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In our early days, we provided specialist microfilm services to local government, construction and aerospace companies from our premises in Gatwick, West Sussex. We were early UK adopters of digital scanning technology and have been providing scanning services for over 25 years. During that time, we have added document storage services, online document hosting and in more recent times, business process automation.

1974

Our Reprographic Centre opened in a purpose built 20,000 ft² premises in Crawley, West Sussex. The business provides a range of Copying, Printing, Microfilm and Drawing Office Supply services.


Richard Entecott (Managing Director) joins the business as Sales Director.

1981

1989

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) service launched using Abbyy software.


National supplier of microfilm services to MOD contractors.

1990

1996

Reprographic Centre Ltd rebranded as Document Options Ltd to reflect the move toward document management and scanning.


Wide format digital scanning service launched.

1997

2001

Supply of document scanning systems and software launched with the first installation of 36 scanners at Eurobell.


Christal V.S. Ltd acquired – Ashford. Kent.

2002

2003

MA Associates acquired – Arundel.


IBML High Volume Scanners first installed.

2003

2004

Supply of document retrieval software systems with first installations at Inland Revenue, One Family and Gatwick Airport.


A0 flatbed scanning service launched.

2004

2005

X-ray scanning service launched.


Kodak high-quality mid-range scanners installed.

2005

2005

Secure document storage service launched.


Invoice processing services launched.

2006

2007

TMC acquired – Croydon.


Digital mail room service launched.

2007

2009

Fotofax acquired – Brighton, East Sussex.


A second secure warehouse was acquired due to increased demand for document storage.

2013

2015

Hughes and Armson acquired – Chichester, West Sussex.


Budgeprint acquired – Hove, East Sussex.

2017

2018

Intelligent Business Process Management service officially launched.

Document Options have listened and worked with us to deliver a bespoke professional service which has far exceeded our expectations & changed the way we communicate internally.

Close Invoice Finance – Jacqui Brown – COO

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