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How the Hacienda’s recycled steel keeps the party going


Recycled steel keeps a valuable resource in use in new buildings and other projects – but for one particularly famous source of Manchester scrap metal, the memories of its former use are all part of the appeal.

The Hacienda in Manchester opened its doors in 1982 and for 15 years served as a live music venue and nightclub with local legend Tony Wilson and the band New Order as its directors and financiers.
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The J. Davidson ‘Scrap Car Process’

When it comes to scrapping a car, most people assume that once they’ve taken it to the scrap yard and collected their money, it’s simply a matter of the car being crushed into a metal cube and shipped off to be melted. In fact, the process involves a much longer process and J. Davidson go the extra mile, including collecting the car for you, from anywhere across the North West and pay Top Prices.
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What Metals Are Worth Recycling?

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Scrap metal recycling is essential for saving energy and preserves natural resources. Certain metals have different uses and are more commonly recycled. Some are used in building construction, others are used at home for kitchen ware. When looking to recycle metal it’s worth knowing the value, as prices can vary when selling it.

As a Manchester based scrap processor we specialise in recycling a number of metals. Below is a list of what can be recycled and how much they’re worth.

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3 Signs You Need To Scrap Your Car

3 Signs You Need To Scrap Your Car

Scrapping a car is a big decision, so it’s little surprise that a lot of people put it off… and off… and end up waiting too long.

With the rules on keeping a car off-road getting increasingly strict, it’s more important than ever to act promptly when you decide you need to scrap your car. (more…)

Manchester Metal Theft Down by Almost 80%

Manchester Metal Theft Down by Almost 80%

Unfortunately, metal theft has been a problem across the UK for many years. However, recent statistics show that metal theft in the UK has decreased by an average of almost 74% between 2012 and 2016.

From 2012-2013, reported metal thefts totalled 44,885. But, from 2015-2016, this figure fell to 11,747 – representing a 73.83% decrease in incidents. Manchester in particular has seen one the highest decreases in theft, at a reported drop of 78.86%. This is the sharpest fall of all areas throughout the entire North of England.

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