Our recovery driver will complete and leave Section 9 of the V5C (log book) with you which you will need to sign and send off to the DVLA. You will receive a conformation letter from DVLA to confirm they have … Continue reading
ELV stands for ‘End of Life Vehicle’. This is a vehicle that has reached the end of its life naturally through wear and tear. A vehicle that has been damaged and is beyond reasonable economical repair can also be termed … Continue reading
Quotations are guaranteed. We offer an instant scrap value based on the weight of your vehicle (which we work out from your Registration Number). As long as you have described your vehicle accurately, the quote is guaranteed.
Due to the new law ‘Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013’ our ATF Members can no longer pay CASH. The most common payment methods are company cheque payment on Collection or Bank Transfer. Bank Transfers are usually cleared within 24 hours … Continue reading
We can collect your car from most locations including garages, storage compounds, or your work place. We offer a flexible collection service which we can discuss at the time of your call.
You need to make us aware of the parts you have removed before you accept your quote. We can price/bid accordingly. The offers you receive for your car may vary depending on what parts you have removed.
Depending on your location, we can often collect on the same day or next day. But on average, we collect within 48 hours at a time that is convenient to you.
With our fleet of specialised recovery vehicles we can collect most vehicles from most locations. Please advise us of this when you ring and arrange your collection, wheels missing from the vehicle will affect the value.
As long as someone’s there then we can collect. It doesn’t have to be the registered keeper or the legal owner, but the person present at the time of the collection will need their personal photo I.D to accept the … Continue reading
When we price a vehicle we take into account the time and distance involved to travel to it’s location. Bringing the car to us will mean there is no recovery cost so we can pass that saving onto you in … Continue reading
As the registered owner of the vehicle we would encourage you to claim your tax back from the DVLA.
On collection, we will complete Section 9 of the V5C and you need to send this to DVLA. If you have requested a Certificate of Destruction (CoD), it should arrive within 48 working hours. If you don’t have the V5C … Continue reading
No, we like to provide a price that we can stick to! The only thing that may affect the price is if you have taken parts off the vehicle without telling us. Removing parts will affect the scrap value and … Continue reading
The person present at the time of collection will need to provide us with their own Photo I.D, the keys and, if possible, the V5C (log book).
All our drivers will come to collect your vehicle in a vehicle with full Ace Car Breakers signwriting. If you would like to verify that they are legitimate please ring us in their presence and we can confirm their identity.
Yes we arrange a collection time with you. We can either give you an AM or PM slot or we can work to ‘ 2 hour windows ‘ , such as between 8am-10am. Our drivers will call you prior to … Continue reading
At the time of collection the driver will give you a receipt from Ace Car Breakers confirming the vehicle has been collected and the price we have paid you for the vehicle.
Due to the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, we now need to obtain a copy of your Photo I.D. We understand that this may be inconvenient and it was never required before, but that is now the law. We don’t … Continue reading
We can still collect without the V5C. All it means is that the person present at the time of collection will have to provide Photo I.D and the registered keeper will need to inform DVLA in writing. The DVLA need … Continue reading
Just leave it to us. When we contact you to confirm your details, let us know about any obstructions or height restrictions that may make the car extra-difficult to recover. We do our best to recover any car no matter … Continue reading
C.O.D (certificate of destruction) is a certificate that can only be provided by a company that is registered as an ATF (authorised treatment facility), if you request a COD you will receive one. You can also be confident that your … Continue reading
A waste carriers licence is a permit from the Environmental Agency. Anyone who carries waste for business purposes has to have a waste carriers licence by law. The licence only means the holder is allowed to carry waste, not deal … Continue reading
The prices for scrap cars vary as they are based on their weight – the heavier the vehicle, the more scrap value it will have. Location of the vehicle can also play a part in the price as logistics have … Continue reading
When we provide a scrap value, the price is based on the weight of the vehicle, not the condition.
We do buy commercial and agricultural vehicles, usually up to 12000kg. We have purchased larger commercial vehicles but this will depend on your location and if we have suitable recovery vehicles available.
Every vehicle has a value in scrap metal so as long as an agreement can be made on price and we have the facility to collect then I am sure we can come to a deal.
By coming to Ace Car Breakers directly you are cutting out the middle man who would collect the vehicle from you and sell to us at a profit. By cutting this man out we are able to pass that saving … Continue reading
It is extremely rare for Ace Car Breakers to miss one of our recoveries but traffic and weather conditions can affect the drivers ability to get to you on time. By giving us an up to date telephone number for … Continue reading
Due to the SMDA 2013 (scrap metal dealers act 2013) scrap metal dealers and car breakers can no longer pay for vehicles using cash. Paying by cheque or bank transfer covers the buyer and seller from breaking this law.
With our fleet of specialised vehicles Ace Car Breakers can remove multiple cars at the same or different locations. Give us a call with your requirements and we can make arrangements for you.
This is usually other competitors trying to put you off using us in order to accept there lower quote. All prices at Ace Car Breakers are guaranteed! and to be extra sure you get your money, we also guarantee all … Continue reading