Scrap a Car or Van

Vehicles 2012 or newer must Start, Run and have a Valid MOT to qualify for higher pricing.
If you bring your vehicle to our yard we give you an additional £30

Redcorn offers an easy process.

Enter the vehicle registration number and your postcode.
You will receive an instant quote.
If you are happy with the quote, click proceed and complete the form.
We will call you to arrange payment.
We arrange a convenient date and time to collect your vehicle.

frequently asked questions & Customer Reviews

Who are we and what we do?

Established in 1992, Redcorn is widely regarded as one of the UK’s most professional and modern vehicle recycle centre’s and disposal agents. We pay the best price for your unwanted Car or Van.

Redcorn is affiliated to the Vehicle Recyclers Association and the Chartered Institute of Waste Management.

Does it matter what condition my car is in?
Vehicles 2012 or newer must Start, Run and have a Valid MOT to qualify for higher pricing which is subject to an inspection.

We scrap any car, we buy any car. It doesn’t matter if your car is a write off!
How do we collect your car?
We have a fleet of specialist vehicles to collect and pick up your car safely. All our drivers are fully trained.
Can I drop the car off to you?

Yes that’s no problem, we also offer an additional £30 if you bring it to our yard together with your paperwork and ID.

Please note, valuations on our website will be subject to inspection when you arrive. If the vehicle is 2012 or newer it must Start, Run and have a Valid MOT to qualify for higher pricing.

Redcorn Ltd
Brantwood Road
N17 0DX

Open Times
Mon – Fri. 8am – 5pm
Sat. – 8am – 3pm
Sun. Closed

What proof of identity do we require?

Accepted forms of photo ID

  • Valid UK passport
  • Valid passport issued by an European Economic Area state
  • Valid UK biometric immigration document.

Accepted proof of address (which must not be older than 3 months)

  • Credit or debit card statement
  • Bank or building society statement
  • Council tax statement or demand letter
  • Utility bill (e.g. gas, electricity, water), but not a mobile phone bill.
When will my car be collected?

After you complete the online form we contact you and arrange a suitable time for collection. We call you on the day of collection to let you know our driver is on the way.

How and when do I get paid for my car?

Payments are made by Bank transfer or cheque. We take your payment details at the same time we arrange the collection of your vehicle. Payment is normally made within 24 business hours.

If your vehicle is collected Friday afternoon, payment may not arrive in your account until Monday. Please allow 24 business hours for us to make bank transfers. 

The law does not allow us to pay cash for scrap vehicles.

The Scrap Metal Dealers Act in England and Wales

If my car is collected Friday afternoon, when will I receive payment?

On some occasions your payment may not be credited until Monday. Please contact us on Tuesday if it has not arrived. 

What happens to my car once you collect it?

Your car is recycled.

If your car is still in a roadworthy condition, we may try and find a buyer for it. If the car is unsuitable to be reused, we remove any car parts and sell those on. We then recycle the rest of the car in our authorised treatment facility and turn it into scrap metal.

You must tell us if you are scrapping the vehicle as part of any Scrappage Scheme.

Jenna T
Friendly professional company used twice now very good service worked around my schedule. Car collected. Funds transferred into my account less than 24 hours. Both gentleman who collected vehicle were excellent at customer service. Would highly recommend this company any day. Will no doubt use again thank you.
Jay J Hammond
Very good service. Quoted the best price. Confirmed a date for collection. Phoned on the day to confirm. Collected promptly. Friendly staff. Money was in my account next day. Recommended.
Alex R
"Excellent service. Answered E mails promptly. Kept in touch. Pickup on time. Helpful pick up driver.
Payment in my bank account promptly. Couldn't be better. Will recommend."
Jenny K
"I wanted to get rid of my car quickly and without the hassle of selling to a private buyer. The car was located out of London at my parents property, and Claire was very helpful in scheduling an appropriate day/letting me know availability. Thank you Redcorn Ltd"
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