Destruction of confidential documents

The measures taken for the destruction of confidential documents and how this varies between various government institutions.

Do you outsource the shredding of your confidential paper documents (Yes/No).


If Yes:

Are documents shredded onsite or offsite?

On site using a mobile shredder

The name of the contractor for your confidential shredding service and the amount charged by them annually.

M & J Bowers Ltd. The price is based upon volume produced and is anticipated to be approximately £30,000 for the contract period. Contracts are published on Devon County Council website

The number of bins/consoles placed on site for confidential waste and the frequency of collection.

Approximately 200 consoles with frequency varying based upon size of site and amount produced (from weekly to monthly collections).

The start date and length of contract

1st July 2019 – 30th June 2022

The name, telephone number and email address of the person responsible for this.

Due to changing contract managers, we give the contact email for our contracts as Telephone number is 01392 383000

Were these services in place prior to GPDR? (Yes/No)