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Scrapping your car checklist

If you haven’t done it before, scrapping your car can feel like a daunting process. But gone are the days of it being hard work. In recent years, new rules have been brought into place to make it easier for you to scrap your car when it has been written of by the insurance company […]

How to pick a scrapyard Loughborough

How to pick a scrapyard Loughborough

Scrapping your car has never been easier and that’s thanks to government legislation put in place in recent years to tackle the problem of abandoned cars head on. Now, if your car has been written off or seen better days and you are wondering how to pick a scrapyard in Loughborough or Leicester, then there […]

Why scrap your car in Leicester?

Have you been involved in an accident which has left your vehicle beyond repair? Perhaps the insurance company has written it off because the cost of repairing it is higher than the value of the car itself. If you’re asking yourself why scrap your car in Leicester, then you could be pleased to know that […]

Will you take a car that has had bits removed?

It’s a question which we’re often asked. After all, it’s easy enough to think that a company which specialises in scrapping cars wouldn’t be interested in taking a vehicle that’s not the whole package. But, if you’re asking whether we will take a car that has had bits removed, then 99% of the time, the […]

Unwanted Car Removal Leicestershire

Howkins is a family run business and we have a great reputation as car dismantlers and can help with unwanted car removal Leicestershire. Regardless of the wear and tear of the car, we can take it off your hands to scrap for spare parts. We readily accept unwanted cars from are write offs to failed […]

What Affects The Price Of Scrap Cars?

As a result of what’s happening in the steel industry, scrap metal prices are the lowest they’ve been for several years. But what affects the price of scrap cars? There are a number of number of factors which directly influence the price you may receive scrap vehicles which all stem from the classic law of […]

Scrap Cars for Cash in Leicester

There can be many reasons why you might want to scrap your car. It could be because it is an insurance right-off, has failed an MOT and is not economical to repair, has engine failure or has simply run itself into the road. Whatever the reason Howkins Motor Spares is the place to go to […]

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What happens when you scrap a car?

If your car has been badly damaged, written of by your insurance company, or has come to the end of its useful life, then you might be wondering what to do next. Thankfully, legislation in recent years to minimise the problem of abandoned cars means you no longer have to pay for your car to […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

With Christmas very nearly upon us, we wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! It’s been a fantastic year for everyone here at Howkins Motor Spares and we’re very much looking forward to another great year helping customers scrap their cars as well as delivering quality used spare car parts […]

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Insurance Write Offs Wanted!

Let’s face it, accidents happen whether we like it or not. If you’ve been unlucky enough to have had an accident recently it can be difficult to know where to turn, especially if your car has been deemed a ‘write off’. It’s something you may have never had to deal with, and can be an […]