Q. Can I be paid instantly?

Yes you can.

Q. How will I be paid?

We can make a cash payment instantly into your bank account (BACS).

Alternatively if you want cash in hand, we can set you up on our Cheque Exchange facility. This requires two forms of ID. i.e. Photocard Driving Licence/Passport/EU National ID Card and a recent utility bill (not mobile phone).

We can also write you a cheque, and we offer a Metal Cash Card account service.

Q. Why do you need my ID when I bring in scrap metal?

This has been required since December 2012 when the Government bought in a new law to prevent metal theft.

Q. Why can’t the driver bring a Certificate of Destruction with him when he collects my scrap vehicle?

We can issue a Certificate of Destruction from the DVLA once we have the vehicle in our possession. We can email or post (stamped addressed envelope required) a copy to you for your records.

Q. Are you able to weigh the scrap metal I have?

On site we can weigh your scrap metals: from 1 gram for precious metals, up to 50 tonnes on our calibrated weighbridge for larger amounts.

Q. How do I set up a trade account with Taroni’s of Birmingham?

All we will require is a contact name and the letterhead of your company, and if you would like to be paid via BACS we’ll need your bank details.

Q. What types of vehicles do you accept for scrapping?

We accept all types of vehicles, including cars, vans, trucks, and SUVs, regardless of their condition.

Q. Do you provide free vehicle collection?

Yes, we offer free vehicle collection within our service area in Birmingham and surrounding areas including Solihull, Bromsgrove, Warwick, Redditch, Stratford Upon Avon, Halesowen and Stourbridge.

Q. How do I get a quote for my scrap vehicle?

You can get a quote by contacting us directly. We’ll need some basic information about your vehicle to provide an accurate quote. By calling us directly rather than using a comparison website, we can offer you the best possible prices for your scrap car.

Q. What documents do I need to scrap my car?

You will typically need your vehicle’s registration document (V5C), but if you don’t have this, don’t worry. We can still help you scrap your car.

Q. Do you handle the paperwork for scrapping my car?

Yes, we take care of all the necessary paperwork involved in scrapping your car, including notifying the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) and providing you with a Certificate of Destruction.

Q. How quickly can you collect my scrap vehicle?

We strive to arrange vehicle collection at a time convenient for you, often within 24-48 hours.

Q. Can you collect my car if it’s not drivable?

Absolutely! We have the necessary equipment to collect vehicles that are not drivable, ensuring a hassle-free experience for you.

Q. What happens to my scrap car after you collect it?

After collecting your scrap car, we responsibly recycle it in compliance with environmental regulations. This involves dismantling the vehicle and recycling its parts and materials.

Q. Is there anything I need to do before you collect my scrap car?

Prior to collection, please remove all personal belongings from the vehicle. If the car is being collected, please ensure that it’s easily accessible for our team. Have all documents ready including photo ID.

Q. How much is my scrap car worth?

The value of your car will be calculated based on a variety of factors including weight, the year, make and model of your car. As well as other broader factors such as the current market value of scrap metal which changes throughout the year. Here at Taroni’s of Birmingham we offer the very best prices for your scrap car.