A scrap yard with lots of cars piled up

Yes, scrapping your car is totally worth it for the cash reward alone! There are so many reasons to get rid of your car, and the money you’ll get from choosing to scrap it is a great incentive.

It’s not just the money that makes selling your car for scrap worthwhile, though – there are plenty of other benefits. If you’re unsure what to do with your old or broken car, here are 4 reasons why you should opt to scrap it.


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 - do i need to SORN my car? How to declare your vehicle off-road

You must make a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) if you are taking a vehicle off the road. Read on to find out more about what SORN means, how to know if you need to SORN your car, and how to legally declare your vehicle off-road.


A car being scrapped in a scrap car facility

You may be wondering why car owners choose to scrap their beloved vehicle. Car scrapping is actually extremely efficient, and everyone benefits from it (well, maybe not the car)!

There are lots of reasons to scrap your car, but you'll most likely resonate with the following:

  1. Your car is beyond repair
  2. Your car has little value
  3. You need to get rid of your car quickly
  4. Your car is no longer road-worthy
  5. You could do with the cash


man learning how to scrap a car

If you're wondering how to scrap a car, this comprehensive guide will provide you with everything that you need to know about scrapping your car in the UK. With A&L's 10 year vehicle recycling experience and this step-by-step car scrapping guide, you will be able to scrap your car quickly and safely in no time.