Scrap a Car with Redcorn

Vehicles 2012 or newer must Start, Run and have a Valid MOT to qualify for higher pricing.

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

COVID-19 Update on information
At Redcorn we are remaining vigilant against the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Our top priority is the wellbeing of our staff and the safe delivery of service for our customers.

Our services remain operational. However, for peace of mind, you can now choose to have your van collected without any physical interaction with our collection staff. You will be notified of how we can do this upon booking your collection date and time.
Who are we and what we do?

Established in 1992, Redcorn is currently one of London’s largest buyers of used, scrap and unwanted vans. We also cover many other areas like Benfleet, Southend on Sea, Basildon, Canvey Island and Rochford, Kent. We pay the best price for your 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 are drivers are fully trained.
Can I drop the car off to you?

Yes that’s no problem, bring it to our yard in Brantwood Road 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.

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"
Yasmine H
"I did a quote online to scrap my car - got a good price from Redcorn and I received a call within the hour. A very friendly lady called, took my details and we arranged a time to suit for collection."
Jenna T
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