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Scrap Metal

Areas We Cover

Catalytic Converter


Scrap Metal Merchant in Colchester

Essex Batteries Ltd is a professional scrap metal merchant in Colchester. We handle scrap metal of all kinds for clients in Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester and the wider Essex areas. We also provide collections throughout the UK. Our fast and effective recycling service enables domestic residents and commercial companies to get rid of unwanted used catalytic converter systems, batteries and other scrap metal with ease.


We buy, sell and recycle scrap metal at competitive prices, using our Colchester scrap yard to process collections and drop-offs. Customers can visit our scrap yard from Monday through to Saturday to buy or sell scrap metal. A knowledgeable scrap metal merchant is available onsite throughout the day to help. Essex Batteries Ltd buy and sell used catalytic converter parts, batteries and scrap metal in any quantity.


Our experienced scrap metal personnel offer collection services for those unable to get to our scrap yard, or with large amounts of scrap metal to dispose of. We collect small and large quantities of used catalytic converter pieces, and scrap metal from clients in Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex and other UK locations.


We have a reliable fleet of vans with modern weighing equipment on-board. Our scrap metal merchant company uses these to perform accurate weight calculations, provide instant price quotations and ensure rapid removals of scrap metal from sites in Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea and the wider Essex area.

Types of Scrap Metals


Essex Batteries Ltd are experts in handling catalytic converter scrap metal, batteries and DPD dust. We have been managing metal waste for over twenty years at our scrap yard facilities in Essex, and are registered to deal with all types of non-ferrous and ferrous metals.

We buy and sell scrap metal of all types from Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea and Essex clients:

• Used Catalytic Converters

• Scarp Catalytic Converters

• Lead Acid Batteries

• Alloy Wheels

• Vehicle Wiring Looms

• Electric Motors

• DPF Dust

• Lead

• Copper

• Brass

• Aluminium

• Steel & Iron

• Cables

• All Types of Non Ferrous Automotive Scarp Metal


(We can also process with our XRF Gun Catalytic Converter Dust and DPF Dust)

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As a leading scrap metal merchant, we also provide specialist scrap metal recycling on:

• Aluminium Cans & Coils

• Cast Iron

• Lead Pipes

• Scrap Brass

• Scrap Bronze

• Copper Piping

• Copper Tanks

• Stainless Steel


Colchester Scrap Yard


Easily accessible from Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea, our scrap yard is fitted with innovative scrap metal recycling and storage facilities. We use the latest industry-leading equipment to quickly and efficiently sort high volumes of scrap metal waste, such as cars and large quantities of catalytic converter systems fitted to them.

Used catalytic converter parts, batteries and other scrap metal are processed to high standards, and every piece of metal that comes through our scrap yard is thoroughly processed and graded by knowledgeable experts.

Health and Safety at our scrap yard is incredibly important. Our scrap yard staff are trained to handle contaminated used catalytic converter pieces and hazardous metals from Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea and all other parts of the UK. Scrap metal is dealt with ethically and safely by our scrap metal merchant company. For the safety of visitors, it is compulsory for everyone to wear a high visibility vest and hard hat when onsite at are scrap yard.

You will always receive the most competitive prices in Essex for your used catalytic converter or scrap metal because we’re constantly monitoring market rates.


Contact Essex Batteries Ltd on 01206 266 734 for scrap metal services, or visit our bustling scrap yard in Colchester.