Secure Shredding

Document shredding is an integral part of our scanning services, once scanned we can securely shred the documents and microfilm based media to the latest BS EN 15713 standards and provide certification.

Secure Shredding

Confidential shredding services Accredited to the British security industry and recycling associations

Whether you require a shredding as part of our scanning services or a standalone call out for one off shredding of your old files, we can provide the most cost effective service of collection and confidential shredding to meet your needs.

Our shredding and recycling services are accredited to the following standards;

  • ISO 9001 (Quality management systems)
  • ISO 27001 (Information security)
  • ISO 14001 (Environmental management system)
  • ISO 15713 (Shredding of confidential information)

Environmentally friendly shredding

We love our planet and take great care in the shredding, recycling and disposal of waste. All our services are carried out in accordance with our fully accredited BS EN ISO 14001 standards. All paper based material is recycled into consumable tissue paper and cardboard.

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Scan to shred

The majority of our clients would like to have their documents scanned to save office space and expensive cost of ongoing physical storage of files. Therefore upon completion of the scanning process, we can securely shred all documents to the BS EN 15713 standards and provide certification.

Standalone shredding

If you are going through an office clear out or office move and looking to have any unwanted files collected and shredded, we can arrange the most cost effective and flexible option to fulfil your requirements.


Regular shredding

For clients who would like to have shredding consoles, bags or boxes collected on a regular monthly or quarterly basis can benefit from our pre-scheduled collection and regular shredding and recycling services.

Mobile shredding

For clients who wish to have an additional security and peace of mind shredding of their confidential and sensitive documents we provide mobile shredding service for one off or regular shredding requirements.

Peace of mind document shredding and recycling services CALL US ON 0161 832 7991 OR FILL IN A QUICK QUOTE FORM AS BELOW

Trusted and reliable

We have been providing our integrated shredding services for the last 16 years to organisations throughout the country and always strived to provide the most reliable & cost effective method. We typically shred the following types of documents and material;

  • Accounts payable documents
  • Legal files
  • Medical records
  • Client files
  • General correspondence files
  • Development and construction related project files
  • Technical drawings and plans
  • Cardboard and lever arch files
  • Microfilm, microfiche and aperture cards
  • X-rays


Secure Shredding
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Fast turnaround

Depending on your location, documents can be collected and shredded within 24 hours.

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Data protection

All our staff members are fully vetted to DBS, have signed a secrecy act and follow GDPR standards.



All paper and plastic based material is recycled adhering to The Recycling Association standards.

Why Choose Pearl Scan?

In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.

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Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.

We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.

The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.

Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.