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We’re Hiring! – General Yard Operative Job Vacancy

We’re Hiring! – General Yard Operative Job Vacancy

We're a busy scrap yard based in Swanscombe, Kent and are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. Your day-to-day duties will cover various aspects of dismantling vehicles and the ideal candidate should be hardworking, reliable and conscientious....

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We no longer sell part-worn tyres

We no longer sell part-worn tyres

This is just a brief post today to inform all of our customers that we've recently stopped selling and fitting second-hand car and van tyres. We know many of you have been repeat visitors to our tyre bay over the years and we'd like to thank you all for using this...

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How Can I Prolong The Life Of My Tyres?

How Can I Prolong The Life Of My Tyres?

Saving money is a top priority for many motorists – after all, the cost of driving has gone up considerably over the last few years. One way that you can slash the expense of running your car is to know how to prolong the lifespan of your tyres. Brand new tyres can be...

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Driver Wanted For 7.5 Tonne Recovery Vehicle

Driver Wanted For 7.5 Tonne Recovery Vehicle

Job summary: 7.5 tonne recovery driver Must have CPC Salary - £11 per hour Full-time - Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm & Saturday mornings 7am to 12pm Good customer skills and MUST be reliable Details We're a busy scrap car yard based in Swanscombe near Dartford and...

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How to prevent your catalytic converter from being stolen

How to prevent your catalytic converter from being stolen

As the price of precious metals (and metal in general) continues to rise, there's been another recent surge in catalytic converter thefts in the UK. According to car insurance company Admiral, it equates to a rise of 44% in claims for catalytic converter theft/damage...

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The benefits of using a breakers yard  for spare car parts

The benefits of using a breakers yard for spare car parts

Running a vehicle is fairly essential in the modern world, but that doesn’t mean it’s a cheap venture. Modern technology has meant that the latest car models may be advanced and offer an amazing driving experience but the cost of maintaining and repairing them has...

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Can I scrap my car without a V5 (log book)?

Can I scrap my car without a V5 (log book)?

It's one of the questions we're most commonly asked and is the reason why it appears at the top of our FAQs page. So, if you're wondering if you can still scrap your old, unwanted vehicle without its V5C (more commonly know as the logbook or V5), the simple answer is...

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We pay you even more if your car has alloy wheels

We pay you even more if your car has alloy wheels

If you've been hunting around the internet looking for the best price for your old motor, you've no doubt submitted your vehicle details to quite a few different companies. Like us, some of them use an instant pricing method that's able to recognise your make and...

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Think twice before part-exchanging your old car

Think twice before part-exchanging your old car

If your car is on its last legs and you're just about to trade it in for something newer, think twice before handing it over to your local car dealership as a trade-in/part exchange. Typically, the dealer won't want it on their forecourt so they'll simply call us and...

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