about us

More than 20 years in the business

Family owned and based in Hampshire. Working in both commercial and domestic industry, we are good at what we do.

Company History

Portsmouth-based Archimedes Metals Ltd (Scrap Metal Merchants) offer a scrap metal collection service designed to make life easier for you. Whether you’ve got a few items to get rid of or you’re in the process of gutting a large industrial site, we have the tools and ability to help out.

We are a licensed waste carrier and work closely with the Portsmouth Council to keep the local region scrap-free. We pay good prices for unwanted scrap and also offer resale of all types of metal for those looking for such.

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Eco-Focused

All scrap metal is sorted, graded and crushed then prepared for recycling into new, ready-to-use product

Professional & expert

Our dedicated and professional team are here to help with any questions you may have

Affordable

We're cost effective and offer competitive prices on copper, brass, lead, aluminium, steel, cables and batteries

WHAT WE DO

Commercial & Domestic

Whether you’ve got a few items to get rid of or you’re in the process of gutting a large industrial site, we have the tools and ability to help out.

We are a licensed waste carrier and work closely with the Portsmouth Council to keep the local region scrap-free. We pay good prices for unwanted scrap and also offer resale of all types of metal for those looking for such.

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Commercial Clearance

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Domestic Clearance

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Metal Recycling

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Electronic weighbridge

OUR PROJECTS

Some of the jobs we have done

Projects we are involved in are never the same. Here are some of the ones we thought you might like to see.

Cathedral Refurbishment

Here we are taking the lead off the church roof legitamately! Well actually its copper but we will prepare it for recycling anyway.

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What else is happening?

We're much more then metal!

We care about our customers and our community so we get involved in all kinds of things that help make a difference.

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Great
Kit

Sponsoring Talented Woman in Sport

Archimedes are the proud sponsor for the Moneyfields FC Ladies home kit for 2018-2019.

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Steptoe
& Son

Doing it for laughs

We believe in doing whatever it takes to raise money for causes we believe in.

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Ladies
Team

Supporting women in football

Archimedes takes pride in supporting our fantastic Moneyfields FC Ladies team.

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Traci
and Co

Whatever it takes

The Archimedes team take part in events throughout the year raising money along the way.

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Run for
life

Jason's support team

Running for the Oakley Waterman Caravan Foundation to support sick children and their families.

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Run
Boss

Keep on running

Jason ran the Great South Run which is an annual 10 mile road running race which takes place in Portsmouth.