60 tonne weighbridge

Craddock Metal Recycling, Redditch operate an on-site weighbridge with a weighing capacity of 60,000 Kgs.


Drivers are requested to drive their vehicles onto the weighbridge before reporting to the site office to have the weight of their load recorded and the types of metal confirmed. Their vehicle can then be unloaded and re-weighed to work out weight and payment of scrap metal.

Non-Ferrous & Ferrous

At Craddock's we competitive rates for buying your non-ferrous. 


We have an accurate small scales for measurements from 1kg.


​All of our staff are fully trained in operating the weighbridge. Our weighbridge is calibrated to EC regulations, and holds a current Certificate of Conformity.

Scrap your old car

All you need to bring with you is your logbook, and driving licence or some form of ID.


we can scrap your car and issue you with a cetifcate of destrruction the same day.


Finally, as per the law brought in on 3rd December 2012, we don’t provide cash for any of the vehicles we scrap so please bring bank details that you wish to be paid into - from there we will take care of everything else.


we can sometimes offer collection for a scrap car, if this is something you interested in, please call us and we can let you know whether its feasible. 


for anymore information please call us on 01527 66866


You may have some preconceived ideas about how environmentally conscious a scrap metal dealer is, but here at Craddock, we take all the necessary steps to make sure our carbon footprint is as small as possible.


Having been associated with the British Metals Recycling Agency for a number of years, our commitment to the environment has been recognised at an industry standard.


At Craddocks we:


  • Provide an audit trail for every transaction from the collection point to the end disposal.

  • Comply with all legislations by administering a waste transfer note.

  • Adhere to Duty of Care - Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

  • S1 (storage of waste in secure containers) EPR/KE5885KE

  • S2 (storage of waste in a secure place) EPR/QE508OCF/A001

  • T9 (recovery of scrap metal) EPR/QE508OCF/A001




  • We run under the Standard industrial code (SIC) code 51.57

If you have scrap metal that you wish to dispose of but are unable to get it to us due to the amount  of scrap then please contact us on 01527 66866 and we can either arrange collection or if we're unable to we can recommend a registered collector local to your area.

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Craddock Metal Recycling  


Since 1943 Craddock Metal Recycling have been leaders of metal recycling in Redditch. We began life as a local family business and over the years we have gone from strength to strength, today we are proud to say we are one of the largest buyers and processors of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the whole of the area. Our dedication to quality has never wavered; we offer one of the most efficient and competitively priced services in the West Midlands so if you are in need of an expert scrapping service, look no further than us.


We offer both domestic and commercial metal recycling services. With over 70 years of experience in the industry we are your one point of call when it comes to scrap metal management, and we always offer highly competitive rates as well as completely unbiased, expert advice.


Scrap Metal Dealers

We are one of the oldest scrap metal dealers in Redditch, so if you are in need of truly second to none scrap metal dealers we’re always on hand to help.


We are dedicated to keeping at the cutting edge of the industry which is why we have spent the years evolving with changing technologies. Today we place our focus on modern equipment and efficient practices which is why we remain one of the most successful metal recycling services in the area.


If you’re in need of scrap metal dealers or any of our other services, don’t hesitate to get in touch on 01527 66866 to speak to a dedicated member of our team.






If you have not been to us before, you will need to bring a photocard driving license OR passport & an official letter with proof of address.


Upon arrival, report to reception and a member of our team can let you know what you need to do.


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For any inquiries or questions, please call: 01527 66866 or fill out the following form & we will get back you you ASAP.

Head Office

Craddock Metal Recycling

Icknield Street



Tel: 01527 66866


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