Leeds Scrap Metal Prices

Leeds has many areas of the city which are associated with scrap metal dealing, these are Headingley, Kirkstall, Beeston, Belle Isle, Morley, Stanningley, Chapel Allerton and Meanwood. While there are certainly a number more, these are definitely the best locations to look for scrap yards. Our top 5 scrap yards in Leeds, based upon their scrap metal prices, are; Sims Metal Management (Pepper Road), Premier Metals Leeds (Windmill Gate Works, 279 Tong Road), EMR Leeds Knowsthorpe Way (Cross Green Industrial Estate), R&R Scrap Metal Merchants (33A Compton Road) and EMR Leeds Pontefract Road (53 Pontefract Road). If you are keen to find a few other locations, open up your web browser and have a search with the maps functionality. You will see that Leeds has no shortage of scrap metal dealers and this goes hand in hand with the high prices you are able to sell ferrous and non-ferrous metal here for. Before taking any scrap to a metal recycling facility, you should do your due diligence and spend some time researching the prices for each form of metal. Our table below is a good initial guideline for the prices available on average in Leeds, but you will need to call up the individual scrap dealers to find a more accurate price in the city. Do drop us a message if you feel that these prices are not representative in the region and we will review your comments as a priority.

Current Scrap Metal Prices in Leeds

Prices last updated 28th May, 2024

Price per Kilo
Bare Bright Copper
£3.98 - £4.40
Copper 1
£3.61 - £3.99
Copper 2
£3.44 - £3.80
Copper Tanks
£3.37 - £3.73
Braziery Copper
£2.92 - £3.23
Insulated Wire 1
£1.62 - £1.79
Insulated Wire 2
£1.22 - £1.34
Aluminium Extruded
£0.83 - £0.91
Aluminium Cast
£0.50 - £0.55
Aluminium Turnings
£0.20 - £0.23
Clean Brass
£2.36 - £2.61
Mixed Brass
£1.98 - £2.19
Stainless Steel 3/6
£0.83 - £0.92
Stainless Steel 18/8
£0.60 - £0.66
£1.01 - £1.11
PB Battery
£0.42 - £0.47
Electric Motors
£0.26 - £0.29
White Goods
£0.13 - £0.15