Ferrous Metal Prices
* For our archived ferrous metal price indicators, click on the Metal Prices Archive link to the left - or you can also see below for 2013 price indicators *
Metal recycling is one of the largest recycling industries within the UK. The prices shown here provide an indication of the sums that may be paid within the metals recycling industry by typically medium and larger sized businesses who are receiving material from merchants and local collectors. Our prices are guide prices and aim to give a good indication of the market price but cannot be guaranteed.
The letsrecycle.com ferrous prices are usually revised mid-month.
Within the trade the quality of material presented, volumes and regularity of supply will influence the prices paid.
Price indicators are in £ per tonne (not dollars).
Ferrous metal prices 2014
Ferrous £ per tonne
|0A plate & girder||195 - 205||160 - 170|
|No 1 old steel scrap||185 - 195||145 - 150|
|No 2 old steel scrap||175 - 185||140 - 145|
|4A low residual bales||190 - 195||150 - 160|
|4C new production bales||190 - 200||170 - 175|
|light iron||130 - 140||80 - 95|
|7B mixed steel turnings||160 - 165||120 - 125|
|8B mixed steel cuttings||170 - 180||145 - 155|
|9 - 10 cast||170 - 180||130 - 150|
|11 cast iron borings||140 - 145||115 - 125|
|Cars||130 - 140||95 - 100|
|0A plate & girder|
|No 1 old steel scrap|
|No 2 old steel scrap|
|4A low residual bales|
|4C new production bales|
|7B mixed steel turnings|
|8B mixed steel cuttings|
|9 - 10 cast|
|11 cast iron borings|