Outstanding achievements in international trade recognised in Queen’s Award Presentation

Ward have been recycling ferrous and non-ferrous metals across Derby, Derbyshire and the East Midlands for over sixty years. Our modern facilities and fully calibrated weighing equipment guarantee customers get the very best price for their scrap metal.

Certified scrap metal recycling facilities in Derbyshire

Our recycling plants in Swadlincote and Ilkeston are certified to recycle electric goods in accordance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE). Ward are also an Approved Authorised Treatment Facility (AATF).

Scrap metal collection Derby

Our scrap metal collection services span the whole of Derbyshire, we have wagons and roll-on-roll-off skips with a capacity up to 40 cubic yards. Our smaller skips are perfect for local builders who require help from a trusted scrap metal merchant.

If you’re a business or an individual within the East Midlands that requires regular metal recycling then please contact our Professional Services team on 0345 337 0000, or via the contact form below.

What type of scrap metal can I recycle?

We buy a range of Ferrous metals, here are some examples:

We buy a range of Non-Ferrous metals, here are some examples:

Reliable scrap metal Derby services

Ward offer a fast and friendly service, with competitive prices, six days a week.

Find us at:
Griffon Road, Ilkeston DE7 4RF


Moira Road, Woodville, Swadlincote DE11 8DG


Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 07:30am – 5:15pm
Saturday 07:30am – 12:00pm

Scrap metal prices and identification

Important information: If you wish to dispose of your metal at one of our sites, please remember to bring evidence of identity which is required from all persons disposing of metal for payment. Accepted forms of identity include a UK photocard driving licence, a UK passport or an original passport from any nationality, or official national identity card.