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Our Facebook page is full of the latest news and articles that relate to Scrap Metal Dealers and itinerate collectors. We are an Association that welcomes anyone that has a Scrap Metal Dealers Licence. No matter what your tonnage or licensing we are here to help...
Unsure what documents you need?

Unsure what documents you need?

Are you a collector and don’t carry a duty of care Transfer Waste Note? Do you know what licensing you must have by law, and where to get it from? Do you collect the correct information for your business to run lawfully? Do you know YOUR rights as a Scrap Metal...
Scrap Dealer’s Licensing

Scrap Dealer’s Licensing

The Scrap Metal Dealers Association are continuously being asked to investigate Local Authority licensing of our members. Time and time again councils are failing in keeping their side of the Scrap Metal Dealer’s Act 2013. We have discovered councils like Barnet...
18th June 2018

18th June 2018

Judgement Day. Alan Gowing -V- British Transport Police Mr Gowing is claiming for damages for his unlawful arrest and forced raid on his Motor Salvage Business ( not covered by the SMDA 1964) He is reportedly the first person to be charged by Transport Officers under...
3rd December 2012

3rd December 2012

The Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 had section 146 repelled , adjusted and then reinserted. This amendment forced Scrap Dealers to stop trading in cash, however it did not apply to Motor Salvage Operators nor collectors and it did NOT give...