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What is metal?

What is metal?

It may sound like a rudimentary question, but trying to answer the question "what is metal?" accurately is perhaps a bit trickier than it might seem at first glance - Go on, give it a go and try and define what metal actually is before reading any further... If you...

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A trip down memory lane – The Volkswagen Mk2 Golf

A trip down memory lane – The Volkswagen Mk2 Golf

We very rarely see any Mk2 Volkswagen Golfs coming to our scrapyard these days, and for good reason. They're now considered by many to be classic cars that are much sought after by enthusiasts and collectors. Back in the day, we'd crush a generous helping of these...

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Scrap my plane – The aircraft boneyard

Scrap my plane – The aircraft boneyard

We don't get many aircraft in our scrapyard - well, NONE to be precise. Nevertheless, we still thought it'd be interesting to take a look at what happens at an aviation scrapyard and how it differs from what we do on a daily basis. The boneyard Often called an...

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Get an extra £50 if you scrap your car with us now!

Get an extra £50 if you scrap your car with us now!

If your car has alloy wheels, we're now paying an unbelievable extra £50. We're continuing this amazing offer for a limited time only. £50 extra will be generated through our instant online quote system Unlike most scrap car companies, we take alloy wheels into...

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Car Breakers Yard For Location Shoot Hire

Car Breakers Yard For Location Shoot Hire

After our recent success at the O2 Arena with Hot Wheels, it got us thinking about how we could further enhance the services we provide. Sure, we'll always continue to do what we do best; namely scrap and recycle a wide range of vehicles throughout Kent, South East...

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Updated:- Electric v Diesel Cars – Which is Greener?

Updated:- Electric v Diesel Cars – Which is Greener?

We thought we'd update this article today as we spotted an interesting new article in the papers that brings up this thorny and much-debated issue once again. The Daily Mail refers to it as a potential diesel scandal, with one expert cited as saying that electric cars...

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Ace 30 Promotion (Update: This promo has now ended)

Ace 30 Promotion (Update: This promo has now ended)

*Please note - This promotion has now ended Here's some great news for our customers. From Monday 31st January 2022 we're paying you an extra £30 on top of the price you're quoted via our free online quote system if you bring your car to us. How it works The offer...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

As the festive season is sadly now over, it's time for us to roll up our sleeves and burn off those excess calories by getting back to business as usual. Much like the previous year, 2021 was also a  tough year for all of us in one way or another so we're hoping that...

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Our cars are getting eaten… by monsters!

Our cars are getting eaten… by monsters!

Yep, it's certainly a strange title for this blog post but it is, in fact, actually 100% true. And no, they're not the ones that you imagined might be lurking under your bed when you were a child, they're the ones with four giant wheels and a huge amount of horsepower...

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Ace Car Breakers Opening Times for the Festive Period

Ace Car Breakers Opening Times for the Festive Period

As another difficult year is drawing to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all of our loyal customers for your continued support through what’s been a very challenging time for many. Our quote system will remain operational 24/7 over...

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