The UK's Digital Imaging and Scanning Specialists

The Image Cloud

The Image Cloud is a UK based company specialising in digitisation and digital imaging. We offer cost effective services to businesses, organisations, individuals, artists, libraries and archives. We also offer advice on photographic scanning and family history through our blog. Our services include slide and film scanning, negative scanning, photo scanning, glass plate digitisation, historic document and heritage digitisation, artwork canvas and watercolour scanning, microfiche and microfilm scanning, high volume bulk document scanning and shredding services, family history and professional genealogical advice, physical and digital archive consultation, archive collection and library digitisation.


Our Mission

Is to make digitisation accessible to all archives, libraries, businesses, artists, photographers and individuals, by providing cost effective, high quality digitisation scanning services while also providing archive and digitisation advice.

Our digital imaging services are tailored to suit your needs. We understand that every sector has it's own specific requirements and reasons for digitising. Click on the links below to view our full range of services and prices. If you have any questions, you can contact us.  We are always happy to help.

The Image Cloud

Our Services



Archive & Heritage Collection Digitisation

From historical books and manuscripts to fine art, microform and glass plate negatives; our archival expertise and our professional experience within digital archives gives you peace of mind that your documents will be handled with extreme care and attention.


Business Document Scanning and Shredding

Our specialist equipment scans thousands of pages per hour; accounts, legal documents, medical records, HR records and everything else in between, creating searchable PDFs using OCR to save your company time and effort. We can also shred any documents you do not need adhering to DPA guidelines and your company's requirements.

Microfilm & Microfiche Digitisation

We offer cost effective, high quality 35mm & 16mm microfilm, microfiche and aperture card digitisation, bringing all of your microform documents into the 21st century and making them more accessible to your organisation.




Artwork Imaging

You don't have to compromise on cost or quality, We offer a high quality fine art scanning service, catered directly towards an artist's needs. This service also includes a 'print ready' file and digital copies of your artwork, which you can then use for reproduction, publication or digital portfolios.

Family History Research

Are you struggling to pinpoint that elusive ancestor? Maybe you want to learn whether there is a grain of truth in the stories that have been passed down through the generations of your family. Perhaps you wish to find out if your great grandfather served in the First World War or find your grandmother's marriage certificate.

We can help you uncover all these stories and much more. 

Photographic Scanning

From family photos, 35mm slides and negatives to larger format photography, we offer a high quality scanning and digitisation service for all of your memories. Ideal for anyone wanting to keep their family history safe and to be able to share it instantly with friends and family.



Our Founders



After spending many years in the aerospace and scientific industries, Alfie decided to merge his electronics background with his love for technology and started up a PC repair service, while this took off, he used his free time to gain more of an education, firstly in marine biology and eventually a degree in design and innovation. His passion lies in photography where, in 2014, he was nominated by the Association of Photographers for Photographer of the Year Award.

Follow Alfie on InstagramTwitter and his photography website.



After receiving her Masters Degree from UCL in Archives and Records Management, Natasha has worked as a Digital Archivist on many funded projects and has also worked in institutions such as, the London Metropolitan Archives, University of Surrey, Society of Genealogists, The International Records Management Trust and The Royal College of Psychiatrists to name a few. She is also a member of the Archives and Records Association and has previously been published in their ARC Magazine. Natasha also heads up our Family History Research Service.

Follow Natasha on Instagram.



Let's Chat.

Use the form below to contact us regarding your digitisation enquiry. Please be as detailed as possible. Include your name along with any specific digitisation requests. You may also email

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To help us best service your enquiry, we recommend that you include the type of media to be digitised, the quantity and condition of the media and any timeframes you may have for digitisation.