Authorised Treatment Facility

Authorised Treatment Facility

London Auto Parts is proud to be a recognised ATF. UK and European directives mean that between 74% and 80% of a vehicle should be reused or recycled. Unlike smaller operators and traditional scrap yards, London Auto Parts has state-of-the-art depollution and vehicle handling systems and equipment, and is recognised by the Department of the Enviroment and is on the Public Register of Authorised Treatment Facilities.

London Auto Parts is proud to be a recognised ATF. UK and European directives mean that between 74% and 80% of a vehicle should be reused or recycled. Unlike smaller operators and traditional scrap yards, London Auto Parts has state-of-the-art depollution and vehicle handling systems and equipment, and is recognised by the Department of the Enviroment and is on the Public Register of Authorised Treatment Facilities.

Requirements

  • Impermeable surfaces for appropriate areas with appropriate spillage collection facilities.
  • Equipment for the treatment of water, including rainwater.
  • Appropriate storage for dismantled spare parts, including impermeable storage for oil-contaminated spare parts.
  • Appropriate containers for storage of batteries (with electrolyte neutralisation on site or elsewhere), filters and PCB/PCT-containing condensers.
  • Appropriate storage tanks for the segregated storage of end-of-life vehicle fluids
  • Appropriate storage for used tyres, including the prevention of fire hazards and excessive stockpiling.

Operating Standards 

  • The European End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV) Directive (2000/53/EC)
  • The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
  • Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations
  • Highly Flammable Liquids and Liquefied Gases Regulations
  • The updated versions of both the European Waste Catalogue (EWC) and Hazardous Waste List (HWL) (2000/532/EC) and its subsequent amendments.