Classic cars are, by definition, some of the most desirable vehicles for collectors, offering the chance to experience first-hand the automotive engineering of decades gone by in a car that is no longer in production. Each year as more people choose to scrap classic cars that are no longer roadworthy or repairable, the value of […]
Scrapping a car is not like the old days, when the vehicle was just crushed into a cube of twisted metal and stacked at one side of the scrap yard.
Scrapping a car is one of the easiest ways to get rid of it, compared with selling it on to another driver in whole or for parts.
The traffic lights are slowly changing from red, to amber, to green, for British motorists who want to head over to the continent for a European road trip this summer.
A lot more petrol vehicles could soon be joining diesels on the UK’s pile of scrap cars, following the government’s announcement of plans to ban the sale of new internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles by the end of the decade.
The latest figures from Eurostat show the UK is ahead of its target for scrap car recycling and reuse, and within one percentage point of the EU target for recovery and reuse of materials from scrap cars.
As lockdown conditions start to ease over the second half of 2020, we know there will be a lot of extra scrap metal in Manchester and across the north-west, especially as local businesses in Altrincham and beyond start to get back to work.
If you follow our blog or our YouTube channel, you may have been surprised recently to see that instead of scrap cars, we were working on scrap trams from the Manchester Metrolink network.
If you’ve got a clapped-out old banger rusting on your driveway, you’re probably not planning an epic road trip for the coming summer holidays – but you might be missing out on a trip to remember.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]