Leicester Scrap Metal Prices

Leicester, and many of its surrounding towns/villages, has several options available for people looking to make some extra money from their scrap metal. Scrap metal prices are offered by various yards in the city and so it is quite simple to get some extra cash locally. The most popular scrap yards are based in; Leicester Forest East, Braunstone Town, Wigston, Blaby, Whetstone, Oadby, Thurnby, Thurmaston, Birstall and Glenfield. As you can see, this covers a significant proportion of the city’s surrounding regions. Additionally, Leicester city itself has a few scrap yards and these offer superb scrap metal prices too. The largest scrap recycling centres in Leicester are; A E Burgess & Sons Ltd (Ulverscroft Road), T. Watts (Barkby Road), Griffin Stringer Ltd (No Address), Wigston Car Breakers (Harrison Close) and Attock Metal and LPG (Kent Street). It is easy for amateur scrappers to sell ferrous and non-ferrous metals in Leicester. Prices for scrap metal are often higher if you are selling it by the tonne and not by the kilo. This is generally the case across the majority of the United Kingdom and so it should not be a surprise in Leicester. Our recommendations to anybody living in the city is to contact a few different scrap yards before transporting your metal to them, this will ensure that you get a confirmed price and don’t have to do any bartering once you arrive at the dealers location.

Current Scrap Metal Prices in Leicester

Prices last updated 28th May, 2024

Price per Kilo
Bare Bright Copper
£3.94 - £4.36
Copper 1
£3.57 - £3.95
Copper 2
£3.40 - £3.76
Copper Tanks
£3.34 - £3.69
Braziery Copper
£2.89 - £3.19
Insulated Wire 1
£1.60 - £1.77
Insulated Wire 2
£1.20 - £1.33
Aluminium Extruded
£0.82 - £0.91
Aluminium Cast
£0.49 - £0.54
Aluminium Turnings
£0.20 - £0.22
Clean Brass
£2.34 - £2.59
Mixed Brass
£1.96 - £2.17
Stainless Steel 3/6
£0.82 - £0.91
Stainless Steel 18/8
£0.59 - £0.66
£1.00 - £1.10
PB Battery
£0.42 - £0.46
Electric Motors
£0.26 - £0.28
White Goods
£0.13 - £0.15