Large Format Scanning

Our large format scanning services help companies save space and storage costs. We scan artwork, engineering documents, blueprints and large format drawings up to 4A0 in size using state-of-the-art equipment, producing secure digital images in any format.

• Sizes A3 – 4A0
• Next day UK collection service
• ISO 27001 & 9001, PCI and Cyber Essentials accredited
• GDPR Compliant

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How it works

  1. Secure collection - We can collect from anywhere in the UK within 24 hours and can also provide archive boxes and help with on-site packing.
  2. Preparation and scanning - We remove staples, paperclips and hand feed each large format individually through our specialised scanning equipment.
  3. Processing and data capture - We can clean up your images and process to your requirements, before outputting to a digital format of your choice.
  4. Delivery - We return your data via a secure download or storage medium, or host it on Pearl Cloud, our fully managed cloud-based solution.
How large format scanning works
Nationwide document scanning services


Our large format scanning collection service covers the UK and Europe using our own unmarked fully tracked fleet of vehicles.

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Fast Turnaround

With the capacity to digitise around 10 million images per month, we can accommodate urgent and demanding large format scanning requirements.


We can fulfil any large format digitisation requirements – we provide services to any required volumes, complexity involved and to any location.

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The benefits of large format document scanning There are many ways that digitising your large format documents can help you or your business.

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Saving Space

Large format documents take up a lot of valuable office space. By using our scanning services, you can store them all on an easy to store USB drive or CD, download link or on the cloud, allowing you to say goodbye to storage costs and save money in the long run.

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Instant Access

Our personalised scanning service can index your files in any way you like – from title, to part number – letting you access the information you need at the click of a button. In turn, this lets you streamline your workflow and save precious time.

Disaster Recovery

With our large format scanning you can avoid the costly after-effects of natural disasters or accidents which could impact your information. All of your documents will be safely stored in digital form and copies will be readily available whenever you need them.

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Additional Services

CAD Conversion Services

CAD Conversion

Large format drawings which need to be updated regularly can be converted to PDF or CAD formats.

Drawings and plans scanning and conversion

Copy and Print

We can copy and print large format drawings, plans, artwork, surveys and maps in colour or black & white.


To make sure that no data is missed during conversion, we can repair and clean old or damaged drawings.

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Document Management

In order to help you manage your files, we offer our bespoke management software. Our local option, Halogen, and cloud-based Pearl Cloud are both intuitive and easy to deploy.

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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.

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Secure Shredding

With your approval, we can securely shred the original drawings according to ISO 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.