Metal Recycling Colchester

Tendring metal recycling offer an unrivaled level of quality scrap metal and vehicle recycling services throughout Colchester and the rest of Essex. If you’re looking for a scrap yard Colchester then look no further Tendring recycling are here to help.




What services
do we offer?

As a leading scrap metal merchant in the area, we offer collection to all of our customers in Colchester, Tiptree, Lexden, Stanway and any other area within the Colchester area. Our yard is located just a short drive away in the Tendring district where we have been car breaking and scrap metal recycling for over 20 years.

Site Clearance

Lots of new homes and building work is currently being done in the Colchester area, so when it comes to site clearance this is a service that is sorely needed! Our team can clear out your construction site, warehouse, factory or office and have it ready for the next stage of its development.

Metal Collection and Recycling

At Tendring recycling we offer instant payments for your scrap metal! Not only that but our reliable collection service is on hand should you need it and is available across Colchester and all the surrounding villages.

We buy all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metal from copper to brass and steel to aluminium. We also buy cables, batteries and many more items containing metals.. We aim to recycle all the material we get and do so in a safe and environmentally friendly way.

Vehicle breaking and recycling

From a single car to an entire fleet, Tendring recycling has the resources to responsibly recycle your vehicle and pay you for your scrap! We are a leading car breaker in the Colchester area and do so in a responsible and environmentally friendly way. You’ll receive a certificate of destruction from us so you can be sure your vehicle has been disposed of as you intended.

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Recycle your Metal Safely

Secure, Documented & A Trusted Service

We can collect your car from your home and all we need is your log book to take it away and pay you instantly! Our scrap car collection is available throughout Colchester and Tendring as well as further afield. To get started simply enter your car registration number on the homepage of our website.


If you are still unsure about how to dispose of your scrap metals, or have any questions regarding our service, call us on 01255 675333 and one of the team will be happy to assist you.

Tendring Recycling Are The Largest Scrap Metal Yard In Tendring

All of the metals that we can scrap on site.

  • Bright Wire Non-Ferrous
  • Brass Non-Ferrous
  • Aluminium Wheels Non-Ferrous
  • Motors N/A
  • Irony Ali Ferrous
  • Lead Non-Ferrous
  • Batteries N/A
  • Stainless Steel Ferrous
  • Low-Grade Cable N/A
  • Copper Cylinders Non-Ferrous

  • ​Copper Cylinders Non-Ferrous
  • Zinc Non-Ferrous
  • Shearing Non-Ferrous
  • Light Iron (Exc Fridges) Non-Ferrous
  • Braziery N/A
  • Greasy Bright Wire Ferrous
  • Cast Aluminium Non-Ferrous
  • Copper RadsN/A
  • Brass / Copper Rads N/A

  • Aluminium / Copper Rads N/A
  • Pots N/A
  • Lead Wash Rads N/A
  • New Copper Tube Non-Ferrous
  • Burnt Wire N/A
  • Pyro N/A
  • Cars N/A