Derby Scrap Metal Prices

Derby has some of the largest scrap metal recycling centres in the whole country, these are typically based within locations surrounding the perimeter of the city. Chaddesden, Ockbrook, Breadsall, Littleover and Mackworth have many options, whereas if you look a little bit further afield in Trowell, Stapleford, Kirk Langley and Radbourne you will find a few other scrap metal dealers. Derby’s scrap metal prices are generally high throughout the whole year and are usually in line with the national averages for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. We found that the best prices were at Metallon (Derby) Ltd (Newcahse Business Park, United 9-10, Shaftesbury Street – 01332 380822), Sims Metal Management (Mansfield Road – 01332 361721) and East Midlands Metals Derby (89 Wetherby Road, off Ascot Drive – 01332 988542). Let us know if you have any questions about any of these locals scrap dealers and we will get back to you as soon as feasible. Derby’s scrap metal industry has been thriving for many years now and so it is possible to make a lot of money here if you have the right materials to sell. Historically there has been a high demand throughout the winter months (December to March) for lead, iron and steel. But there is often a need for additional copper and aluminium by local businesses in Derby for much of the remainder of the year. You need to pick when and where you sell your scrap metal to carefully and it will pay off really well. Do some research about local scrap dealer’s prices and then decide whether to visit or not.

Current Scrap Metal Prices in Derby

Prices last updated 28th May, 2024

Price per Kilo
Bare Bright Copper
£3.90 - £4.31
Copper 1
£3.54 - £3.91
Copper 2
£3.37 - £3.72
Copper Tanks
£3.31 - £3.65
Braziery Copper
£2.86 - £3.16
Insulated Wire 1
£1.58 - £1.75
Insulated Wire 2
£1.19 - £1.32
Aluminium Extruded
£0.81 - £0.90
Aluminium Cast
£0.49 - £0.54
Aluminium Turnings
£0.20 - £0.22
Clean Brass
£2.32 - £2.56
Mixed Brass
£1.94 - £2.15
Stainless Steel 3/6
£0.81 - £0.90
Stainless Steel 18/8
£0.59 - £0.65
£0.99 - £1.09
PB Battery
£0.41 - £0.46
Electric Motors
£0.25 - £0.28
White Goods
£0.13 - £0.15