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Domestic Shredding Frequently Asked Questions

Below are questions we are commonly asked about bringing your confidential paperwork to us for shredding.


Q. I have a shredder at home. Why should I use a professional shredding company?

Our industrial shredders are much faster than personal shredding machines. You will also avoid noise, dust and disposal requirements when using Paper Shredding Services.

We can also shred materials that personal shredders can’t such as hard drives, CDs/DVDs, memory sticks, mobile phones, SIM cards and credit/debit cards.

Q. When is Paper Shredding Services open?

Monday to Friday from 7am to 4pm (3pm on Fridays)

Q. Where is Paper Shredding Services?

Visit our Contact page for Paper Shredding Services location (address and map).

Q. Can I easily get parked?

Yes. There is ample customer parking outside the depot.

Q. Do I need an appointment?

No. Simply pop in to our reception and a member of staff will assist you.

Q. Will my paperwork be shredded while I wait?


Q. Can I use my own bags and boxes?


Q. How much can I put in them?

Please fill them to a level where you and our staff are able to comfortably lift them.

Q. Can you dispose of the bags or boxes for me too?


Q. Do I need to remove ring binders, clips, poly pockets, etc?


Q. Can I see my paperwork being shredded?


Q. Does my shredded paperwork get recycled?


Q. How much does it cost?

£30 for up to ten bags or boxes. Bags or boxes above ten cost £3 each. Prices exclude VAT.

Q. How can I pay?

We accept MasterCard or Visa payments. We do not accept cash.

Q. Do I get a receipt?


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