Need to scrap your car in Edinburgh? We can help!
Are you in Edinburg and wondering what to do with your scrap car? Whether your car has failed its MOT, suffered a mechanical failure, or been written off, Giveacar can help. We operate a car collection service nationwide. Working with several collection agents in and around Edinburgh, we offer free collection.
Our team of experts make sure we get the best price for your scrap car. By evaluating scrap cars case-by-case we determine how best to maximise your donation. Whether it is best put through to auction or if more will be made from the scrap value. Because we look to get the best price for every scrap car donated we won’t give you an instant online quote. Using 10 years of experience and a nationwide network of car breakers and car auction centres, no matter where you are in Edinburgh, we can arrange your car collection.
Get rid of your scrap car fast, free, and for charity. Donate today, contact us on 0207 736 4242 or fill out our donation form.
Giveacar is a not-for-profit social enterprise that turns your scrap cars into cash for any UK charity. We arrange free collection, then either sell your car at auction or scrap it with the proceeds (minus our service fees) raised going to your charity.
We’ve been organising scrap car donations for 10 years which means we’ve got a great network around us to guarantee we’ll get the best price for your scrap car in Edinburgh, along with a collection service you can count on.
The Process To Scrap Your Car
Scrapping your car couldn’t be easier. Just follow the quick and easy steps below,
1. Firstly, get in touch with the team on 0207 736 4242 or fill out our online form and one of the team will give you a call to confirm some final details about your scrap car. We’ll also use this opportunity to make sure you are aware of the collection process, our fees, and your responsibility to inform the DVLA.
2. Our collection agents will call you to arrange the collection of your car. If you have the vehicle’s V5C (logbook) you need to complete the section related to selling or transferring a vehicle to the motor trade. This is section 4, or section 9 in older versions of the V5C. Ensure you keep a hold of this section to notify the DLVA but give the rest of the logbook (V5C) to the collection agent.
3. At Giveacar we put charity first. Depending on the condition of your scrap car we may auction it instead of scrapping. We will inform you of which option we’ll take whilst we have you on the phone! If your car is destined for the scrapyard, we only use Authorised Treatment Facilities. If you would like a copy of the Certificate of Destruction, please get in touch with the team and we’ll be happy to help. You’ll receive a receipt from Giveacar once the donation is made. We also ask the charity to send a letter of thanks to you. Please note it takes 6-8 weeks for your charity to receive your donation from when the car is sold.
Scrap your car and do some good at the same time, call us on 0207 736 4242 or fill out our donation form.
How it works:
Tell us about your unwanted car or motorbike. We'll arrange to collect it for free.
Depending on its condition, your vehicle will either be auctioned or scrapped.
We'll donate the proceeds to your chosen charity and send you a receipt.
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Couldn't have been easier.
The people who actually collected the car were very efficient too.