Company History


Ward Bros. (Steel) Ltd is a privately owned company, established in 1974, specialising in the processing and recycling of ferrous and non ferrous scrap metals in the North East of England.

We are based in Darlington, with depots in Newcastle, Sunderland and Darlington, and are ideally placed to cover the North East of England. We are capable of serving a wide range of people in the region, including the general public, businesses, government bodies, blue-chip organisations, and more.

With a modern fleet of vehicles, we offer a fast and efficient collection service. Metals are then sorted and processed before supplying UK and International steel mills and foundries.

Our Locations


We are the largest independent scrap metal company operating in the North East of England with recycling facilities in Darlington, Newcastle and Sunderland specialising in the processing and recycling of all ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

We operate a fleet of vehicles ranging from 3.5 to 44t wagons to collect on a free of charge basis your scrap metal materials.

We are members of the British Metal Recycling Association (BMRA) and Bureau of International Recycling.

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