Machine Disposal Service

As technology evolves and progresses, newer, more efficient models eventually replace machines, rendering them outdated. What should we do with old or broken machines when they lose usefulness? Proper machine disposal is crucial to avoid environmental hazards and ensure safety. Here, we can discuss and implement the best methods and practices for machine disposal for you.

Contact us today for a free no obligation quote on:
0121 544 8118, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm GMT

☑ What types of machines can you dispose of for free?

We can dispose of most machines for free. However, ones that contain much hazardous material may incur a surcharge, or we may be unable to cover them. Let us know when you enquire if it is something we can handle or something we could do. Still, enforcing a surcharge may be necessary in some situations to ensure hazardous material disposal aligns with regulations.

☑ What does your machine disposal service include?

We provide a FREE-of-charge service to remove any shape or size, or quantity of machinery from your premises. We can carry out this task promptly and adjust our shift pattern to minimise downtime or production loss. As we own all our equipment, this allows us to accommodate your needs and, therefore, would not require you to hire any machinery to help remove it.

☑ Type of machinery we can dispose of

Machinery could include but is not limited to, overhead cranes/gantry cranes, steel structures, large presses, small presses, rolling mills, steel racking/pallet racking, CNC machinery, metal bridge sections, and any machinery that you require disposing of.

We can also remove storage tanks of all shapes and sizes. All we require from you is the dimensions and weights and any information regarding restrictions such as height, doorways, and access to and from the property, such as the ground inside and out, as this will allow us to send the correct equipment for the job.

☑ Site visits

We can also carry out a site visit should it be needed.

☑ Machinery disposal

Disposal of your old machines could involve cutting oversized steelwork into smaller sections to allow safe removal through the factory. Silver Knight will provide the gas and cutting equipment. We will also dismantle and load onto our transport for removal.

☑ Risk management and site tidiness

We can provide a method for conducting risk assessments for all work that needs to be carried out. The site will be left clean and tidy, removing any trip hazards. We are fully insured and licensed waste carriers, and we can provide documentation upon request.

☑ Fully trained and licensed

Silver Knight's staff are all fully trained and skilled machine movers, burners and licensed waste carriers, with all insurance.

☑ How to determine the type of machine you are trying to dispose of?

The first step in proper machine disposal is determining the type of machine you need to dispose of. Machines can range from small electronic CNC machines to larger industrial machinery, and each type requires a specific disposal method. We must understand the machine we are dealing with, so as much information you can give us at the point of contact is only helpful to know how to help you and remain within any relevant environmental regulations.

☑ Machine Disposal Disassemble

As part of the service, we can look to dissemble the machine in situ and then take it away if required.

☑ How can I determine the best method for disposing of a machine?

The best method for disposing of a machine depends on the type of machine and any environmental regulations that may apply. We can review the machine and guide part of the service.

☑ What types of machines can be recycled?

We can recycle machines, such as presses, to all factory equipment.

☑ How can I ensure compliance with environmental regulations when disposing of a machine?

You can ensure compliance with regulations by letting us dispose of it for you. We will work with the legal guidance and any environmental regulations, meaning you won't have to worry about it.

☑ What should I do if the machine contains hazardous materials?

Our professional disposal service can handle hazardous materials for you if the machine contains hazardous materials. We can safely dispose of the machine and any dangerous materials, following all laws and regulations.

☑ What should I do if I need help disposing of a machine properly?

If you need help with how to dispose of a machine correctly, we can provide you with guidance on the best way and your options, then, if required, dispose of it for you.

☑ Can I dispose of a machine down the tip?

Do not dispose of a machine at your regular tip. Many machines contain hazardous materials that can be harmful if not disposed of properly.

☑ What should I do if the machine is too heavy or large to move independently?

Suppose the machine is too heavy or large to move on your own. In that case, you should hire a professional disposal service like ours as we have the necessary equipment and experience to safely carry and dispose of the machine.

☑ Contact us

Proper machine disposal is essential for environmental and safety reasons. Determining the type of machine, and the appropriate removal method, is vital for reducing waste and conserving resources. By following these best practices, we can ensure a sustainable future for ourselves and future generations. So contact us today to see how we can help you with your disposal requirements.

☑ What certificates & health and safety documentation can you provide?

Silver Knight is a very Health & Safety originated brand. As a result, as an industry-leading machine mover, we can:

  • Supply any RAMs - Risk Assessments & Method Statements
  • We have Safe Contractors accreditation
  • Insurance documentation in place, with Public liability insurance of up to £5 million in place
  • Goods Held in Trust - we have a secured storage area on our premises and are capable of looking after your goods as a trustee on your behalf
  • Qualified machinery movers in the UK, with a large and varied qualified workforce

☑ Servicing of our moving equipment

We routinely service and certify our equipment, ensuring its reliability and performance. Additionally, we can provide on-site servicing for long-term contracts to minimise disruptions. We have officially qualified service partners who keep our equipment up to standard and regularly serviced to make sure the equipment used in your move is reliable.

☑ Is your moving equipment environmentally friendly?

Yes, we have upgraded all our machine relocation equipment to be fueled by gas instead of diesel, resulting in a cleaner and more environmentally friendly operation.

☑ Safe Contractor Accreditation

As machine movers, Silver Knight proudly announces that we have received the Safe Contractors Accreditation.

This accreditation gives you peace of mind that we, as a company, are doing all we can to demonstrate our health and safety compliance to you, our client, our employees and the HSE.

We take our legal health and safety requirements very seriously.

☑ How do we differ from other machine movers?

We stand out from our competitors because we offer competitive pricing, own all our equipment, and provide qualified drivers. On top of this, we offer flexible variable contracts and keep the equipment maintained and serviced under long-term contracts.

We have full Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) in place and all qualifying documentation.

Our main differentiator is that we offer a 24-hour service and can deliver your equipment promptly.

☑ What are the benefits of using our relocation service?

  • 20 years+ experience
  • High level of experience
  • RAMs, risk assessments and public liability all in place
  • Great care is taken in moving your equipment
  • The UK to worldwide relocations
  • Experience of working with 3rd parties - such as police escorts, transport agencies, border control, and other government authorities
  • Fully project managed
  • Specialised Small machinery movers
  • Specialist Equipment for large machinery moves and relocations

☑ Do You Require Any Further Information?

Contact us today to discuss your requirements with our friendly and expert moving specialists.

☑ What are your Health & Safety Practises?

We ensure that our working practises adhere to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 which requires a company to ensure the safe use, handling and storage of all vehicles and their loads. Regarding dangerous substances, we also adhere to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and other legislative measures that might be in place.

As a result, we have obtained accreditation from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and all workforce members have received first aid training.

☑ Are you environmentally friendly?

We believe in "thinking green" in the workplace as we can all play a part, however small, in making our lives more environmentally friendly. To this end, we have implemented programmes that include converting our equipment from diesel to gas and investing in environmentally friendly equipment.

All our equipment has been converted from diesel to gas, invested in environmentally friendly equipment, oil disposed of via a tanker collection service, wood and cardboard from factory clearances disposed of via recycling plants, and old machinery and metals recycled.

☑ Do you require any further information?

Contact us today to discuss your requirements with our friendly and expert Moving Specialists. Alternatively, to learn more about heavy equipment, see this page.

Our Other Services

Factory Relocation

Factory Relocation Service

We can move any type of machinery, big or small. Our capability enables us to cater to all your needs when moving from one location to another. We provide all the equipment and have skilled operatives to carry out the job while safe and timely.

Find out more about our Factory Relocation Service.

Versa Lift 25/35

Forklift Moving Service

We offer a complete range of services to exporters, including UK haulage, warehousing for consolidation of contract cargo export packing, container loading, container blocking/securing, marine insurance, consular work, engineering certificates and shipping to worldwide destinations.

Find out more about our Forklift Moving Service.

Continental Moving Service

Continental Machinery Moving Service

We can offer a service abroad in any location. We have worked globally; we are 'not' just a UK company. Further, we can organise shipping, containerisation, packing service and machinery installation wherever you may be.

Please find out more about our Continental Machinery Moving Service.

Machine Disposal

Machine Disposal Service

As technology evolves and progresses, newer, more efficient models render machines outdated and necessitate their replacement. This brings up the issue of handling old or malfunctioning machines when they no longer serve a purpose. Ensuring proper machine disposal is essential to prevent environmental hazards and maintain safety. That's where we can assist you. We can engage in a discussion regarding the different methods and recommended practices for machine disposal and subsequently take care of the entire process for you.

Please find out more about our Machine Disposal Service.

Equipment, and Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service

Equipment, and Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service

We offer a heavy haulage transport section. This Heavy Haulage encompasses wide loads, gauges, and long vehicle convoys. We provide escort vehicles as part of the service, and we can also sort the logistics of your move. So you don't have to liaise with local police authorities and government agencies on your behalf. We have a wealth of experience moving everything from small CNC machines to 150-tonne Press Crowns and more.

Please find out more about our Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service.

Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Service

Moving Equipment Hire Service

Moving Equipment Hire Service We have several Versa lifts, Including 25/35, 40/60 and 60/80, along with many other pieces of equipment. These are available for immediate hire, both on short-term and long-term contracts. Moving and relocating the most complex machinery can come with a fully qualified driver. Alternatively, we can provide them independently for your operators to operate. Our fully certified machines can be delivered day or night as we are a 24-hour hire and transport service.

Please find out more about our Moving Equipment Hire Service.

Shipping Container Packing Service

Shipping Container Packing Service

We can offer a service for securely and safely loading your machinery into containers using blocks and straps. You can then ship these containers to any destination around the world. Our container service encompasses the loading of multiple variations of containers, such as end loaders, open tops, and flat racks and can provide photographs and complete documentation for reference.

Please find out more about our Shipping Container Packing Service.

Secure storage

Secure Warehousing Storage Service

We can offer a Secure Warehousing Storage Service secured by CCTV, fully alarmed, with on-site rest facilities. Our premises can come fully heated to protect your goods. Silver Knight has Goods In Trust insurance, which ensures goods up to £1 million.

Please find out more about our Secure Warehousing Storage Service.

All machines can be moved or relocated

Factory Clearance Service

Are you looking to sell your factory equipment? Contact us today, and we’ll do a site visit to give you competitive pricing for your equipment and, if happy, move it as well.

Please find out more about our Factory Clearance Service.

About Our Machine Disposal Services & Our Other Supporting Services

Alongside our primary handling equipment services, we also offer Machinery dismantling, lifting equipment, lifting jacks, factory clearance and complete clean up, transporting heavy plant, removal of equipment from the site, machine hire service, UK and worldwide haulage, full documentation service, provide movement orders for abnormal loads, liaison with police and road network authorities, importing and exporting of machinery, container loading, open top containers and end loaders transport, full risk assessment and method statements, complete project management, and 24-hour call out.

We offer a comprehensive door-to-door service for machine installation. There’s no job too big or too small. Our services include machinery collections, including machinery auctions, dismantling, reconstruction, project installation, machines containerised and packing service; this is global. We have international movements. We provide various services, including heavy haulage, transportation of long loads, handling out-of-gauge loads, forklift and versa hire, mega lift operations, iron fairy crane hire, machine disposal service, and short and long-term storage facilities. In addition, we offer a trailer repair and modification service. We also undertake on-site fabrication services. We carry out site visits upon request.

Safe Contractor Approved

Safe Contractor Approved