How to ‘Scrap my van Blackburn’

If you live in the North West and are looking for a van scrap yard nearby then you could be searching with particular terms such as ‘Scrap my van Blackburn’.

If so, then you should get in touch with the experts at Scrap a Van who can offer the best scrapping price for your vehicle and they can pick it up too.

The team deal with dozens of scrap vans every week from in and around Blackburn by offering great customer service and the best prices.

However, it’s also important that if you are looking to scrap your van that you use an authorised treatment facility rather than a scrap yard that may not be licensed and monitored by the Environment Agency.

Scrap your van for cash

Essentially, if you’re looking to scrap your van for cash and believe it’s not important to use an unauthorised scrapyard then there are two important reasons to reconsider:

The first is that you will still be legally responsible for your vehicle should it be used after you sold it to an unlicensed scrap yard and;

Only an authorised treatment facility can legally dispose of vans for scrapping.

The authorised treatment facility will issue a certificate of destruction which will prove that you are no longer legally responsible for your van and it has been disposed of – no-one will be driving it afterwards!

Also, there may also be issues with an unlicensed scrap yard not disposing of your vehicle in an environmentally friendly way, so harmful oils and fluids from your van could contaminate the ground if not dealt with properly.

Impressive scrap van price

So, if someone offers you a really impressive scrap van price then you need to ask whether they are an authorised treatment facility and why they are offering so much more than other yards.

Failing to comply with the law could see you being landed with a £1,000 fine which can be avoided if you use the experts at Scrap a Van.

It’s really not worth the hassle not scrapping your van properly and along with receiving the best scrap price possible, you’ll be reassured that the DVLA will be informed that you’ve disposed of your van legally and you can be reassured that the facility will be dealing with your van effectively so no harm will be done to the environment.

If you are searching on how to ‘scrap my van Blackburn’, then you should call the friendly Scrap a Van team on 01204 323106 to find out how much they can offer for your vehicle and arrange a free pickup as well.

Has your van failed its MoT?

While vans are renowned for being reliable and tough there may be an issue if your van failed its MoT.

You may have used your van for years without any trouble, but now you’re faced with a vehicle that is uneconomical to repair and you may be looking to earn some money from scrapping it.

Vans suffer lots of wear and tear because firms tend to use them as workhorses but this can lead to rust issues in some vans along with poor suspension and engine problems.

There’s also another potential problem, particularly with older vans, and that’s the fact they may fail the MoT on emissions.

Get cash for your scrap van

These mechanical issues make older vans unattractive to buyers and even if it hasn’t failed its MoT you may struggle to find a buyer and it may just be simpler to get cash for your scrap van instead.

However, there are some things to consider and the main one is that the scrap metal industry is now heavily monitored – not only to cut down on metal theft but also to regulate waste handling effectively.

This means that you must use an authorised treatment facility when scrapping vans or trucks so the process of scrapping is done safely and responsibly and, more importantly for you, in compliance with the law.

Contact a van scrap yard

The first step when scrapping a van is to get the best scrapping price for your vehicle so you will need to contact a van scrap yard to find out what they will offer.

You will need to ask them whether they are an authorised treatment facility and whether they offer a free collection service which will help with the headache of taking the van to a scrapyard and then making your way home again afterwards.

Also, there’s no set value when scrapping a vehicle and the prices will vary and a lot depends on the vehicle’s quality.

The authorised scrap yard will also be able to inform DVLA that the van has been scrapped and you are no longer legally responsible for it.

If you would like more information about how to scrap a van, particularly if your van has failed its MoT, then it’s time to contact the friendly Scrap a Van team to see how much your scrap vehicle is worth on 01204 323106.

Your scrap van and the environment

When your cherished vehicle reaches the end of its useful life and needs scrapping, not many owners or firms will consider their scrap van and its impact on the environment.

If you haven’t scrapped a vehicle in recent years, then you may not be aware that the laws for scrapping a van have become tighter and one reason for this is for environmental protection.

That’s because your van contains harmful oils and fluids that can contaminate the environment if not disposed of properly. This is a particular problem for those who decide to dump their van on the roadside or on a verge where it will fall into disrepair or be vandalised.

The aim of the new laws is for authorised treatment facilities, which are scrap yards monitored and licensed by the Environment Agency, to take care of these issues.

Van scrap yard will remove the oils and fluids

For example, the van scrap yard will remove the oils and fluids and dispose of them carefully so they will not harm the environment.

In addition, the facility will also strip the van of plastics and metals which can be recycled either for use in other vehicles or to be used for other purposes.

The plastics from vans can be used in anything from clothes to toys while tyres can be shredded and used for protecting the surface of a playground.

While this issue of vans and the environment may not be of much concern to you, it’s important that you avoid an unauthorised scrap yard because you run the risk of a hefty financial penalty for not disposing of your van correctly.

Scrap your van for cash

Essentially, the authorised treatment facility is the only scrapyard that can issue a certificate of destruction which is proof that you are no longer the legal owner of your vehicle and it’s been disposed of legally when you scrap your van for cash.

Not having this certificate means that should the van be used after you’ve accepted cash for it then you will remain liable. And you face the prospect of the financial fine.

If you would like to know more about your scrap van and the new law and to get the best scrap van prices, then it’s time to contact the Scrap a Van team on 01204 323106.

The best scrap price for vans

You could spend a long time calling around various scrap yards looking for the best scrap price for vans but you’d save time and hassle by simply contacting the Scrap a Van team first.

With a free collection service, the team are interested in any van that you want to scrap whether it’s an MOT failure, been involved in a serious accident or has simply reached the end of its life.

Each van is valued on a case-by-case basis so you will be reassured that the best price for your van will be offered by the Scrap a Van team every time.

Essentially, a van’s scrap price is calculated in the same way as it is for scrap cars and other vehicles which will include:

  • The kerb weight of your scrap van
  • The model and make of your van
  • The location of the van
  • The van’s mechanical condition.

What this really boils down to is that the heavier your scrap van is, the more you earn as a result.

Searching online for a ‘van scrap yard near me’

Also, if you are searching online for a ‘van scrap yard near me’ and the vehicle is in the North West then the Scrap a Van team can help you.

The team has years of experience in dealing with scrapping vans and offering the best prices when doing so.

Which brings us onto another, potentially more serious problem if you are wanting to scrap your van today.

Scrap your van for cash

While shopping around for the best price, a scrap yard may offer to scrap your van for cash and their valuation may be much higher than anyone else’s. There may be a reason for this.

You will need to appreciate that you can only scrap your van at an authorised treatment facility, which is a scrapyard that is licensed and monitored by the Environment Agency.

This means your van will be legally disposed of and any harmful fluids and oils are removed and metals and plastics are recycled. Any spare parts that can be resold will also be removed for this purpose.

If you use an unauthorised scrapyard, then you will still be legally responsible for your vehicle because only an authorised treatment facility can issue a certificate of destruction and inform DVLA that you no longer own the van.

To avoid running the risk of a fine should the van be used illegally after you accept cash for it and you want the best scrap price for vans, you should contact the Scrap a Van team on 01204 323106 for more help and advice.

How to scrap your van for cash

If you are looking to scrap your van for cash, then you need to deal with the experts at Scrap a Van.

With years of experience, we have dozens of vans passing through our scrap yard every week and we also break vans for parts.

This means that Scrap a Van offers the most competitive prices around. So if your van is no longer roadworthy, has failed its MoT or you simply want to trade up from your old model, then get in touch today.

Whether you have a small van, such as a Berlingo, for example, or a large Ford Transit, we are interested and can arrange collection.

Best scrap price for vans

When it comes to offering the best scrap price for vans, you’ll find that our valuation team will offer a quote that is hard to beat. The team will also arrange collection of the van, which will be helpful if you need a fast removal.

Not only will you receive confirmation from the team that Scrap a Van has bought your vehicle, they will also complete all of the relevant paperwork which also includes informing the DVLA that you are no longer the legal owner of the vehicle.

So, if you are looking for a good scrap price for your van, whether it is high or low mileage, an MOT failure or simply unwanted or uneconomical to repair, then you should be getting in touch with us.

It’s also important that you deal with a scrap yard that is an authorised treatment facility which means they are licensed and monitored by the Environment Agency.

Cracking scrap van prices

This is an important point to appreciate since a firm may offer cracking scrap van prices that are higher than anyone else’s – but if they are unauthorised then you may be committing an offence by disposing of your van illegally.

There will be lots of van owners who will be unaware that the laws for disposing of scrap vehicles have changed substantially in recent years to help prevent vehicles being dumped on the roadside or on grass verges.

In addition, it’s important that once you scrap your van that it is stripped of the harmful oils and fluids which will not contaminate our environment and any useful parts are recycled effectively.

This means that if you are searching for cheap van parts, then the Scrap a Van team should be able to help with your needs.

If you are looking to scrap your van for cash and want to know how much it’s worth, then contact the Scrap a Van team today on 01204 323106 or use their online scrap price quote facility.