WE’RE excited about Approaching Our Centenary Milestone

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In the next few years we shall be celebrating a landmark Birthday of 100 years as a scrap metal company, having first set out as a scrap metal company in 1922. Today we are proud to be still providing scrap metal services to our customers in Hull, the East Yorkshire surrounding areas and beyond. As … Read more

DRAPERS CONTINUES TO INVEST DESPITE BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

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Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, at Drapers we continue to invest in our site, our facilities and technology and to evolve our business. An Atlas 350 MH Material Handler, which has recently arrived in our yard is a great addition to our existing equipment, as it has been specially developed to give great optimised handling. … Read more

THE ALDERMAN ALBERT DRAPER STEAM ENGINE BACK ON THE TRACKS

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We will soon be seeing this majestic steam engine, numbered 45305 back on the tracks again in its full working glory. Following a recent overhaul and now boasting a new boiler, this majestic steam engine will soon be once again taking soujourns across the main rail networks. Restored by the Draper family, this popular engine … Read more

DRAPERS INVEST IN NEW VEHICLE DEPOLLUTION EQUIPMENT

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Some of our more recent investment on our three acre site in Raven Street here in Hull, has been focussed on installation of leading vehicle depollution and fuel recovery equipment. This is for end of life vehicles which is an important part of our recycling process. Our investment in advanced Vehicle Depollution Equipment reflects our commitment to … Read more

LISTEN OUT FOR DRAPERS ON HULL KINGSTON RADIO

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Wake up to DRAPERS on Hull Kingston Radio. We are delighted to sponsor the early morning slot on Kingston Radio, airing early morning from 7.00am to 9.00am, every day throughout the week. Kingston Radio is Hull’s biggest community radio station broadcasting to and supporting local businesses.  Tune in every morning for some great music as … Read more

FREE COLLECTION SERVICE

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Has Your Company Got Old Machinery Or Equipment That Is No Longer In Use? We offer a Free Collection Service to businesses in Hull and the surrounding areas, when the collection is a certain weight. Let Drapers provide the answer to all your unwanted machinery and equipment problems. We can arrange to collect it from … Read more

Ferrous Metal Free Fall… what’s happening

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The ferrous metal market has been under a great deal of pressure this year. At the start of 2019, there was great optimism in the market, but as the year progressed things started to look less promising. Discussions with the US and China were looking positive and demand for steel was high, at the beginning … Read more

A View From The Weighbridge & looking ahead to 2020

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It has certainly been an interesting year for us all, as we say goodbye to 2019. Brexit has dominated the economic landscape, with industry margins tightened and globalmarkets precariously balanced. Overall our economy has shrunk in the latter part of 2019 and there has been a general slowdown. As we go to press with our … Read more

WE'RE OPEN FOR BUSINESS - COVID 19 UPDATE

At Drapers, we are continuing to support our customers with our full recycling services during these challenging times. We recycle responsibly and the health and safety of both our customers and staff is of key importance to us. Due to effective planning, we have implemented measures to provide safeguards for business continuity.