Menu Close

Scrap Lead

No.1 Scrap Metal Price Checker
Try Our Free Marketplace
Directory Map of Trusted Buyers



- / -

Scrap Lead Prices

Use our UK Price Checker for scrap lead. Find the latest rates listed below, from trusted buyers nationwide. Scrappie also displays average guide prices for scrap lead per metric tonne (MT), per kilogram (KG) and per pound (LB).

Search by county to filter the best local deals. Don’t hesitate to call your local scrap metal yards and mention you found them on Scrappie.

Clean Lead

Average Price: –

Description: Scrap clean lead refers to pure, uncontaminated lead material that is free from impurities and is suitable for recycling. Examples include clean lead sheets, pipes, or lead used in radiation shielding, which can be recycled without further processing due to their purity.


Lead Acid Batteries

Average Price: –

Description: Scrap lead-acid batteries are used or no longer functional batteries that use lead dioxide and sponge lead in an electrolyte solution, commonly found in vehicles, which can be recycled for their lead and acid components. Examples include old car batteries or uninterruptible power supply (UPS) batteries containing lead and sulfuric acid that need recycling.


Lead Pewter

Average Price: –

Description: Scrap lead pewter refers to discarded pewter items that contain lead, such as old pewter dishware or decorative pieces, which can be recycled for their lead content. Examples include antique pewter plates, candleholders, or figurines that contain lead alloys and are no longer in use.


Lead Solder Joints

Average Price: –

Description: Scrap lead solder joints are discarded or excess soldered connections made from lead-based solder, commonly used in electronics and plumbing, which can be recycled for their lead content. Examples include soldered electrical connections, plumbing joints, and soldered components from electronic devices.


Free Marketplace

Create a listing to sell your unwanted, old or scrap lead. Simply fill out the quick form to alert scrap metal dealers near you. Get a custom quote for your scrap lead.

It’s quick, it’s easy, it’s free and no sign up needed. Try it today!

Quick Listing Form

    Step 1 | Description

    Describe the type of scrap metal you’re selling.



    Map of Scrap Metal Buyers

    Check out our map of scrap metal buyers. Contact scrap yards in your local area. Mention you found them on Scrappie and make a deal today for your scrap lead.

    Try fullscreen

    Find & Call a Local Scrappie


    Bannockburn, WorkingtonCA14 4RG 01900 66196



    Unit J Oxney Industrial Estate, Oxney Road, PeterboroughPE15YP 07525 081681



    G&L AUTOS, Haven Rd, ColchesterCO28HT 01206 790055


    Ace Breakers, 16 Manor Way, SwanscombeDA100PP 01322 383363


    Bryn, WiganWN48BX 07814 282109

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Scrappie is here to help you whether you’re a scrap dealer, tradesperson, or a member of the public with scrap lead for sale. Here are answers to the most popular questions about scrap lead.

    How Much Is Scrap Lead Worth?

    Today, average scrap lead prices are:

    Clean Lead – – / – / -.

    Lead Acid Batteries – – / – / -.

    Lead Pewter – – / – / -.

    Solder Joints – – / – / -.

    Only at Scrappie will you find the most up-to-date and trustworthy source of scrap metal prices in the UK. Real-time averages based on the latest dealer prices. Check out how much you can get paid for your scrap lead in your local area. Tell them you found their details on Scrappie.

    What Is Scrap Lead?

    Scrap lead includes various discarded lead materials such as pipes, sheets, and other items. These items may have been part of construction projects or other applications. Due to their material composition, scrap lead has intrinsic value and can be recycled for its metal content. Recycling scrap lead is an environmentally friendly practice and can fetch a reasonable price.

    Who Can Sell Scrap Lead?

    Anyone with scrap lead can sell it. This includes individuals, businesses involved in lead materials, and those with lead items to recycle. Selling scrap lead is a way to dispose of unwanted items and earn money from the valuable metals they contain.

    How to Sell Scrap Lead?

    Selling scrap lead can be a straightforward process. Identify the lead items, prepare them by removing any non-metal parts, find a buyer such as local scrap yards, recycling centers, or online platforms like Scrappie, arrange transportation, and receive payment based on weight and the type of lead. Scrappie can help you find reputable buyers and streamline the selling process.

    Where Can I Sell Scrap Lead?

    You can sell scrap lead at various locations, including local scrap yards, recycling centers, online platforms like Scrappie, and some metalworking or recycling businesses.

    When Should I Sell Scrap Lead?

    The ideal time to sell scrap lead is when you no longer need the items or when they are no longer functional. Selling promptly when metal prices are favorable can also help declutter your space and put money back in your pocket.

    Why Should I Recycle Lead?

    Recycling lead is an environmentally responsible practice with several benefits, including resource conservation, energy savings, economic gain, and reducing environmental impact. It’s a win-win situation, benefiting both your wallet and the environment. Scrappie can assist you in finding the right buyers and making the recycling process convenient and efficient.

    Do I Sort My Scrap?

    If you have different types & grades of scrap lead, try and sort them as best you can before arriving at the scrap yard. This will save you time and effort at the dealers’ location. Make sure there are as few contaminants attached to your metal to get the best rate.

    How Do I Get Paid?

    In accordance with the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, cash payments are banned. You’ll normally be paid by same day Bank Transfer. Make sure you keep your receipt or ticket. Payments onto your bank card or cheques may be available at some locations.

    If your scrap is being collected by a buyer, make sure you get paid before the buyer leaves with your goods.

    What Do I Bring To The Scrappie?

    Driving License or Passport + Recent Utility Bill

    Account Number & Sort Code

    Can I Deliver To a Scrappie?

    If you have a small quantity of material, many buyers won’t collect & pay due to the cost of fuel, time & manpower involved. Your best bet would be to deliver your goods to a licensed site. You’ll most often be paid a higher rate too. Some yards might ask you to wear a hi-visibility vest and hard hat to enter the site.

    Weighing In Your Scrap Lead

    Your scrap lead will often be weighed in front of you so you can see the weight for yourself, and you’ll get paid. If you have any questions, don’t be afraid to ask your scrap merchant. They are there to help.

    Are Free Scrap Metal Collections Available?

    Sometimes it might not be economical for you to deliver your scrap lead to a local yard. Reasons such as time, effort, means of transport, or simply because you have a small quantity to recycle.

    Why not just give it away? To find a free scrap collector near you, click here. Licensed local collectors will pick up your free scrap lead from your home or business and deliver them to the site when they have a full load.

    Need more results?

    Prices | Marketplace | UK Map | FAQ