How Can I Scrap My Car During the Coronavirus Restrictions?

With coronavirus restrictions starting to ease in England, there are still questions about what we can and cannot do. Perhaps you have put your to-dos on the back burner, such as scrapping your car? If you are wondering whether you can now scrap your car, the answer is yes!

At GP Metals and Spares we are doing everything we can to make scrapping your car safe and hassle free. Be reassured that when you scrap your car with us during the coronavirus outbreak, our customer and staff safety is our number one priority. Read on to find out how we are helping people scrap their cars during this time.

How can I scrap my car safely during the lockdown?

Request a hassle-free quote

The first step to our contactless vehicle collections is to get a direct quote online. With our intuitive and straightforward scrap car pricing calculator it has never been easier to find out how much your vehicle is worth. Simply enter your vehicle registration number followed by your postcode for an instant quote.

Our quotes are guaranteed, as long at the vehicle is complete (as it would be if it were parked on the road) and no major components are missing. If you are looking to scrap a car in Dorset that is not complete, please get in touch for a tailored quote.

Confirm your booking

When you have accepted our quote, we will get in contact within 24 hours to confirm your booking and schedule a contactless vehicle collection. To comply with the law, we will also require your in-date Driving License and Vehicle Registration Document (V5c) – this can be sent to us electronically through our online portal. For more information on the paperwork required to scrap your car, get in touch with our helpful support team on

Contact-free collection and payment

Our contact-free collection and payment keep both our customers and our team safe. Once you have confirmed your booking, we will arrive promptly to transport your vehicle to our car scrap yard and vehicle recycling centre based in Weymouth.

Please note that you must provide accurate payment details for us to arrange an electronic transfer and we will only ever ask for your bank account number and sort code. We aim to complete all bank transfers within 48 hours from the time of collection.

Should I scrap my car during the lockdown?

With our new social distancing guidelines, you do not need to delay in getting your car scrapped in Dorset. Scrapping your car is a quick and easy way to get extra money and save some space. Scrapping your car is also good for the environment – we recycle the metal, reducing the greenhouse gases generated by metal manufacturing. Learn more about which metals can be recycled.

Whether your car is a non-starter, MOT failure or a write off we will purchase it from you.  GP Metals and Spares are one of Dorset’s leading car scrap yard, salvaging and recycling over 4000 vehicles per year! For a hassle-free way to sell or scrap your car in Dorset and the South Coast of England, get a quote from us today or call our team on 01305 871666.