Opening times: we will be closed on Saturday 30th march,
Close at 5.30pm Thursday 28th reopen on Tuesday 2nd @ 8.30am


No need to call before you visit, but please do remember to bring your photo ID, a Proof of Address and a High Vis with you.

Customers will also need to have a valid Waste Carriers License. Details of how to apply or if they need to register can be found at:


If you do not have these, you will not be served.


Please email if you have any questions.

Don't forget to visit our app or website for daily updated prices.


Metal recycling based in Reading, Berkshire

Find us just off the A4 between Reading and Newbury. Our friendly and efficient staff are ready to help you with your scrap metal, no matter how large or small your load!

About Us

A4 Metal Recycling Ltd is a family run business with over 30 years’ experience in metal recycling. We do our upmost to recycle or reuse all materials purchased and keep waste to a minimum at all times.

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Today’s Metal Prices

A4 Metal Recycling Ltd pays the best price for scrap metal. Use our online calculator, or download our mobile app, to find out today's prices.

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Hi-Ab Hire

We have a Hi-Ab vehicle, available with driver/operator. We can load, transport and unload your goods for you. Prices vary, depending on your requirements.

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Latest News

  • We are OPEN and are operating as normal!
  • We have upgraded our offices and site!
  • We only pay you directly into a bank account - NO CASH GIVEN. This is law as of 2013.

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Please ensure you bring your documentation when you visit

When you come to visit us, it is imperative that you bring photographic ID, proof of your address and high vis with you every time.

Valid forms of ID include:

  • A photocard driving license - this is perfect as it shows both a photograph and your address
  • A valid passport - if you choose to bring your passport as your photographic ID, you must also bring one of the following as proof of address:
    • A recent (within three months) utility bill
    • A recent (within three months) bank statement
    • A recent (within three months) HMRC letter

If you have any further questions about bringing ID, take a look at our FAQs page or give us a call!