Document scanning Manchester

We offer document scanning and digitisation services to companies and individuals across Manchester and the whole of the UK. Our personalised service caters to any type of document, from small, simple tasks to large-scale bulk document scanning projects. We can collect from any office, business or household in the North and return your documents in a range of electronic formats.

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Any Documents

Our scanning facility in Manchester can scan documents of any size – from a single page, to items that require a little heavy lifting. If you’ve got it, we can digitise it. Visit our document scanning and digitisation page to find out more.

Any Format

Looking to scan and convert your documents into PDF, TIFF, JPEG, or DICOM formats, or even something a little more niche? No problem! Our team specialises in exactly that. Just let us know you’re requirements and we’ll get to work creating exactly what you need.

Document scanning services with fast turnaround

Fast Turnaround

Working to a tight deadline? Our turnaround times are second-to-none; we can scan and convert millions of documents at a rapid pace. We stay flexible so you can concentrate on the important stuff, safe in the knowledge that your timescales will be met.

Cost effective scanning services

Cost Effectiveness

Scanning services and document storage in Manchester City Centre shouldn’t break the bank – which is why we keep our costing bespoke and tailored to your specific budget. All you need to do is let us know what you need and we can work together to find the right price point for you.

Complete Service

The Pearl Scan service isn’t limited to document scanning and online storage – we’re with you every step of the way, from collecting your documents, to delivering a digitised finished product in the format of your choice. We’ll even return any originals or shred them securely if you no longer need them.

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100% Editable

In addition to digitising your documents, Pearl Scan can also use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to make them searchable in PDF format, as well as fully editable Word, Excel, or any other text-based formats such as XML or CSV. Say goodbye to proofreading and hello to some much-needed time saving.

We’ve worked with Manchester organisations like…

Manchester City Council
Russells Construction
The University of Manchester
University of Salford
Glendale Foods
Document Scanning Process

The document scanning process

What we do with your documents
  • Collection

    We provide a secure collection of your documents from anywhere in the UK within 24 hours or as convenient for you as well as we can supply storage boxes and assistance with removing and boxing up your files.

  • Conversion

    We scan and convert all types and sizes of documents to a digital format of your choice such as PDF, PDF Searchable, TIFF, JPEG, Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Delivery

    We deliver your digital data on a secure storage medium of your choice such as CD, DVD, USB, secure FTP or fully managed Pearl Cloud document management system.

The Process in Depth

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We can also scan at your premises CALL US ON 0161 832 7991 OR REQUEST A QUOTE FOR MORE DETAILS


High Quality Scanning

At Pearl Scan, we always take great care when digitising any documents. By using state-of-the-art scanning equipment, all of the digitised images will be provided at the highest quality. Our team checks the documents to ensure our clients receive the best quality.

Security and Confidentiality

Your documents will be scanned in a facility that is built having security and confidentiality in mind. Our bureau is equipped with CCTV security and Red-Care systems and all our staff members are CRB/DBS checked. Additionally, we are accredited to major industry’s accreditations, such as ISO 27001, ISO 9001, Cyber Security Essentials and PCI certification.

Document Management

We also provide tailored document management solutions. If you are looking to create digital archive and adopt digital document management for your organisation, we can individually tailor the right solution based on your needs. Additionally, we offer our in-house built document management system – Halogen and cloud based document storage platform –  Pearl Cloud.

On-demand Scanning

If you have high volumes of files and want to scan and convert the documents gradually, on-demand scanning may be the best option for you. We will collect and store your files and digitise them upon request, which will provide your company with huge costs savings, as we will eliminate the need of costly physical storage facilities.

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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.

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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.