Large Format Scanning A3  A2  A1  A0 | Oxford UK

motion & cine film | audio | video | optical |  photographic film | books | documents  

We offer large format scanning services as part of our document scanning solutions.  Using industry standard large format scanners, our professional team can digitised your oversized documents into high quality digital files, perfect for online storage and retrieval.  Supporting engineering and architect drawings, maps, ship plans, oversized artwork, photographs and posters.

Wide Format and Large Scanning Solutions in Oxford UK

Large Format Scanning  of Documents and Other Media upto A0

Our services are able to detect and digitise the most faint marks, capturing all detail to The National Archives Standards in digital outputs TIFF, JPEG, PDF upto 1200dpi in full colour managed outputs.

  • All document types and sizes digitised up to A0+
  • Fully indexed and OCR (optical character recognition) conversion
  • Digital file output options: TIFF, JPEG and PDF
  • High-volume or low-volume digitisation
  • Manuscripts | Parchment | Linen
  • Maps | Manuscripts | Shipping Plans  
  • Newspaper and Ovesized Book Scanning
  • Architectural Drawings | Construction Plans 
  • Blueprints | Utility Plans | CAD Drawings
  • Artwork | Posters | Large Photographs

What is large format scanning?  Any document that is A3, A2, A1, and A0 in size which requires digitisation. 

  What type of documents can be scanned? Large maps, engineering plans, documents, transparencies and drawings. 

Can you digitise heritage large format documents?   Our services support heritage clients with  vellum, parchment, linen, rare materials and other media. 

  What output resolution and bits can you digitise to?  From 200dpi upto 1200dpi in full colour managed 24-bit, greyscale and 8-bit black and white outputs in either PDF, PDF/OCR, PDF/A, TIFF, JPEG formats. 

Can you offer OCR (optical character resolution)?   All documents can be OCR'd if the text is legible. This ensures the documents are  easily accessible to ensure efficient retrieval of information.

How are documents indexed?  All documents are indexed to your exact specifications, typically with r eference number, title, description, sheet number, issue or revision number.

Documents in Storage for Scanning Oxford UK

QUALITY ASSURANCE    Following the National Archive Standards, preparation include the removal of all staples and fasteners, embossing of raised seals, repair of torn or deteriorated edges, examination of back sides for additional information, identification of delicate and older documents, identification of color or grayscale needs. 

Scanning Equipment 

We have an impressive range of digitisation equipment to support all document projects and archives

Engineer Plan Scanning Services in Oxfordshire UK


  • A2+
  • Architectural
  • Construction
  • Engineer 

Large Map Scanning in Oxfordshire UK


  • Maps/Newspapers
  • Papers/Deeds
  • Parchment
  • Manuscripts

Photograph Album Scanning Services in Oxfordshire UK


  • Watercolours 
  • Canvas
  • Oil/Pastels
  • Materials

Document Scanning in Oxfordshire UK


  • A2 Scanning
  • A1 Scanning
  • Transparencies
  • Books

Digitising Document and Books

Digitising Documents

Working with clients all over the UK, we are regularly asked how we digitise all the projects that are prepared in our offices.  

Please follow the link to our blog, that is regularly updated with the interesting projects we are working on.

Photographic Film Digitisation Services in Oxford UK

Digitising Photo Film

Our Bookeye A1 Book Scanner offers high resolution planetary scanning for Formats up to DIN A1.   

Combined with a motorised book cradle, integrated glass plate and LED illumination; the Bookeye scanner is ideal for capturing bound documents: books, valuable scripts, folders, drawings, plans and much more.

Broadcast Audio-Video Tape Digitisation in Oxford UK

Digitising AV Orders 

Our book scanning department holds 5 large scanners, perfect for digitising all manner of books, from corporate to fragile delicate books that require an extremely careful approach.     

Our wide format scanners offer a flexible book cradle for digitisation projects. And with a 600dpi  optical resolution these are ideal for Archival TIFF outputs or high quality PDF digital files.

Cherwell Business Awards Winner 2022

Cherwell Business Awards

In September 2022 we won The Cherwell Business Awards category.  The entries were extremely high and we were absolutely thrilled to be recognised as a leading company worthy of this award. 

This award recognises businesses in Cherwell, Oxfordshire, so the recognition highlights our professionalism to our clients in this sector. 

Our offices are open Monday to Thursday 8am-4pm Friday 8am - 3pm

Our offices and large customer parking are located at the back of our premise, 29b Rear Part Banbury Road, Kidlington OX5 1AQ, behind the large green building attached, opposite Benmead Road.

Contact Us 01865 457000 or email