Scrap My Car Derbyshire

If you’ve got an old, unwanted or damaged car or van you’re looking to get rid of in Derbyshire or surrounding areas, Scrap Car Comparison is here to help. Our extensive directory of experienced and professional scrap and salvage buyers can offer you a top quote for your vehicle โ€“ regardless of the age, mileage and condition.

Whether you’re in Derby, Chesterfield, Buxton, Netherthorpe or around the Peak District National Park, browse and compare over 100 quotes in just 30 seconds. Plus all of our quotes are guaranteed โ€“ the price you’re offered is the price you’ll receive.

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Get your scrap car quote

Getting your quote is easy and can be done in as little as 30 seconds. And in just 72 hours your car could be gone with our fast and secure payment landing directly in your bank account. Follow these steps for the best scrap car experience:

number one iconStep One: Generate a Quote

Go to the top of the page and fill in your vehicle’s registration plate and postcode. We’ll get your make and model details and find the scrap yards who cover your area.

number 2 iconStep Two: Accept an Offer

Accept the best offer we’ve been able to find for you. It’s a no obligation way of letting us know you’re happy with the price and want to proceed with the sale.

number 3 iconStep Three: Collection and Payment

Our team will help arrange collection of your vehicle in Derbyshire at a convenient time. We’ll be on hand to answer any of your questions and complete a bank transfer cash payment the same day.

Alternatively you can phone our dedicated customer support team 7 days week

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We’ll buy these vehicles in Derbyshire

โœ… Non starters

โœ… MOT failures

โœ… Insurance write offs

โœ… Damaged vehicles

โœ… Petrol and diesel vehicles

โœ… Uneconomical cars and vans

โœ… Missing paperwork

โœ… Break downs

โœ… SORN vehicles

โœ… Electric and hybrid cars

Though we primarily work with petrol and diesel cars, we are also able to scrap electric and hybrid vehicles and we can scrap your van anywhere in the UK.

Why choose Scrap Car Comparison

Since 2013 the team at Scrap Car Comparison have been finding the best scrap car prices for drivers in Derbyshire and the wider Midlands. We’ve teamed up with the best car scrap yards, otherwise known as authorised treatment facilities (ATFs), that offer competitive pricing and the best customer service.

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Our dedicated customer support team are available 7 days week to help find you the best scrap prices for your can or van.

The team can scour the country for a buyer for your car, and the more details you provide the better price we’re usually able to find.

Getting a quick quote online will give you an unbeatable price but if you want immediate support you can phone us directly and for free.

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Scrap coverage in Derbyshire

Wherever in the county you’re located, Scrap Car Comparison can collect your vehicle at no extra cost โ€“ and you’ll never run into any unexpected fees. You’ll be paid on the very same day your vehicle is taken away knowing you’ve found the best price. Find out more about scrap and salvage vehicle collection in your part of Derbyshire:

Our scrap car collection will guarantee pickups from DE1/DE3 postcodes in the centre of Derby to DE45 for Bakewell in the Derbyshire Dales. Despite Derbyshire being home to most of the Peak District, we have a number of certified and accredited scrap yards serving the entirety of the county. Neighbouring cities like Sheffield, Nottingham and Manchester also have yards which cover large areas of Derbyshire ensuring 100% scrap coverage.

Where possible we will arrange for a locally based authorised scrap car specialist (ATF) to scrap your car in accordance with local and national laws or guidelines.

Scrap car trends in Derbyshire

Since we help thousands of customers scrap their vehicles every month, we can aggregate trends that we see in your area.

  • Vauxhall cars are especially popular with the Corsa and Astra holding the top spots for car models scrapped. The Zafira also features in the top 10.
  • Like the rest of the UK, Ford is popular as is Volkswagen. Interestingly the Ford Transit van is the 7th most popular vehicle to be scrapped last year.
  • Silver is the colour most popular across Derysbure, with black, blue and grey also popular which follows the national trend.
  • Though 2007 is the year most of the cars we scrapped were made, followed by 2006. That gives the average scrap car a 15-16 year lifecycle.
  • Based on postcodes, we see most scrap cars come from DE73 around the Melbourne area. Perhaps its proximity to Donnington Circuit is an influencing factor.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Can I scrap my car in Derbyshire?

Yes, you can scrap your car across the entirety of Derbyshireโ€“ we have 100% coverage across the county. We have a number of scrap yards covering your area that are able to offer the most competitive prices, free collection and great customer service.

What are the scrap car prices in Derbyshire?

The good news is that scrap car prices are directly linked to the weight of your car or van. And those prices reflect the national average across the East Midlands and mainland UK. Our network of approved scrap yards offer competitive prices for your vehicle. If your car is salvaged, rather than scrapped, then we’ll find the best buyer across the United Kingdom to get you the best price nationally.

Can you scrap my specific make and model?

We scrap all well known car makes and models across the country. That includes the newest electric cars to older petrol and diesel models from before the year 2000. We can even scrap imports, classic cars, modified cars and carry out commercial fleet disposal. We use your registration plate to find the specific model and price according to the manufacturer’s weight of the vehicle. On the rare occasion we don’t find your make and model details we’ll escalate your quote to our specialist team to research the vehicle and find you an unbeatable price.

Can my damaged, broken, missing MOT car be scrapped?

Yes we can scrap just about any car or van in any condition. We might need to adjust the prices we offer if there are parts of your vehicle missing. But if you have a damaged car, a car with no current MOT or even if it’s an insurance write off we can get you a price and arrange a collection.

Not sure what’s best for your car and want an expert opinion? Free phone us 7 days a week on 03333 44 99 50.

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How is salvaging different from scrapping?

Car salvaging is the process of reclaiming the vehicle so it isn’t dismantled and recycled, but instead fixed or stripped for parts. Salvaging nearly always gets you a better price for your car or van, but we do need to know more about the car’s condition. Find out how to salvage your car.

What will happen to my scrap car?

If your car is scrapped then the vehicle will be recycled. This means all of the components and parts will be stripped and processed in line with national environmental standards. Nearly all of the materials will be used to build new cars in what is considered a circular automotive economy. Find out more about car recycling.

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