In this situation the chances are, you will need a recovery company to recover your vehicle immediately. The majority of our members do not specialise in road side recovery, only vehicle collection or recovery from residential addresses.
Do You Buy Unusual Vehicles?saqib2020-09-03T14:46:51+01:00
Yes, sometimes we do. If you have an unusual vehicle to scrap, please get in touch. We have made offers on several ‘strange’ cars in the past, including a London Zoo buggy, so don’t rule anything out – give us a try first!
ELV stands for ‘End of Life Vehicle’. This is a vehicle that has reached the end of its life naturally through wear and tear. Cars that are ELVs because they are damaged beyond repair or uneconomical to repair are also known as ELVs, but technically they are premature ELVs.
I Have a Car That is Not Registered in The UK?saqib2020-09-03T14:43:08+01:00
You will need to inform the governing body in the country in which the car is registered. You will have to notify them that you have disposed of the vehicle in the UK. You may need to send them the equivalent of the registration document and possibly the car’s number plates too. We will give you notification that you have disposed of the car with us.
I Do Not Have The V5C (Logbook)?saqib2020-09-03T14:41:15+01:00
We can normally collect without the V5C, if you add in the comments once you accept ‘V5C missing’ the collection company can confirm when they contact you. It is important that the registered keeper notifies DVLA in writing that the vehicle has been scrapped/sold using the details from the driver on the day of collection. If you need details of which collection team collected your vehicle feel free to contact us by phone or via our online chat facility.
The person present at the time of collection will have to provide Photo I.D and some form of address proof,recent Utility Bill/Bank statement, etc.
Do I Need A Bank Account?saqib2020-09-03T12:39:38+01:00
If you already have a scrap car which you have accepted an offer for, you’re almost there! The only things you need in order to get paid once the aforementioned is done, is to wait for your buyer to arrive and collect your vehicle. Oh, and have a bank account for the payment be made into of course!
The purchaser of your vehicle will be the one paying you. Once you have accepted a quote from our site we will send you the details of the company purchasing your vehicle. They’ll then be in touch to arrange the collection of your scrap car and once the vehicle has been inspected, and is in the process of being collected, they will proceed with your payment.
How Much Do I Get Paid?saqib2020-09-03T12:37:32+01:00
The price you receive for your vehicle will be dependant on a variety of factors, for example; whether your car has been purchased as a salvageable vehicle or as an end-of-life vehicle for scrap. To find out the value of a scrap vehicle, simply fill out the quotation form at the top of this page and our website will generate you a no obligation quote, instantly.
All payments are made on the day of collection. Once the collector has inspected your vehicle to ensure that the condition of your scrap car matches the details given to us during the quotation stage, you should call us to confirm the details and once this has been done, payment will be made.
Why Cannot I Get Paid By CASH?saqib2020-09-03T09:40:01+01:00
Just leave it to us. When we contact you to confirm your details, let us know about any obstructions or height restrictions that may make the car extra-difficult to recover. We do our best to recover any car no matter the situation, this may affect the price due to the extra time required to collect or other vehicles need to be sent.
Will I Get a Receipt?saqib2020-09-03T09:37:33+01:00
You will receive an email confirmation from us regarding the disposal/sale of your vehicle. This will include all of the relevant information you need. You can print the email out and keep it for your records.
Are the payments Guaranteed?saqib2020-09-03T09:36:42+01:00
f you’re looking for how to sell your car, you’ve come to the right place. SCCS car selling guidance section is full of helpful resources giving you info on the different stages of the car selling process. Click here to see how to sell or scrap a car
Should I Sell My Car?saqib2020-09-03T07:32:01+01:00
Should you sell your car? Maybe – the only person that can decide is you. However, there are all sorts of situations you could find yourself in where selling your car is the best option available. Read our should i sell my car article to see the different factors you should be weighing up to make the best decision.
What to Know When Selling Your Carsaqib2020-09-03T07:32:06+01:00
Selling your car can seem like a tricky process, but it really doesn’t have to cause a headache. SCCS is here to make selling your car easy. Here you’ll find a wide range of articles on all the different things you might be thinking about before selling. Read more to know what you know when selling a car.
The most common method of payment available are Bank Transfer and Cheque Payment. Bank Transfers are usually cleared within 24 hours from the time of collection. Cheque Payments are issued on collection but can take a few days to clear with your bank. it will depend on your local collections team as to which payment method they can offer.
Do You Collect Vehicles That Have No Wheels?saqib2020-09-03T07:32:17+01:00
Try your luck! It depends on your location but most of the time we do struggle to collect cars that don’t have wheels. We may have to reduce our price in this situation, simply because it is much more time consuming and difficult to collect. If you accept the quote and add in the additonal comments the ‘wheels are missing’, the collection team can confirm if they can collect when they call you.
Will I Get More Money If I Deliver the Car?saqib2020-09-03T07:32:22+01:00
If you auction your car, the company with the winning bid may not be local, and so delivering the car may be difficult. With our instant online quotes, the buyer is usually local, so you may have the option of delivering the car yourself and making a little extra money. You can discuss this with the buyer when they contact you.
What to Do With My Car Insurance?saqib2020-09-03T07:32:26+01:00
You can cancel your car insurance as soon as the car has been collected. If you cancel your insurance before the car is collected, then it is illegal for you to use it on the public highway. If you are replacing your old car with a new one, you should contact your insurance company as they may be able to replace the vehicle on the policy or issue a refund.