As a supplier to the construction industry we are open
Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm for timed collections of orders.
Reduced delivery service available.
Please note collections below £75 are subject to a £20 Handling charge
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Scrap Waste Handling and Recycling

Due to current restrictions please contact us before visiting our premises

We buy all types of scrap metal

Cast Iron
Mixed Mild Steel
Stainless Steel
Aluminium etc.
  • You can deliver it into our Skelmersdale site
  • We additionally offer a skip collection service
  • We process and export world wide

Scrap Waste Handling and Recycling

  • 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.

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