Frequently Asked Questions

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    FAQS Answered

    We offer a collection service across London, Essex & parts of Hertfordshire. We also offer charge no collection free from any location. We pride ourselves on ensuring our customers get a professional service and this is ensured with our best prices and no hidden fees.

    When scrapping a vehicle you need to make sure you have the following documents available so we can be sure the process is carried correctly. The documents are listed below.

    – The V5C Document.

    – If no V5C document, then we will need to see proof or ownership through a driver’s license or passport.

    – Also, if you have any additional documents like MOT history or service history that would be useful to us but not necessary for the process if you cannot locate.

    Here at Clayton Carz, we accept any make & model of any vehicle.

    We take:

    • Cars
    • Vans
    • Lorry’s
    • Motorbikes
    • Classic Cars

    Yes we will, we buy any car in any condition.

    Some common types are:

    • Crash Damaged Cars
    • MOT Failed Cars
    • Unwanted Cars
    • End Of Life Cars
    • Non Runner Cars
    • Water Damaged Cars

    1 – Contact Us via 01277 887 223 or fill out a form

    2 – We offer you a quote.

    3 – If accepted, we arrange collection.

    4 – Driver collects your car & pays you cash amount agreed

    Your in luck as we open on the weekends. Hours are slightly different:

    Saturday – 7:00 am to 6:00pm

    Sunday – 8:00 am to 5:00pm

    Not long, just get in touch for a quote and we can arrange time and date for collection.

    We are a environmentally friendly scrap car dealer. We make sure every car that is crushed is properly stripped of all oils and chemicals to make sure local rivers and land are not contaminated.

    Get In Touch Via:

    Phone Number – 01277 887 223

    Email – contact@claytoncarz.com

    Or fill out a form located at top of the page.

    All the quotes we give will last up to 24 hours this will you allow you time to think and ensure you are making the right choice. The period we guarantee a price is small due to ever changing scrap metal market and large fluctuations in prices on the daily.

    No. We offer a scrap my car process which has no fees involved to trick you. All we ask is that your vehicle is described correctly to us so we can offer a guaranteed price.

    Our scrap car prices are guaranteed subject to us viewing. When getting a quote from us ensure you have described your vehicle accurately and the price will be the same.

    Yes we will collect commercial vehicles. Please note that larger vehicles will require more time and equipment to move so the price we offer we be lower.

    Although we prefer for a vehicle to have all 4 wheels we will still buy without but at a lower scrap car price than usual. This is because specialist equipment will be required to move your scrap car.

    Scrap car dealers and scrap yards pay different amounts for different makes and models of cars. There is no definitive price for all cars.

    Below are some of the main factors that a scrap yard uses to estimate your price.

    • Age of the car (Newer cars are eligible for higher prices as they are worth more in the car market)
    • Condition of the car
    • Car Complete (Engine, Gearbox, Wheels, Interior etc.)
    • Alloy wheels
    • Weight of the car (Heavier cars are worth more in scrap as they have more metal on them than lighter cars)
    Get in touch with us today if you’re interested in a valuation.

    An ATF is an Authorised Treatment Facility. Scrap yards that follow all laws regarding the handling of scrap metal and hazardous byproducts created by scrap cars are given this name.

    End-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are vehicles that are no longer suitable for use due either to wear and tear or damage. These vehicles must be recycled at authorised treatment facilities.

    For us to scrap your car, you don’t need to have insurance. Arrange for us to collect it today.

    We offer a free and hassle-free collection service.

    Yes you can. We always appreciate to hear customers feedback. Please leave us a review on google, Trustpilot, yell etc. Alternatively contact us directly.