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Camborne is located in the far west of Cornwall, UK, and was once one of the richest mining areas in the world. With a population of approximately 22,500 it’s a town all too aware of its industrial and mining past. It’s at the western end of the Camborne, Pool and Redruth conurbation which, together with the various ‘satellite’ villages, has a total population of approximately 45,000, making it the largest urban build-up in Cornwall. In the eighteenth century, Camborne Churchtown was a hamlet surrounded by moorland. It was just a village in a district of villages, most of which were larger than Camborne. The original approach road was at Tuckingmill where travellers had to follow an indirect route via Treswithian to reach the hamlet. With the building of the great turnpike road through Cornwall in 1839, Camborne’s isolation ended. The old approach lane, Baker’s Lane, was extended and later became Trelowarren Street which today is Camborne’s main shopping road.
During the first half of the 19th century Camborne prospered and became one of the most industrialised towns in the world. This was due to the incredible concentration of tin mines that were in and all around the town. Pigot’s Directory for Camborne, 1830 says, ‘From being a very insignificant place this town is fast riding into opulence and consequently importance from the valuable mines of tin and copper surrounding it’. Camborne reached the peak of its prosperity in the mid nineteenth century. In 1841 the population numbered 10,061 and by 1871 this had risen to 14,929, the highest ever figure. But most mining families were desperately poor and conditions in the mines were dreadful. Accidents were frequent, and there were many deaths. Women worked on the surface handling the ore as bal maidens and children started work as young as eight. The average life-span of the underground miners was under forty years. Riots against wage-cuts, working conditions and redundancies were common, drunkenness, brawling and vice endemic. In this atmosphere, similar to that of the Klondyke frontier towns, the mining communities were a fertile recruiting ground for early Methodists and Chartist groups. On one occasion rioting in Camborne became so bad that the police could not cope and the militia was sent for. They were quickly nicknamed the Red Jackets and those times are remembered still in the name of the pub in Trevenson Street.
We will collect the scrap car from Camborne or the surrounding area and dispose of it through our nationwide network of 23 fully licensed Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) Sites who will scrap your car in line with End of Life (ELV) Legislation, and provide you with a Certificate of Destruction which we file online with the DVLA. So you can rest assured your car has been scrapped legally.
For a hassle free fast way to scrap your car in Camborne please complete the fields in the form to the right and we will provide an instant online scrap car price with the choice to accept and arrange scrapping or decline our scrap car offer.
Should you have any queries, then please contact a member of our team on Freephone: 0800 111 4995 or 01226 770306 to discuss your scrap car collection and what cash payment you will receive, or alternatively contact us and let us know your scrap a car for cash query.
Raw2K ATF sites utilise the advised environmental disposal methods/process as per ELV/ATF Guidelines and legislation.
Raw2Ks operations are focused upon lowering our waste and increasing recycling, therefore providing us with a controlled and reduced sustainability impact wherever possible. A scrap car is much greener than an abandoned car and the owner is paid cash for scrapping their car.
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