How to sell a scrap van for cash in Bolton

Get the price when scrapping a van.
A scrap van being taken to a van breakers.

For any van owner wanting to sell their scrap van for cash in Bolton, or wherever they are in the UK, then there’s an easy solution.

You simply need to contact The Scrappers on (01204) 388488 and they will offer the top prices for your unwanted van today.

Not only will they offer a free instant quote, but there’s also an online form you can use to find out how much your van is worth.

If you like the price being offered, they can then organise a collection of your scrap van for free at a place and time to suit you.

This may even be arranged for the garage where your van may be – particularly if it’s an MOT failure or has reached the end of its life.

Van scrap yards offering cash

However, you need to be wary about van scrap yards offering payments in cash and want to hand over money.

Catalytic Converter Theft


HERE is another casualty of increasingly common car crime – catalytic converter theft.

Also known as cat burglars, the problem has rapidly risen recently to over 600 percent, according to reports.

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And last year London alone, saw nearly 3,000 cat converter robberies.

According to official stats, Kent, Cambridgeshire, Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire are also cat theft hotspots.  

But it’s happening closer to home too, right here in Bolton. 

Motorist Rob had his cat con pinched while he was in work.

Fortunately Rob had the wisdom to get intouch with The Scrappers and have a replacement catalytic converter sorted straight away for his Mitsubishi Colt.

Rob told The Scrappers he knew something was afoot when he turned his vehicle’s engine on after his shift at work.

“I was at work from 11am until 8pm so 11am was the last time < [...]

Scrapyard Finds

Britain’s best known scrapyard has revealed some of the more unusual finds unearthed in scrapped vehicles, including sex toys, weapons, rats and living kittens.

Over the years Bolton breakers yard, The Scrappers – its name made famous in BBC1’s reality show – discovered weird and downright wacky things left in vehicles that folk were getting shut of.

“We found quite a lot of sex toys,” revealed boss Terry Walker.

“Vibrators, furry handcuffs and the like – and we recycled everything,” he laughed. 

“We’ve found knives, guns – never a real one though, only a replica – and pellet guns. One looked real but wasn’t.”

The yard itself, based in Bolton’s Waterloo Street, has been a hotbed of action – and that’s been only too real! 

“We’ve had criminals running through the yard being chased by police,” recalls Terry.

“And a few years ago I had a scrapyard in Bury. Suddenly a gang

When you need to scrap vans in Bolton – call the experts!

Earn cash for scrapping a van in Bolton – or anywhere the UK
A scrap van being collected in Bolton.

Whether you have one vehicle or several in a fleet and you need to scrap vans in Bolton or anywhere in the UK, then you need to access the best price offers quickly and easily.

With 30 years of experience, The Scrappers will offer the most money and can arrange for a free van collection too.

It’s important to appreciate that you should only deal with Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATFs) because these are fully licensed by the Environment Agency.

It’s also important to understand that you cannot be paid in cash and you must be paid directly into a bank account instead.

So, if you’re looking to offload a van or a fleet of vans to earn money to invest in new vehicles, The Scrappers should be your first port of call.

Scrapping vans that have accident damage

The Scrappers are interested in scrapping vans that have accident damage or are an MOT failure.


How to earn cash for car parts near me in Bolton

Want to scrap a car for cash? You need The Scrappers
A scrap car set for being scrapped for parts

If you want to scrap your car using the search term, ‘Cash for car parts near me’, then you will earn the best prices from The Scrappers.

With a friendly team, this family-run business is the go-to scrap yard in Bolton and has built up a thriving trade.

In addition, the popular car breakers will scrap cars and vans from around the UK and will use a network of agents to do this on their behalf.

So, regardless of the condition of your scrap vehicle, when you need to earn cash for its spare parts, then The Scrappers can help.

Not only will the scrap yard pay the most, but they will also organise a free collection of the vehicle.

How to sell your scrap car

If you need information on selling your scrap car to The Scrappers, then you can simply call the team on (01204) 388488.

Alternatively, you can visit the website and

How do I scrap my car?

Quality Part Worn Tyres
Quality Part Worn Tyres

Tread Carefully

We’re recently revamped our tyre service.

Our main tyre guru Coxy has been hard at it, making way for a new amazing tyre shop called All Tyred Up! 

The wheels are in motion, as it were!

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The Scrappers have been providing quality part worn tyres for years, with thousands of happy customers.

Brand new tyres can be an expensive affair, whereas quality part worn tyres in Bolton and nationwide can be a lot cheaper yet you’re still getting incredible value and excellence. 

We are also experts in checking wheel balance, tyre pressure and whether the current tyres you have are safe or not.

So if you have any questions, doubts or concerns in the tyre arena, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We’re not just about the rubber aspect too, we also have hundreds and hundred of alloys as

Why you need to use The Scrappers in Bolton

The Scrappers pay the best scrap car prices
The Scrappers vans waiting for scrap cars

There are lots of reasons why you should use The Scrappers and it’s not just about earning the best scrap car prices.

While based in Bolton, in the North West of England, the family-run firm can buy and collect scrap cars and vans wherever you live in the UK.

They will also still offer the best scrap vehicle prices and as a leading car and van breakers yard, they have established a network of agents to work with them.

This means that wherever you live, you can access great scrap car prices and arrange for a free collection at a time and place to suit you.

This could be ideal, for example, if your car has failed its MOT and needs picking up from the garage.

The Scrappers are also a leading late-model breakers yard

In addition to scrapping cars and vans, The Scrappers are also a leading late-model breakers yard and have an extensive

Earn money from a scrap car in Bolton

Get the best price when you scrap a car or van
A pile of scrap cars and a van in Bolton

If you are thinking of the best ways to earn money from a scrap car in Bolton – or anywhere else in the UK – then The Scrappers can help.

That’s because the family-run firm has 30 years of experience in helping their customers scrap a car for the most money.

And they can help you too!

However, there are some issues that need to be considered for anyone wanting to scrap a car for the best price.

Use a reputable car scrap yard

Firstly, you need to use a reputable car scrap yard – preferably one that is an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF).

That’s because these vehicle breakers yards are:

  • Licensed and monitored by the Environment Agency
  • Only an ATF can give you a ‘certificate of destruction’
  • They will not pay in cash because this is now illegal.

These are important points but perhaps the final point will illustrate whether you are

MEET Robert Lee, he’s dubbed the ‘Cat Man’ because what he doesn’t know about catalytic converters isn’t worth knowing.

In fact, Robert openly admits he dreams about them on a regular basis.

“Not out of choice but they do pop up regularly,” he told The Scrappers.

“Or I can be enjoying Sunday lunch and a glass of red wine and suddenly a part number will flash through my brain.

“It’s from a long time handling that sort of material. Day by day, week by week, month by month, year by year!

“So it does become the norm that a large part of the brain is consumed with that info,” he laughs.

You might think the subject of catalytic convertors wouldn’t float everybody’s boat, but scratch beneath the surface and you begin to understand Robert’s passion. 

Most people might know a catalytic converter’s function – to reduce fuel emissions.

But did you know that

What can I do with my old van?

CUP A LOAD OF THIS.. blank Give these mugs a shot! Here’s your chance to have a brew with Britain’s best known scrapyard and raise money for a good cause in the process. Bolton breakers yard, The Scrappers in Waterloo Street, have launched a range of caricature mugs which they are selling to the public to raise money for Bolton Royal’s Intensive Baby Care Unit. The team at the vehicle salvage yard hope the sales will raise £1,000.00 for the critical care unit which caters for sick and premature babies in the region. Each member of the busy scrap yard, which six years ago shot to fame in BBC1’s reality series The Scrappers, has had their ‘mug’ put on a mug for the worthy mission. Yard owner Terry Walker explained why he holds the unit so close to his heart: “My daughter Cathy Lee was born at 1lb, 9oz, doctors told