When can Essex Scrap Easy collect my car?
We will always do our best to fit in with you, most of our collections are arranged within two working days.
We normally collect Monday to Saturday between 7am and 7pm.
Does My Car Have To Be On A Public Road?
No, however it does need to be on stable ground to make sure it is accessible for our recovery vehicles. If your car is kept elsewhere or in a particularly difficult location please ensure that we are aware
How do I get paid for my scrap car / van or motorcycle
We make instant bank transfer payments directly to you. Which will clear immediately before we take your car. We are unable to pay cash as cash payments for scrap cars is now illegal.
What do I need to provide Essex Scrap Easy with at the time of collection?
Any Keys, registration document (V5C), locking wheel nut or key if your car has alloy wheels, also any other related paperwork you may have for the vehicle.
How long does it normally take to remove my car?
Usually, loading the car to the recovery vehicle takes only 5-10 minutes but it may take a little bit more time depending upon the situation and location.
Is it necessary for the registered keeper of the car to be present at the time of car collection?
No, it is not necessary, as long as somebody is there to present what we need. A family member, friend, neighbor is perfectly fine. Our collecting crew should have access to the car and paperwork, that what we need.
What happens if I don’t have a log book/V5C/ registration document?
As long as you prove us that you are the legal owner there will be no problem and all the processes will go on smoothly.
Do I need to prepare the car / van for collection?
Simply remove all your personal belongings from the car, and make all the papers ready.
What if I lost the keys of my car?
We can still collect your car or van even if you can’t find the keys. But please do let us know beforehand and have the relevant information to prove ownership of the vehicle.
Do I need to inform DVLA when the company collects the vehicle?
No you need not to contact DVLA, we do this on your behalf and take care of all the formalities and paperwork.