About Us

Number one in Essex

Why LJ Scrap is your first choice for car scrapping in Essex

Based in Rainham, Essex, LJ Scrap is a family run business which has been trading for over 25 years. Licensed, insured and approved by the DVLA and Environment Agency, our primary focus is on always achieving a high level of customer satisfaction.

Although we are professional car scrappers and recyclers, we don’t just buy scrap and damaged cars. In fact we will buy almost any vehicle in any condition. Got an unwanted car, van, classic car, motorhome, 4×4 or motorcycle sitting on the driveway? We’ll happily take it off your hands. We’ll collect it from you for free at a time that suits you and pay you a fair price on collection.

At LJ Scrap, we are proud of the reputation that we have built over the years and proud to continue serving residents and businesses across Essex and beyond.

"Honesty, integrity and reliability are the ethics that drive our business. At LJ Scrap, customer satisfaction always comes first"
Where we operate

We cover all of Essex and beyond

We’ve been car scrapping in Essex for over 25 years now and take great pride in the service that we provide for our customers.

Contact us today and put our first class service to the test. We are first for car scrapping in Essex and you won’t be disappointed. We look forward to you joining our long list of satisfied customers.

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Frequently asked questions

Check out the answers below

What Type Of Vehicle Can I Scrap?

We will buy and collect just about any scrap vehicle at all. Vehicles we buy include cars, vans, 4×4’s, classic cars, motor caravans, trucks, LGV’s, motorcycles and more.

How Can I Get Paid For My Scrap Vehicle?

Getting paid for your scrap or unwanted vehicle is simple. Just give us a call anytime with the details of your vehicle and your location. We will happily quote you a fair price there and then, and agree a collection time that is most convenient for you. When we collect your vehicle, we’ll pay you the agreed price on the spot. We don’t haggle or try to knock you down. We value our reputation and always pay best price.

What If My Vehicle Seems Too Good To Scrap?

If your vehicle is roadworthy, or you think it’s too good for scrap, don’t worry… give LJ Scrap a call anyway. We will buy almost any vehicle in any condition.

Do I Need To Worry About Paperwork?

We know your time is valuable, which is why we love to make things as quick, simple and efficient as possible. When we collect your vehicle from you, our friendly and experienced team will take care of any paperwork for you. You get paid and we do all the rest, it’s that easy

What If I Live Outside Of Essex?

If you live outside of Essex, we may still buy your vehicle from you, as well as collect it free of charge. Just give us a call, let us know where you’re located and we will do our best to help.


What our customers say about our service


I have used this company twice in the last 6 months and they offer same day pick up service, offer top rates for your car, in fact better rate than 6 other company quotes which I received. They are polite and professional, I would highly recommend and would have no hesitation in using again.



Fantastic service, kind and trustworthy paid exactly what they promised and much better that any other offered. I should recommend they service to mu friends in the future.



Friendly, reliable and efficient good rates and prompt payer



First class customer service and extremely friendly. Highly recommended!



Some of our recent collections