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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 […]

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 […]

3 Ways to Make Even MORE Money from Scrapping Your Metal

  Scrapping your metal is a fantastic and fast way to make a bit of extra money… Particularly if it’s been a bit of a tight month. Not only are you sure to make a quid or two for your own pocket, you’ll also be helping the environment. This is because recycling, even a little […]

How the scrap metal Manchester recycles helps the world

It might seem like a big claim to say that the scrap metal Manchester residents recycle has the potential to change conditions all around the world, but it’s no exaggeration At J Davidson Scrap, each year, we recycle over 40,000 tonnes of scrap metal – that’s a lot of scrap, and it ranges from food […]

Choose The Right Tyres and Make Big Savings

  While our fleet of Volvo trucks is out and about collecting all the scrap metal Manchester customers can throw at us, there’s one thing – among many other factors, of course – that helps us to do our bit for the environment.

5 reasons to bring your scrap car to Davidson’s

At J Davidson Scrap Metal Processors we work hard to make sure we’re your first choice – and we think there’s plenty of good reasons why that should be the case. Here are five of the best reasons to scrap your car with Davidsons, in no particular order…

What to Expect from J Davidson in 2014

2014 is set to be another great year for J Davidson. As well as continuing to be the place to come for all your scrap metal recycling and scrap car recycling needs, we have some other exciting projects in the pipeline. The highly anticipated unveiling of our new truck is set for March 2014. The […]

How Has The Scrap Metal Industry Changed?

Over the past year or so, the legislation surrounding the scrap metal industry has changed quite dramatically. At J Davidson, these changes have been welcomed with open arms as the authorities look to clamp down on rogue scrap traders and protect the honest, legitimate hard-working businesses like ourselves who deal in scrap metal recycling. One […]

What’s the Difference Between Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal?

J Davidson Scrap Metal – Manchester Here at J Davidsons, we’ve been scrapping metal for over 40 years and recycle in excess of 40,000 tonnes of scrap metal in Manchester each year at our specialised site in Altrincham, Cheshire. We consider ourselves experts in our field and use the most up-to-date equipment available to the […]

A Greater Manchester Success Story

Scrap Metal Manchester Scrap Metal Recycling in the UK is a £5.6 billion industry and employs over 8000 people. The pure size of the industry makes a net contribution to the UK balance of trade. It is a hugely important cog in the UK’s economic machine and we are proud to be at the forefront […]

J Davidson Scrap Car – Manchester

Scrap Car – Manchester At J Davidsons we have been a pioneer in and at the forefront of the vehicle recycling industry for many years now (even before it became “fashionable” to scrap your car). As a result we were one of the first fully licensed treatment facilities for the safe disposal of end of […]

Industry Braced For More Changes – Scrap Metal Manchester

J Davidson Scrap Metal Manchester Following on from the ‘cash ban’ on all scrap metal transactions that was introduced last December, the scrap metal industry is now facing more legislative changes. The changes, to be introduced on 1st October 2013, are changes to the former 1964 Scrap Metals Dealers Act. The new Scrap Metals Dealers […]

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