Metal Recycling

Your Local Metal Merchants

AR Metal Recycling is a scrap metal merchant based in Portsmouth, Hampshire. We offer fast and reliable metal recycling services both locally and nationwide to commercial/industrial as well as domestic customers. We pay competitive prices for all grades of ferrous and non ferrous metal.


Get Paid For Your Scrap Metal Today!

Here at AR Metal Recycling we offer competitive pricing for all grades of ferrous and non ferrous metals, you can get paid the very same day by either bank transfer, cheque or PayPal.

Scrap/End Of Life Vehicles

We take vehicles in any condition whether it is a write off or non runners, We collect the same day and even do all the paperwork for you. So whether its failed its mot or just unwanted call us, we are a registered company with a Waste carriers & Scrap metal license. For more information call us with make, model, condition, registration and wheel (steel or alloy) and we'll give you a quote.


Collection Services

Need a regular collection or maybe just a one off? We offer a range of reliable and free collection services, that includes small wheeled bins for indoor storage, large roll on/roll off bins for outdoor storage as well as wait and load caged vehicles. However you need it to be collected, we've got you covered. They can be collected regularly or upon request, waste transfer note provided upon sale completion.

How Can I Get The Best Value For My Scrap Metal?

Not sure what your metals worth? Not sure what grades of metal you have? Well never fear with our grading consultation service, we can help you sort your metal into the correct grade for maximum value. Speak with one our friendly advisors to book an appointment for an expert member of our team to visit you and grade your metal correctly.


Weigh & Pay

You weigh & we pay. Bring your metal down to us, once it has been weighed (on our Trade Approved weighing system) and graded, you will get a same day instant payment. Our staff look forward to hearing from you!

Scrap Metal Prices


Price Per Tonne


Copper Bright Wire

£3600 - £4600

Clean copper cable without PVC or any casing

Heavy Copper

£3000 - £3800

Clean copper without any fittings

Braziery Copper

£2600 - £3600

Copper pipe with brass fittings 


£2100 - £3000

Plumbing/gas fittings, taps and door handles

Household Cable

£1000 - £1500

Twin and Earth, home electrical cables, data cables

Low Grade Cable

£500 - £850

Steel armoured Cables


£900 - £1200

Old water pipe, roofing lead


£300 - £600

Vehicle batteries, Lead Acid Batteries


£350 - £900

Ladders, window/ door frames

Alloy Wheels

£750 - £1000

Vehicle wheels

Stainless Steel

£500 - £800

Catering/kitchen equipment and utensils, handrails

Electric Motors

£200 - £400

Copper coiled electric motors

Light Iron

£60 - £100

Household goods, thin gauged steel, appliances

Heavy Iron

£80 - £130

RSJ's, engine blocks, thick gauged steel


These prices are subject to change as the world market prices change day to day, so we match our prices accordingly whilst still offering you the best value for your metal. Minimum quantity required for iron purchases please call us on 02392 174114 for more information or the latest prices.

ID required for all metal purchases - No cash payments - Waste transfer note provided - Grading required before purchase.

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AR Metal Recycling Ltd is registered in England and Wales by Companies House as a Private Limited Company.
Company Number: 10975772
Registered Office Address: AR Metal Recycling Ltd, Unit 2C Shawcross Industrial Park, Ackworth Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5JP, UK.
Environment Agency Waste Carrier Upper Tier Registration Number: CBDU201294

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