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Phoenix County Metals, established in 1972 and based in the Midlands, have a wealth of expertise that enables them to recover precious metals from a variety of sources. Currently working with MoD contractors, Phoenix County Metals destroy classified and sensitive materials, dispose of hazardous wastes and decontaminate hardware for re-use.

Electronics Recycling/Destruction from Phoenix County Metals Ltd Hazardous Waste Disposal from Phoenix County Metals Ltd Phoenix County Metals Ltd specialize in the reclaim of precious metals from a variety of sources, including plating solutions, plated scrap, ion exchange resins, and any type of electronic component

Based on their considerable experience with the MoD, as would be expected Phoenix County Metals offer a completely confidential service providing certificates of destruction for sensitive materials.

Services offered include:

  • Electronics Recycling/Destruction
    Printed Circuit Boards, Connectors and Components with precious metal content.
    In-house chemical extraction of gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium with the added advantage of destruction of electrical components and systems.
    Removal and disposal of hazardous materials including Mercury, Cadmium, Beryllium Oxide and Batteries (NiCd, Lithium etc.).

  • Silver Recovery
    From sea-water activated batteries and torpedo cells.
    Photographic wastes and electroplating solutions.

  • Cleaning/Decontamination
    Components, parts and tooling requiring cleaning.
    Precious metal recovery or hazardous materials removed.
    Swab analysis and clearance certification available.

  • Precious Metal Braze/Solders/Alloys
    Platinum or Gold brazes from aero engine manufacture.
    Silver solders and brazes.

Collections are carried out by the company’s qualified staff or by specifically selected contractors, all of whom are appropriately licensed and ADR trained.

All statutory paperwork is provided as part of the Phoenix County Metals service package, and all necessary licences are held to carry out the various activities along with accreditations to ISO 9001 Quality Management System and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

Copies of certificates and licences can be obtained By Clicking Here.

As a demonstration of their commitment, Phoenix County Metals clients are welcome to visit or indeed audit the company’s facility at Woodford Halse.

The full range of reclaim, specialist cleaning, recycling or secure destruction services that Phoenix County Metals offer can be seen on their website:

or contact Paul Johnson direct on 01327 260581 or email


9 Great Central Way
Woodford Halse
NN11 3PZ

Tel: +44 (0)1327 260581

Fax: +44 (0)1327 260191



Contact: Mr Paul Johnson (Managing Director)

Products/Services :

  • Hardware Decontamination
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Precious Metals Recovery
  • Secure Destruction

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