Recycling Services

We are always pleased to receive large and small amounts of waste metal; our headquarters are conveniently positioned in Torquay offering easy access with a speedy turnaround 6 days a week.  As an experienced high profile family business we ensure that end of life metals are disposed of responsibly, with the latest processing equipment to munch and crunch metals using an environmentally friendly operation.

Ferrous Metals

Metal recycling – transforming old iron and steel into new, we handle many different forms of scrapmetal, cookers, washing machines, industrial off-cuts, railway and demolition arisings, engineering plant and machinery, and much more. We often compare our operation to – ‘mining above ground’, offering customers an unrivalled and rewarding outlet for a diverse range of redundant metals.

Non Ferrous Metals

The company has its own fleet of trucks instantly recognisable in the Glanvile Metal’s livery providing containers for a variety of non-ferrous metals including manufacturing off-cuts and stampings, brass, lead, insulated copper cable, roof flashings, plumbing fittings and many grades of aluminium, all processed using wide ranging techniques to ensure the highest possible price to the customer. We provide a reliable collection service with instant payment.

Aluminium Cans

We recover thousands of aluminium cans in Torbay, and as the largest recycler of drinks cans in the area we offer canny collectors a local disposal service. Aluminium cans are worth money, we are the regions official recovery centre for can collectors raising valuable funds for a host of good causes and doing their bit for the environment. If you would like advice on how to start recycling aluminium drink cans go on line to

Machinery Removal & Installation Services

We have extensive experience in the removal, installation and relocation of industrial plant and machinery, anything from small items to heavy engineering, with all the required dismantling, moving and lifting equipment to meet your needs.

We don’t stop there!

Using the latest electronic scanner, a mobile gadget that looks directly inside at the key metal elements within, we are ahead with a clear edge when it comes to positively realising greater value for our customers.

What’s more, for complex commercial arisings we will happily visit on site brandishing our supercharged analyser for rapid identification of special alloys, and their percentage parts within.  An indispensable service combined with a written no obligation quotation, all of which is freely available to match our hallmark customer care.

Glanvile Metals – Metal Recycling Centre in Torquay. Covering the whole of Torbay, Torquay, Paignton, Newton Abbot, Brixham and further afield. Professional & Experienced Independent Metal Recyclers – Established for over 50 Years!