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Scrap Metal Yard Essex
At Mackers metals, we take pride in being a family run company that specialises in recycling scrap metals. Over the years, our business has grown and so has our reputation. Being based in Basildon and being one of the leading companies for skip hire in Basildon, we are able to offer our scrap metal Essex services to both East London and the County of Essex.
As a family run company of scrap metal Essex merchants, we take pride in providing a professional and reliable service to our clients. We are equipped with the facilities and personnel to handle any quantity of metal, whether it be a single lot of copper from a domestic job or a 50-tonne consignment from our valued clients.
Best prices for scrap metal in Essex!
We offer great prices for scrap metal in Essex. We take both ferrous and nonferrous materials and even are equipped with an accurate weighbridge and onsite digital scale. This helps us to provide a fair and precise quote when we accept scrap metals.
Our scrap metal Essex services are second to none. Unsurprisingly, we even get people who travel from afar to benefit from our scrap metal service. Our unmatched prices, service and professionalism is what sets us apart from other scrap metal merchants in Essex. We are well known for our skip hire services in Basildon and the surrounding county of Essex.
We pay for your unwanted metals and provide a scrap metal service that is friendly and reliable.
Scrap metal Essex collection
We are able to collect scrap metal in Essex from your own projects or sites. Simply get in contact with us so that we can provide you with a quote and arrange collection. At Mackers, we pay fair prices for your metal. This means that you can earn money from your unwanted metal. In addition to this, we can even collect it for you!
Scrap metals that we buy
We accept both ferrous and non-ferrous metals and will also buy batteries, electric motors, fridge compressors and circuit boards.
Same day scrap metal payments
We can offer same day payments when accepting your metal. Furthermore, we have two methods of payment available. We can either pay you via cheque, which we make no charges on. On average, a cheque can take around 5 working days to clear. We also can offer same day bank transfer, which we charge £1 for. Alternatively, we offer a 3-day bank transfer service as long the payment totals more than £10.
Remember to bring ID
Due to new legislation, we are now required to see ID when accepting scrap metal. Your ID documentation needs to be a valid picture ID such as a driving license. We are also able to accept a passport with a utility bill to support it. If you bring a supporting utility bill, ensure that it is no older than 3 months old.
What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metal?
You may be wondering what the difference is between ferrous and non-ferrous metals. In short, ferrous metals contain metals such as iron or steel and therefore mean that the metal is magnetic. Non-ferrous metals differ to ferrous metals as they do not contain iron therefore rendering them to be non magnetic and also less likely to corrode.
At Mackers, we boast a large vehicle fleet for collections and also fast response and turnaround times. Our 100% flexible service is transparent, honest and trustworthy. We can pay you on the same day and also can collect metal on your request. We use bespoke recycling methods to deal with your scrap metals and also have onsite first aid staff and reliable class 2 standard drivers.