About Restore Datashred, a leading UK shredding company

About Datashred

A secure paper shredding company

Since 2004, Restore Datashred has grown rapidly and is now proud to offer a national paper, media and hard drive destruction service to our customers via 14 secure locations across the UK. We are able to offer a national service to larger companies as well as a personalised local service for smaller companies.

Many clients prefer one paper company to handle all of their confidential paper shredding services. That’s why we provide a complete package and a dedicated Account Manager to save you time, money and administrative resources.

Our paper, media and document shredding is available to everyone – whether you work from home or you’re a national multi-site organisation. We believe that security begins on your premises and that the containment of confidential waste is vital. For this reason, we offer a range of products for your individual needs that take the stress out of complying with the Data Protection Act.

Our Service

Our secure data shredding and destruction service helps businesses and organisations to ensure Data Protection Act compliance and protect their confidential documents and media.

We tailor our service to our customers requirements, whether they require a weekly confidential waste collection service from multiple offices, or a one off shredding service to clear out old documents. Our service is underpinned by our environmental, security and industry accreditations.

Our Team

Our staff are the lifeblood of the company. From our drivers on the frontline to operations staff at our destruction centres who shred, bale and recycle your confidential waste.

Led by Anthony Pearlgood, a longstanding shredding industry expert and entrepreneur, we encourage every one of our team to be the best they can be in their role, which means you benefit from great service and a supplier you can trust to get the job done, helping you stay compliant.

The only shredding provider with the ServiceMark Accreditation

Our enthusiastic and helpful team receive regular training in customer care as well as operational and security procedures. So, we can act swiftly to resolve any issues or help you with new or unusual requirements. We are also proud to be the only shredding provider with the ServiceMark accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service, this is a testament to our commitment in this area.

A service based on best practice

Service is the backbone to our success. It starts the moment you contact us, to collection and Certification. But it doesnt end there. Our approach is to help you find better ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs and enhance environmental performance.Our Quality Management System is regularly inspected by the British Standards Institute as well as other industry accreditation bodies.

We carry out a 'needs analysis' before recommending and implementing a new service. We work with you to train your staff in order to make your office recycling system successful. We provide you with a full audit trail and management reporting so you can monitor your recycling performance, and subsequently make improvements.All our staff are security vetted to BS7858 standard giving customers peace of mind that their confidential information is in safe hands.

Ensuring legal compliance

We advise and help you ensure your compliance with the Data Protection Act, the Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, the Landfill Directive and Hazardous Waste Regulations.


We are able to offer comprehensive reporting to our clients that includes audit trail reporting, full management reporting, and certificates of Recycling and Destruction. We are committed to supporting your Corporate Social Responsibility policy and environmental commitment.

New Technology

Our investment in new technology is essential to providing a competitive service. We use specialist vehicles and containers to ensure that the service we provide is most appropriate for your needs, and most cost effective.

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