A licence is required before any person can collect scrap metal or run a scrap metal site. As the Local Authority we are responsible for issuing the licence.
Please also see our scrap metal licensing policy.
There are conditions attached to each licence and these must be adhered to.
Fees from 1 April 2023
Scrap metal dealers
Licence or variation Cost Site licence £520.00 Variation to a licence type £225.00 Change of name/address to a licence £113.50
Scrap metal collectors
Licence or variation Cost Collectors licence £307.50 Variation to a licence type £225.00 Change of name/address to a licence £113.50
- Apply / renew
- 01295 753744. The licensing team is available to the public on the telephone between 9:00am and 4:00pm. To make an appointment with an officer please contact us.