Plymouth Scrap Metal Prices

Plymouth has a really high density of scrap metal recycling centres, these are situated in Barne Barton, Torpoint, Devonport, Morice Town, Barbican, The Hoe, Beaumont, University, Mutley, Peverell and Homepark. There is no shortage of places to sell metal for a high price in Plymouth and it also has pretty decent prices too. The most popular scrap yards in Plymouth are Scotts Scrap Metal, (20 Walkham Business Park), EMR Local (Faraday Road), Jay’s Scrapyards & Waste Management (181 Rendle Street), SWM & Waste Recycling Limited (Walls End Industrial Estate). The scrap metal prices in Plymouth, at least from the scrap yards we just mentioned, are high for the majority of the year. The only notable pricing fluctuations occur in the middle of the summer, July to August. For the rest of the year you can expect to see little changes in the price and so it’s a great time to sell up anything you may have lying about in the home. Lead and Steel are constantly selling for upwards of £3000 per tonne and so if you have any of this about, then now is a good time to start thinking about selling it in Plymouth. Make sure that you don’t limit yourself to the scrap yards that we mentioned before, it’s possible to sell your metal to other recycling facilities for a comparable price, you just need to make sure that you do your own research before taking your metal there.

Current Scrap Metal Prices in Plymouth

Prices last updated 28th May, 2024

Price per Kilo
Bare Bright Copper
£3.86 - £4.27
Copper 1
£3.50 - £3.87
Copper 2
£3.33 - £3.68
Copper Tanks
£3.27 - £3.62
Braziery Copper
£2.83 - £3.13
Insulated Wire 1
£1.57 - £1.73
Insulated Wire 2
£1.18 - £1.30
Aluminium Extruded
£0.80 - £0.89
Aluminium Cast
£0.48 - £0.53
Aluminium Turnings
£0.20 - £0.22
Clean Brass
£2.29 - £2.53
Mixed Brass
£1.92 - £2.13
Stainless Steel 3/6
£0.80 - £0.89
Stainless Steel 18/8
£0.58 - £0.64
£0.98 - £1.08
PB Battery
£0.41 - £0.45
Electric Motors
£0.25 - £0.28
White Goods
£0.13 - £0.14