Frequently Asked Questions


  • Can United Metals accept my car?

Yes, United Metals are an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) for scrap cars, or End-of-Life Vehicles. We can dispose of your car and issue a Certificate of destruction which officially removes your vehicle from the National Records. For more info, click here.

  • Does United Metals provide skip?

Yes, United Metals has a full range of skips that we can supply to customers. Click here to see what we can offer.

  • Is there a minimum amount of material United Metals collects?

There is no minimum amount of material; however, a charge may be incurred to the customer if the material collected does not cover the cost of sending a truck. Material delivered into our sites in Limerick does not have a minimum amount and we will pay for the quantity delivered.

  • Can United Metals collect from me?

Yes, United Metals have a fleet of custom deigned trucks ranging in various sizes to accommodate your collections. Click here to see what we have at your disposal.

  • I have all different types of metal, what do I do?

Bring in what you have and keep it separate as best as you can. Our trained people here will take care of it after that.

  • How much do you pay for scrap?

Different types of metal have different values, and these values  can change depending on the metal markets. For the best quote give us a call on 061 603848.

  • What are your opening hours?

We are open Monday – Friday 8am to 5:30pm and Saturday 8am to 12:30pm

  • Do you collect cars?

Yes, we can collect your car and issue all the legal paperwork required to do so. 

  • Do you only deal with the public?

No, we deal with all types of customers ranging from commercial and agricultural, to industrial and domestic. Click here for more details.

  • Can I get directions to your yard?

Click here for our locations, alternatively, give us a call on 061 603848 and we’ll guide you in. Do you have a sat nav? Our GPS is;

52° 38' 52'' N 

8° 35' 12'' W

  • Is United Metals Licenced to accept and collect scrap metal?

Yes, United Metals is fully licensed and certified. Click here to see our extensive list of Permits, licenses, insurances and accreditations.

  • Does United Metals accept tyres?

Yes, we can accept wheels with tyes, but there is a charge depending on the size. Phone us on 061 603848 for more details.

  • What metals can you take?

As a general rule, if it is made of metal, or has metal on it, we can accept it. We cannot however accept the following;

  • Gas Cylinders
  • Beer Kegs
  • Fridges / Freezers

Click here for information on the types of metal we handle

  • Someone called to me, and claimed to work for United Metals. How can i confirm this?

Easy, all our representatives will be happy to show you their ID, and business cards, we will always provide a landline, and we encourage our customers to phone our head office to confirm the rep is in the area. Our customers security and confidence in our operation is the most important aspect to repeat business.


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