Document-shredding company celebrates exciting expansion

Shredall SDS Group, the largest independently owned confidential waste shredding, paper recycling, document storage and scanning company in the UK, has experienced major growth, more than doubling its turnover and staff within the last 10 years.

The family-run business was set up in Nottingham in 1997 by Lloyd Williams who runs it alongside his daughter Lucy and son Nik. Shredall SDS Group specialises in supplying document shredding, storage and scanning services for businesses across the UK.

Within the last 10 years, the business has seen its employee numbers increase drastically, now employing 80 members of staff across their offices nationwide. Shredall SDS Group now has depots and offices in Nottingham, London, Birmingham and Edinburgh with their most recent site opening in Glasgow in July last year.

The new site, located in Bellshill, is now fully operational following a £1.2m investment and supplies a new onsite shredding service with upgraded equipment.

As a result of this growth, the business has seen its turnover double from £2.8m to £5.9m since 2014.

Over the last 10 years, Shredall SDS Group has begun to offer new services to its customers such as hard drive destruction, document scanning and paper cup recycling.

Speaking of the success of the business, Financial Controller Amy Wright, said: “At Shredall SDS Group, we have experienced really exciting growth, especially with our new site at Bellshill which allows us to offer new and improved services to our customers,” “Our relationship with Skipton Business Finance has allowed our business to expand in various areas meaning we can supply a wider range of services to customers nationwide.” Ms Wright added.

Carys Brennan, Relationship Manager at Skipton Business Finance, said: “We have been working with Shredall SDS Group for 10 years now and it has been brilliant to see how the business has thrived within this time,” “Following the opening of their new site in Glasgow, it is a really exciting time for the business  and we are looking forward to working with the group as they continue to expand.”

Shredall SDS Group has had an Invoice Finance facility with Skipton Business Finance since 2010. Find out more information here about Shredall SDS Group.



Shredall SDS Group is the UK’s largest independently owned Confidential Waste Shredding, Paper Recycling, Document Storage and Data Scanning company in the UK with a strong reputation service for the recycling of paper for over 23 years. Headquartered in Nottingham, family run business - Shredall SDS Group currently service all of the UK and have collection partners globally. Shredall SDS Group pride themselves in supplying a convenient, dependable and cost-efficient shredding service for any company that requires confidential documents or data destroyed, converted to digital files, or stored.


Skipton Business Finance Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Skipton Group, is a Factoring and Invoice Discounting company. Established in 2001, Skipton Business Finance provides financial products ranging from Invoice Factoring, Invoice Discounting, and its award-winning My White Label solution. Skipton Business Finance is also an accredited lender of the Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme. It continues to be a UK-leading financier in the Invoice Finance market and is keen to maintain its position as a major, client-focused organisation in the UK.