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 DRAPERS CONTINUES TO INVEST DESPITE BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

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 THE ALDERMAN ALBERT DRAPER STEAM ENGINE BACK ON THE TRACKS

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 DRAPERS INVEST IN NEW VEHICLE DEPOLLUTION EQUIPMENT

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 LISTEN OUT FOR DRAPERS ON HULL KINGSTON RADIO

SCRAP METAL DEALERS ACT – THE CAMPAIGN FOR TIGHTENING THE LEGISLATION

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The Scrap Metal Dealers Act which came into effect in late 2013 had a very positive effect on the industry. The Act was introduced to reduce the theft of metal which at its peak, the Home Office estimated to cost the economy more than £220 million per year. This Act outlawed the payment of cash … Read more SCRAP METAL DEALERS ACT – THE CAMPAIGN FOR TIGHTENING THE LEGISLATION

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 A View From The Weighbridge & looking ahead to 2020

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.