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Having a van that’s reached the end of its life can be frustrating. You may have spent hours trawling around scrap yards to get the price you want, without any success. That’s where we come in. All you need to do is enter your reg number and your post code on our website, and we’ll give you an instant online quote. Our scrap van team operates across London & Essex (similar to our scrap car network) and we have access to the best authorised treatment facilities, so you can be sure you’re getting the best scrap van prices.

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Why Choose us when you need to Scrap Your Van?

At Scrap Car Kings, we are dedicated to helping motorists get some cash for their scrap van. With over 10 years of experience in scrap van removal in London and Essex, we have the knowledge and expertise necessary to make the process run smoothly. Our instant free valuation is 100% obligation free, and we offer free collection to make scrap van disposal as hassle-free as possible. Whether your vehicle is scrap or simply damaged, you can trust our scrap yard to handle it responsibly. Plus, with our state-of-the-art recycling facilities, your scrap van will be converted into reusable materials in an environmentally friendly way. So if you are ready to scrap your damaged vehicle, come to Scrap Car Kings today and let us help you get some cash for your scrap vehicle!

How do I get rid of my van??

To scrap your van doesn’t have to be a hassle. Our scrap van service is quick, easy and convenient with our expert team. Our Scrap market dealers work seven days a week and can scrap your vehicle throughout London & Essex. Firstly, we make it easy to find out the scrap value of your van and have your van collected. Just input a few of your van’s details onto our online form and we will take care of the rest. We’ll need to know the basic condition of the van as well as the van registration number and the model you want to scrap. From this information, we will produce the very best price quotation for your scrap van. Once you agree to accept our no obligation quote, we will then call you to arrange our free van collection from your home or workplace – whichever is most convenient for you.

Following agreement of the best price to scrap your van, we will arrange a time to come and collect it from you. We will need a copy of your VC5 form (vehicle log book) so we can verify that you are the legal owner of the van and that will allow us dispose of your scrap vehicle legally.

When you scrap your van, you can be confident that you will receive a quick and convenient service from our team. We offer an instant payment that clears into your bank account immediately, giving you total peace of mind and security. Furthermore, even if you are not present for our scrap van collection, we can still take care of everything for you with our contact free service. Just let us know in advance if there is any reason that you may not be available, and we will make all the necessary arrangements to ensure that your scrap van is picked up by our recovery vehicle quickly and efficiently. So what are you waiting for? Get in touch with us today to learn more about how to scrap your van and how we can help with free nationwide collection!

Read our scrap van reviews

Tony BarnesTony Barnes
16:53 10 Apr 22
Quick and easy, smooth collection with updates along the way. Also turns out someone had stolen the catalytic converter from my car, but Scrap Car Kings still took it away (with a fair lower price). Thank you!
Paul MullenderPaul Mullender
17:36 28 Jun 21
Quality service… came in short notice, made payment as soon as he arrived… also gave a very reasonable price for such a old car… highly recommended will use again!!
z shahz shah
14:31 28 Jun 21
Great service speedy handover money received instantly
Simran SinghSimran Singh
10:04 30 May 21
Great response time came next day, quick and easy process.
Pauline parkerPauline parker
15:25 08 Mar 21
This is the 3rd car I had to scrap and as before I chose a reliable friendly prompt serviceWill use these lovely people again and refer to anyone who needs to scrap a car
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What kind of scrap vans do you collect

  • Cars that aren’t running
  • MOT failure
  • salvage or junk vans
  • Rental vans
  • Insurance write-offs
  • Accident damaged vans
  • Trade-in vans
  • Faulty or broken vans
  • Old vans

Can you scrap a van without a log book?

A van’s V5 document, also called a logbook, is a registration of the car that proves its owner. The title documentation is important when selling or buying a van. While it is possible to scrap a van without the V5 certificate, it may be more difficult. The certificate may also be necessary if the scrap dealer insists on it. A van’s V5 document lists information about the van, such as the owner, make, model, and color. It is important to keep the V5 certificate in a safe place because it is needed to transfer ownership of the van. Applying for a new one from the DVLA costs £25.

It’s important to notify the DVLA when you sell your van, even if it’s being sent to the scrapyard. The process is simple enough – you must write and send a letter with the relevant information. In most cases, you’ll be able to do this online. However, you’ll need to take an extra step if you don’t have a V5 registration document.

When writing your letter, be sure to include all the necessary information. This includes your vehicle’s make and model, as well as its registration number. You’ll also need to provide the date of sale and the name and address of the ATF. Once the DVLA has received your letter, they’ll update their records.

The Benefits of Scrapping a Van

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For many businesses, a van is one of – if not the – most important company assets. Vans are a part of everyday life for transportation, deliveries and storage. Vans are notoriously tough and reliable and are built to withstand heavy-duty work. Owners will often continue to use them for years and run them to the ground without considering earning money from it as a scrap van.

The older the van is, the more it is going to cost to keep it roadworthy. Vans suffer a fair amount of wear and tear, often resulting in engine problems, poor suspension and rust issues. End of life vans also have a negative impact on the environment with their fumes, so it’s easy to see why old vans are difficult to sell.

If you’re considering saying goodbye to your scrap vehicles for the best prices, get a scrap van quote and take advantage of our free collection service.

Can you crush a van for scrap?

When a van has been written off by an insurance company, they will usually be responsible for getting the van scrapped. If you are looking at another van scrap service, there are a few things you need to consider.

The scrap market is heavily regulated by the scrap metal dealers act for environmental and waste handling reasons, and to cut down on metal theft. In order to scrap vans, trucks or similar vehicles, you must become an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF). The approval process ensures that we do our job safely and responsibly, in compliance with the regulations that are in place.

It’s not common knowledge to know how to scrap a van, but we’ve made the process easy to understand.

In order to scrap a van, the first step is to remove the battery and all of the fluids, such as the petrol, oil and brake fluid. The fluids must be recycled or disposed of properly by taking it to an oil change facility. The tyres must also be removed and either sold-in if they’re in good condition, or recycled or disposed of correctly. Once this is done, we get to work on removing any re-usable van parts, most of which would need re-conditioning before being sold on.

Whatever is left, often just the framework, will be crushed and sold on the scrap metal market

Looking to get the best price for scrapping a van

Whether you have an old Ford Transit or a rusty VW Transporter, it is important to understand that every End of Life Vehicle (ELV) has value. Your Scrapped vans price may vary depending on the age and condition of your vehicle, but no matter what, it can always be scrapped for a great price. To get the best  price for your scrap van and extract as much value from your old van as possible, there are a few key steps that you should follow.

Sell your van earlier in the month as scrap dealers will reduce their price for your van towards the end of the month

Work With a Reputable Dealer Who Offers the Best Prices

Claim back your tax from the Dvla

Cancel your insurance

Remember to remove all personal items from your vehicle

Dont remove any parts from your van

Supply the van with documentation such as service history

What do you pay for scrap vans?

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Well, that depends. Not very helpful, I know. The thing is, the scrap value of vehicles varies dramatically. A brand new transit van with an irreparably bent frame but a running engine, alloy wheels and transmission is worth a lot more than an ageing milk float that’s thrown a rod. In the end, we have to have a reasonable expectation of making money off the parts to offer you a good price. Scrap metal itself is going cheap these days.

What about filing the paperwork?

We will notify the DVLA to inform them that we have scrapped a van, then you as a customer must then fill out the logbook about your scrap van and send it to the DVLA. A confirmation letter will then be sent out. If you don’t receive any confirmation, we advise calling 0300 790 6802 to request a letter.

Payment for scrapping a van

The scrap value of vehicles varies dramatically due to market fluctuations, which is why there is no set price for your van. It all depends on the quality of the vehicle and what state it is in. As of 2013, it is illegal for scrap van buyers to buy salvage vehicles using cash. Instead, dealers must pay through either a crossed cheque, a prepaid card system or an electronic transfer of funds.

At Scrap Car Kings, we pay by instant bank transfer which will clear immediately and will be arranged before the car is taken. It’s as easy as that!

Scrap van FAQ

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More and more van owners are looking to scrap their vehicles rather than sell. Fed up of low offers from potential buyers and the hassle of arranging viewings, they are taking matters into their own hands and going for the simple, stress free option.

Scrapping your van is so easy. First of all, either give us a call or fill out our quick online form. Both will take no time at all, and will give us all the information that we need about your vehicle. Then we can arrange to come and pick up your van at your earliest convenience.

How do I scrap my van

We offer some of the best van scrapping prices in the area. We will look closely at all the information you provide us about your van, and we will go on to offer you a price that’s truly reflective of its condition and age. You are sure to be impressed with the figure we provide.

Of course, the only way to get an exact quote is to get in touch with us today. We accept all kinds of vans here at Scrap Car Kings, and we’re certain that we’ll be able to scrap yours at a price that pleases you.

How much do you get for scrapping a van

You can scrap your van with our expert help. We’ve been providing vehicle scrappage services for a number of years, and are the team best equipped to scrap your van. Our team will be able to come to you, and in as little as ten minutes will have your van loaded onto a waiting vehicle and off of your hands.

If you have any questions about our services, be sure to look at our detailed FAQ’s page. If you have any other questions, we’d be happy to chat to you and walk you through the process of scrapping your van.

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