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Scrap Metal Dealers

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If you operate a Scrap Metal Dealer business and collect from any premises, you need to be registered with the Council. This is a requirement under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 1964.
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How to Apply

Application must be in writing and contain any information the local authority requires. Please see below guidance document and application form.


Licence Fee 
Scrap Metal Site Licence   £580.00
Scrap Metal Collectors licence  £520.00


Legislation and Conditions

Processing and Timescales

Contact Details:

You may make your application; 

In person: By appointment - offices are open 9.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday

By post

Licensing Section
PO Box 1
LL30 9GN
  • By telephone: 01492 576626
  • By fax: 01492 574036


Application Form for Scrap Metal Dealers

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