scrappage process is straight forward, but if you don’t follow the process correctly you could find yourself on a one-way street to a fine – we’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen.
All you need to do is let us know about the car via our contact form and we will contact you with a quotation. Don’t worry about the make, model, age or condition of your car, we will accept any vehicle. If the vehicle has no wheels, no MOT or tax, we can arrange collection from you!
We will also need photographic ID (in the form of photo driving license or a passport), along with a recent utility bill/official document that is less than three months old. We’ll also need your V5 document, this will enable us to contact the DVLA on your behalf to let them know of your vehicle’s destruction.
As an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF), we are committed to the responsible management of all vehicles that arrive at our sites throughout Newport, Cardiff and the South Wales region. Once everything is agreed, we will safely scrap your vehicle and give you a ‘certificate of destruction’ within 7 days if you’ve scrapped a car, light van or 3-wheeled motor vehicle. Any payment will be in the form of a non-transferable cheque.