Who are we?

A4 Metal Recycling Ltd is a family business based near Reading, Berkshire. Paul Tompkins and his wife Nicola have over 20 years’ experience in recycling all types and quantities of metal, and offer a collection service if you cannot reach them in Beenham.

What do we do?

We pay for metal that you want to get rid of. It may seem worthless but whether you are just clearing out your garage or running a large business, your metal is worth money!

Visit us!

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!

Latest News


  • New A4 Metal ads coming to a radio near you – keep listening!
  • From 3rd Dec 2012 no cash can be paid for metals purchased.


From the jungle to Beenham – Joe Swash comes to the yard!

We've just recorded brand new radio adverts with our old pal Joe Swash (Mickey from Eastenders & winner of 'I'm a celebrity, get me out of here!' )
The cheeky chappie is helping us get our message out there for another year… “THERE'S MONEY IN THAT METAL!”

Fast facts:

Virtually all metals can be recycled into high quality new metal. - BMRA

Fast facts:

Metal recycling protects the environment and saves energy. - BMRA

Fast facts:

Some 2 billion aluminium and steel cans are recycled every year. - BMRA

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Worldwide over 400 Million tonnes of metal are recycled every year. - BMRA

Fast facts:

There is an 85% energy saving from recycling copper - BMRA