Following government guidelines and in the best interests of the safety and well being of our staff and customers, we are now closed until further notice.

We feel this is the most responsible thing to do and thank you for your understanding

For anyone who is due a delivery we will be in touch as soon as we know when we are reopening for business.

You may still place an order but please be aware collection and delivery times will vary and are subject to confirmation according to Government guidelines

In the meantime please direct all enquires to sales@ainscoughmetals.co.uk

Please stay safe, all at Ainscough Metals

Scrap Waste Handling and Recycling

We buy scrap metal

  • From our fully licenced scrap metal handling facility in Skelmersdale, Ainscough Metals offer a wide range of Scrap Metal Services
  • We are pleased to welcome customers to our premises where they can make use of our 50ft, 50 tonne weighbridge and receive an immediate payment (Subject to presentation of ID)
  • For those who require collection we are able to offer a Hiab collection service with skips available from 1 to 20 tonnes. All of our scrap metal is processed on site in our own scrap metal handling facility.

Scrap Ferrous Metal

  • Ferrous metals all contain an iron compound
  • These include metals such as cast iron, wrought iron, steel and cast steel.
  • Ferous metals are usually found in items such as cooking stoves, fridges, freezers, vehicles and cans
  • Also, all types of ferrous metals are magnetic. If you are unsure whether a metal is ferrous or not, you can test it with a magnet. A magnet will not connect to a non-ferrous metal.
  • A magnet will not connect to a non-ferrous metal.

Scrap Non Ferrous Metal

  • Non ferrous metals are those which don't contain an iron compound
  • These include metals such as brass, bronze, copper, aluminium, and lead
  • A magnet will not connect to a non-ferrous metal.

Please note that our vehicles can transport lengths up to 8 Mtrs. Items in excess of 8 Mtrs will either require cutting or alternative transport can be arranged.
Contact us to discuss your options