Photo, Slide & Negative Scanning Services

We offer a professional scanning service for all types of photos, 35mm slides, transparencies and negatives.

Scanning services of any photos, slides, negatives.

Types of Photos We Scan

  • 35mm slide to digital conversion
  • Negatives and¬†Transparencies
  • Glass plate negatives to digital
  • Printed photos (both loose and in albums)
  • APS Films
  • Audio and Video tapes
High quality scanning services in UK

Highest Quality

Our expert photo scanning team uses cutting edge equipment to produce the highest possible quality images. Often, when people try to scan their photos, the quality is much lower and the time is much greater compared to a photo scanning service.

Cost effective scanning services

Cost Effective

Our photo scanning services are aimed to provide cost-effective solutions to all our clients. Before scanning, we will collect the photos from anywhere in the UK and Europe and will return the originals once we’re done. We’ll deliver the digital images via a CD, USB or secure download link.

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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Careful Handling

Our photo scanning team takes every step to ensure your photos are not damaged. Apart from using specialist equipment, we also use chemical-free gloves. We have a dedicated room for photo conversion to prevent any damage by light, dust or foreign objects.


Our facility for processing photos, negatives and slides is equipped with 24/7 CCTV and Red-Care systems. This is to ensure complete security and confidentiality. As well as this, we are accredited to ISO 27001, ISO 9001, Cyber Security Essentials and PCI certification.

Photo Restoration Service

We use advanced image processing software to restore old photos. This process also involves removing any foreign objects, dust marks and curves. We also do colour correction and sharpness adjustments. We specialise in the restoration of torn, faded and stained photographs.

Photo Metadata Capture

We will index your photos by any criteria you choose. The image metadata can identify images and assets which helps when accessing your library.

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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.