Unbeatable Prices from Car Scrap Yards in Durham

Scrapping a car doesn’t have to be hard work! Our UK-wide network of scrap partners and specialist dismantlers means we make it easy to find the very best prices.

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Do you want to scrap your car in Durham? Car.co.uk can help!

Where’s the best place to scrap my car in Durham? Save yourself the effort of calling around to find out – we’ll get you the highest price in the area – and even collect your car free of charge!

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Tired of searching for a good car scrap yard in Durham?

With Car.co.uk, you won’t need to deliver your car – and we’ll help with all the official documentation. We’ll make scrapping your car as simple as possible!

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We work hard to help our customers get the best deals from reputable scrap car buyers in Durham

Scrapping your car doesn’t need to be hard work!

Everything we do is designed to reduce the effort that’s needed when you’re searching for good car scrap yards in the Durham area. This starts with our scrap partners. We’ve developed a network of dismantlers – all offering an excellent service; from top quotes to the quick collections, and assistance with DVLA paperwork.

For you, this means no more calling around different scrap dealers in Durham to find a high price. What’s more, you don’t have to face the headaches involved with getting your car to a scrap yard – or trying to tie up official paperwork when you’re there.

We focus on making the scrapping process simple. We know it’s not something most people do every day; so Car.co.uk’s expert team use our industry knowledge to make the who process straightforward. 

Car.co.uk supports important charities

Durham roads see around 250 accidents every year – a significantly lower number than many other cities in the North of England. While accident numbers in Durham are low – the same cannot be said for County Durham as a whole – with serious road traffic collision numbers remaining static over the last 10 years – despite significant spending to improve road safety.

Although car crashes can never be considered a good thing – we do everything we can to make damaged cars return some value to local communities. When you choose Car.co.uk to help scrap your car in Durham, you give us the chance to transform your car into funding for charities and social value programmes here in the UK. We don’t just give great prices for your old car – we strive to make the motor industry work for communities too.

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Types of scrap car we can pick up in Durham

Our network of Durham scrap dealers are equipped to deal with a huge range of cars – from accident-damaged vehicles, to old part-exchange stock and MOT failures.

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  • Un-roadworthy cars
  • MOT failures
  • Junk and salvage cars
  • Fleet cars
  • Insurance write-offs
  • Damaged cars
  • Flood damaged cars
  • Non-runners
  • Part-exchange cars

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Putting social value at the centre of everything we do

Using Car.co.uk to find the best prices from scrap dealers in Durham means we can support local good causes.

We're passionate about cars and outstanding service – but it's community charity work that truly drives us here at Car.co.uk.

When you scrap your car using our service, a portion of the profits it helps us to generate will go toward the significant contributions we make to our social value schemes and charity projects, including:

  • Food redistribution networks
  • HMP Academies and crime reduction programmes
  • Supported living homes

The charity work we support has already had a significant impact on parts of the UK – reducing reoffending rates, helping people avoid homelessness, and making sure good food is used to provide meals for people who could otherwise go hungry.

Directly helping charitable causes by scrapping your car

Directly supporting positive change and social value in communities

Choosing Car.co.uk to scrap your car in Durham doesn't just mean an unbeatable price and outstanding customer service for you – it also means you're directly supporting positive change and social value in communities around the country.

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Maximising prices for every make and model

Our network of scrap car dealers in Durham includes a number of specialists; so we’ll always help you to get the maximum value for your vehicle, regardless of make or model.

  • Bmw
  • Seat
  • Renault
  • Mercedes
  • Honda
  • Ford
  • Fiat
  • Citroen
  • Audi
  • Toyota
  • Peugeot
  • Nissan
  • Vauxhall
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Frequently asked questions

We know that people don’t scrap cars very often, which is why we’ve compiled some of our most frequently asked questions here. If you have a query that’s not on the list – use our online messaging service to ask one of experts. They’re on hand to put your mind at ease, whatever you need to know.

Yes, we will. We are equipped to quote on and collect cars in a huge range of conditions – so missing wheels shouldn’t be a problem. In fact, we can collect just about any accident-damaged or broken down vehicle.

To keep the personal registration mark you have on the car; you will first need to officially remove it from the vehicle. The quickest way to do this is through the DVLA’s online service – although it can be done through the post too. When removed, you’ll be able to scrap the car with no fear of losing your personalised number plate.

Yes, we can. When you’ve chosen your preferred quote for your scrap car in Durham, you’ll be able to choose a date and time that’s exactly right for you.

Yes, we can. Usually, people require a certificate of destruction to satisfy their insurance company. If this is the case, it’s absolutely vital that you use a company who will provide a ‘certificate of destruction’ (or ‘COD’) and not a lesser document with a slightly different name. A COD is issued by the DVLA to an ‘authorised treatment facility’ – an important accreditation that all of our partners meets, so once they’ve received yours, they’ll send you a copy for your insurance company.

When our collection partner arrives to pick up your vehicle, they will help with the completion of section 9 of the V5C logbook – which then must be sent to the DVLA. This part of the log book confirms you have sold your vehicle to a trader or dismantler.

When you’re scrapping a car, the price offered is based on its weight and the parts that can be salvaged and recycled. As the weight of different models varies, this also varies the amount you will be quoted.