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Foolscap & A4 Suspension Files for your Filing Cabinet

At Paperstone we have a complete selection of all types, sizes and brands of suspension files and suspension filing solutions. From economy manilla 5 Star, through to premium range Rexel and Leitz suspension filing. We offer the complete solution for your office's filing cabinets.

What are Suspension files?

Suspension files are an integral part of any office storage solution, they enable large amounts of paper to be filed away into folders in filing cabinets; and create an easy and efficient system for looking up paperwork. The two main suspension file sizes are foolscap and A4: foolscap suspension files are slightly larger than A4 suspension files.

Suspension File Sizes - Foolscap vs. A4

Suspension files rest on parallel runners (or rails). The distance between these runners determines whether you need A4 suspension files or Foolscap suspension files:


A4 suspension files sit on runners that are approximately 345mm apart. The overall width of the file is approximately 345mm with the folder being approximately 300mm.

Foolscap suspension files sit on runners that are approximately 400mm apart. The overall width of the file is approximately 400mm with the folder being approximately 360mm.

Why buy suspension files from Paperstone?

  • Suspension files from Paperstone are fully guaranteed
  • Suspension files are available in sizes A4 and foolscap
  • We sell suspension files from 8 leading manufacturers - 5 Star, Elba, Leitz, Bantex, Esselte, Pierre Henry, Snopake and Rexel
  • Both foolscap and A4 sizes are available for next day delivery
  • Available in pack sizes from 10 up to 50

At Paperstone, we sell over 90 different suspension files and can accommodate any that you may need. Please call a member of our team on 0345 567 4000 if you require help.

If you’re shopping on behalf of your company, save yourself the hassle of browsing and come to us direct. The Paperstone Price Promise means that if see an item that is in stock and at a cheaper price elsewhere in the UK, call us and we’ll match it!

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