Social distancing at Singleton’s scrap yard

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have been felt across the globe, with many businesses struggling to survive the lockdown. The scrap metal industry has not been immune to the consequences of the Coronavirus outbreak, with a severe pressure being felt across the secondary metals industry. Now, with lockdown restrictions being steadily eased and businesses working within the guidelines of social distancing, it looks like some semblance of normality is returning.


Business as usual for Singleton’s Scrap Metal

It’s business as usual at the Singleton’s scrap yard in Manchester. As an essential business, it is our duty to provide a safe and secure space for customers to drop off their recycling. Our trained staff are adhering to the government’s Covid-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of our customers and ourselves.

Government departments are supporting the position that anyone involved in the collection, processing, recycling and disposal of waste, including scrap metal, is allowed, if not encouraged, to continue operating.” – Bureau of International Recycling


Social distancing at the scrap yard

Staying two metres apart is by no means difficult at our spacious scrap yard, but why bother leaving your vehicle at all when we’re ready and waiting to do all the heavy lifting for you? Our convenient scrap metal drive-in service is operating day in, day out – providing a safe and effortless way for our customers to sell their scrap.

Simply drop in with your car or van full of scrap and we’ll divide it up, give you a price and remove your scrap while you sit back and relax – it’s really that simple!


Avoid the long queues

For many households, lockdown was an ideal time (and a good excuse) to finally clear out the jam-packed cupboards, the overflowing garage and the disintegrating garden shed. Now, with the lockdown easing and businesses reopening, families are heading to the tip to get rid of all that junk.

At Singleton’s scrap yard in Openshaw, Manchester, you can avoid long waiting times while trained professionals handle your waste. Find out just how valuable the contents of your garage or shed are with our free testing and analysis service – so you can drop off scrap from your home even if you’re not sure what you’ve got.

Better still, anything that cannot be recycled, Singleton’s will safely dispose of for you, so you don’t have to take anything away with you. For a better idea of what treasures lie in your household junk, check out our guide to earning money from scrap.


Quick, fair payments for your scrap metal

To ensure all our customers get paid promptly, we offer on-the-spot electronic payments for all scrap metal. Please be advised, it is against the law to pay cash for scrap. For scrap metal merchants like ourselves, convenient electronic payments are now the norm.


Get in touch

If you have any questions or concerns, you can always call us before you visit. That way you can also get the latest prices and check how busy the scrap yard is before heading out. Stay safe and thank you for recycling with us.


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