Secure document and paper shredding for homes and businesses

Secure Office & Home Shredding

0116 201 9561

East Midlands & Derbyshire

0121 221 2195

West Midlands

01785 318 883


0161 246 2490

North West

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What can I shred?

The quick answer is any paper you'd like!

    You don't need to remove the following from your shredding:
  • Staples
  • Binder clips, paper clips
  • Plastic sleeves and wallets
  • Lever arch files

What documents should I shred?

Many people are unsure about what documents should be shred, below are lists of documents commonly shred - and some that are often overlooked

For both individuals and businesses, make sure to retain any records for as long as you are required to/need to keep them, and always keep them locked away in a safe place

Are you unsure if an item can be shred? Help is here - what you can't shred

Just some of the items a business should be shredding

  • Printed emails
  • CVs
  • HR records
  • Management audits and records
  • Accounts & management accounts
  • Outdated invoices, customer records
  • Anything printed that no longer needs to be kept, such as an email from a customer or supplier
  • Anything that can identify an individual that does not need to be retained (in order to maintain GDPR compliance)

Just some of the items private individuals should be shredding

  • Outdated utility bills and account information
  • Bank account, credit accounts, car finance, loan, and mortgage documents and summaries
  • Medical records, including correspondence, appointment information and prescription information (including labels)
  • Veterinary bills and information
  • Childrens school reports and correspondence you no longer wish to keep
  • Credit offers, both personalised and generic
  • Outdated tax information and correspondence
  • Outdated insurance information
  • Post for previous residents of your home (it's always best to mark them return to sender and pop them in the post box when possible)

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Book your shredding now

You can easily book your shredding for collection or drop off at one of our convenient shredding centres. Please contact your local centre to book your shredding

How may we help with your paper shredding needs?

Our frequently asked questions about shredding cover many of the commonly asked questions about shredding. Or, if you prefer, you can ring our offices or contact us - we're glad to help!

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Secure document shredding Greater Manchester
Bradshaw Shredding
Suite 200, Marshall Stevens Way
Stretford, Manchester M17 1PP
0161 246 2490

Secure document shredding West Midlands
Bradshaw Shredding
Unit 16, Forge Trading Estate
Halesowen, B62 8TP
0121 221 2195

Secure document shredding Staffordshire
Bradshaw Shredding
Drummond Road,
Astonfields Industrial Estate
Stafford, ST16 3HJ

01785 318883

Secure document shredding East Midlands
Bradshaw Shredding
6 Vitruvius Way
Unit 2C
Leicester, LE19 1WA

0116 201 9561

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