Large Format Document Scanning

Pearl Scan offers scanning services for large and wide format documents, such as electrical circuit drawings, engineering drawingsmechanical & machine parts drawings, architectural plans, metro and railway plans, ordnance survey maps, paintings, large posters and artwork to any digital format.


After the scope of work and individual requirements are established, we can securely collect the large format drawings from anywhere within UK and Europe.


We can scan A2, A1, A0 and custom sized large format drawings in black & white, greyscale or in colour, while ensuring optimum image quality.

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After scanning, the drawings can be indexed by any required criteria, such as drawing title, drawing number, issue number, sheet number and part number.


The high quality digital images of large format drawings can be provided via medium of client’s choice, such as CD, USB or a secure downloadable link.


Our flexible infrastructure allows us to fulfil any large format scanning requirements – we can convert any volume of documents, to any required formats, such as PDF, TIFF, Jpeg or CAD.

Highest Quality

We use state-of-the-art scanning equipment to scan the oversized documents and once scanned, the documents pass a rigorous quality checks – this guarantees digital images of optimum quality.

Cost Effective

Every client has different needs, expectations and budgetary requirements – our pricing is designed around these individual needs, that’s why we are able to offer the most cost-effective and flexible scanning solutions.

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Additional Optional Services

CAD Conversion Services

CAD Conversion

Any large drawings, which require regular updating can be scanned and converted to the popular PDF format or CAD fully editable digital files – DWG or DXF.

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Copy and Print

We can copy and print large format drawings, plans, artwork, ordnance surveys, maps etc. in colour or in black & white, providing several versions of the same drawing.


To ensure that all information is captured during the large format document digitisation process, we can repair any damaged, old or poor quality drawings.

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Document Management

We offer our own document management applications – Halogen (locally based) and Pearl Cloud (cloud based), which are intuitive to use and easy to deploy.

Aperture card scanning

Aperture Card Scanning

We can scan large format drawings and plans stored in aperture cards and convert those to any required digital formats, such as PDF, TIFF, Jpeg and CAD.

Secure Shredding

After the digitisation process and upon our client’s approval, we can securely shred the original large format drawings, adhering to BS EN ISO 14001 standards.

Reasons To Digitise Large Format Documents

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Saving Space

Digital library of large format drawings and plans allows to free up valuable space, thus significantly reducing storage cost and increasing efficiencies.

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Instant Access

Scanned large format drawings can be accessed and retrieved instantly, which massively improves workflow and increases sharing capabilities.

Disaster Recovery

Having digital copies of the large format drawings and plans ensures that there will always be a secure backup of your documents, providing peace of mind.

Improved Security

It is much easier to control and monitor who has access to the documents when they are digitised, which provides an additional layer of security.

Nationwide large format drawing scanning service CALL US ON 0161 832 7991 OR FILL IN A QUICK QUOTE FORM AS BELOW

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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.

    ISO 9001 Registered         ISO 14001 Registered         ISO 27001 Registered         Investors In People         PCI Compliant         Member of IRM     

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.