Car key

SHORT ANSWER: Yes! We'll take your car without keys if you don't have them. Get a free scrap car quote here.

If you are planning to scrap your vehicle but you've lost the keys, fear not: you can still scrap your car without keys.


is there a car scrappage scheme in wales

SHORT ANSWER: No, there is currently no government-funded car scrappage scheme in Wales.

Since their introduction in 2009, scrappage schemes have been a great way for motorists to trade in older, more pollutive vehicles for a discount on newer, more eco-friendly vehicles. As of November 2023, the Welsh Government has no such scheme in place.


scrap car

You must make a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) if you are taking a vehicle off the road. Read on to find out more.


tower of scrap cars - what documents do i need to scrap my car?

Over 1 million cars are scrapped in the UK each year. In order to ensure this is done ethically and legally, there is an element of paperwork included when scrapping your car.

In recent years there have been a number of new regulations put in place to stop the illegal sale and purchase of stolen metal. With these regulations coming and going, it can make it confusing when trying to determine exactly what documentation you need to bring with you to scrap your car. This might seem off-putting, but it’s really quite simple once you know where to start.

Keep reading for our complete guide to scrapping your car!


There are many reasons to scrap your car. It might be written off by your insurer, or it may just reach the end of its useful lifespan. Whatever the reason, one question remains: what happens to a car once it has been scrapped?

Read on to find out!