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The leading web design agency for results-driven businesses

Your website is one of your brand’s greatest assets. It’s the digital entry point into your business and a powerful revenue channel. You need to make sure it does you justice.

We’re the leading web design agency for planning, creating and supporting award-winning websites. With offices in Nottingham and London, we’re your strategic partner here to help you cement your brand’s presence online and drive tangible results for your business.  

With a strong focus on user-centred design, our websites put your users’ needs at the heart and technical excellence at the foundation. Always results-focused and aligned with your business objectives – each site we build is optimised for speed, stability and conversions.

Partnering with the right web design agency is fundamental for you to grow as a business. With over 20 years of experience and over 50 multidisciplinary experts at our core, we understand how to create a strategic roadmap for success, drawing on cross-department collaboration that far surpasses what an in-house or single service team can do. 

From high-impact B2B sites to seamless B2C e-commerce solutions, we build bespoke, responsive websites that deliver results. Check out our bank of proven results in a huge range of sectors and let’s take your website to the next level. 

Get in touch with a member of the team today. 

 

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Our web design services

As a specialist web design agency, we’re able to offer a number of different services. Depending on your requirements, we can include any of the following:

WordPress design

Experts in the world’s most popular CMS, we’ll give you the support you need to easily manage your own site.

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Web hosting and support

Keep your site bug-free and running smoothly with the help of our hosting and support team.

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Web development

We’ll build you a cutting-edge and technically sound site that is the foundation to grow your business

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A truly integrated approach

As a full-service web design agency, we leverage skills and capabilities from all departments, combining our expertise in a way that ensures we remain results-focused. All of our websites are created from the ground up, to deliver digital marketing success across the whole spectrum.

Our approach to web design

We specialise in websites that excel at SEO, so not only will your site function well and look great, but it’ll be built on foundations and best practices that will ensure its visibility in search engines. Working seamlessly with our in-house creative team, we put your brand identity front and centre, combining impactful visual design and cut-through messaging to create a site that leaves a lasting impression – all supported by intuitive user experience design that will convert your customers. Our technical experts and web development team then build your vision from the ground up, resulting in a high-speed, responsive, accessible website to be proud of. 

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WordPress experts

Without a doubt the best platform for growth, WordPress holds ten times the market share of the nearest competitor. As veritable WordPress experts, we design the most intelligent development solutions for the platform, strategically geared towards dramatically increasing lead generation. Best placed to problem-solve and help you manage your own site, we also have a dedicated support team on hand to help out if you ever get stuck. 

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An experience-led approach

Putting the user’s needs at the heart of design is essential when it comes to digital experience. We build every website with real people in mind, so we always start the design process by gaining a deep understanding of your target audience. Our UX designers then create purposeful solutions that not only clearly demonstrate your value proposition, but make it beautifully simple for your users to get where they need to go. 

The result? Not only a delighted customer that converts, but a page experience that could see you climb the rankings in the SERPs.

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Bespoke themes built with Gutenberg

All of our websites are built using WordPress’ most powerful addition: Gutenberg. An intuitive editing experience, Gutenberg enables our web development team to create custom blocks that are built just for your brand. It allows for complete flexibility and freedom in the design of your site, plus richer, faster management of your content – so even the least tech-savvy of users can create a content-rich experience with utter simplicity. 

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What our clients say about our web design services

Winning awards is always a good feeling – but it’s even better when you know it’s as a direct result of client feedback.

We’ve been named The Drum’s most recommended web design agency for two years in a row, an accolade that’s based entirely on client ratings and independent feedback.  

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Our recent web design projects

“Hallam took the time to learn and care about our business and most importantly what we wanted to achieve from a new, improved website.”

Susan Wheatcroft – Virtual Runner

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“It’s great to work with like-minded people who want to get things done. Our business has experienced phenomenal growth, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the website the team at Hallam built for us.”

Dean Kerry – Kerry’s Fresh

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“I must say it makes a refreshing change to work with such a forward-thinking web design agency that really understands our business and where we want to go.”

Paul Judge – Air IT

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“A very big thank you to you and your team for an exceptional product. Everyone here is thrilled with the results and we are so happy that we went the direction we did. Many thanks.”

Alex Balcombe – Harris Balcombe

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Recognised expertise in web design

Inherently passionate about design, our team are regular contributors in the creative community, often speaking at industry events, getting involved with local initiatives and contributing to industry-leading WordPress publications like Torque. As well as our own hosted events like the Nottingham Digital Summit, members of the team have also been invited to speak at Nottingham Trent University, holding guest lectures and seminars for Masters students.

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FAQs

  • Why should I work with Hallam web design agency?

    Websites that perform in search engines, have a seamless user experience and deliver results cannot be built in isolation. As a full-service digital agency we involve our team of experts every step of the way. Our SEO team conduct the research to provide the foundation for the website build. Our UX experts will conduct a UX workshop with your team to build on this data and better understand your customer. Once the site structure and user-experience is finalised, our industry-leading development team take over and build your website. Pre and post-launch checks will be carried out by our SEO team, not forgetting rigorous UAT testing and migration support on launch day. We take care of everything, making the website build experience an enjoyable, collaborative experience.

  • What platforms do you typically design websites for?

    While we have a range in house experts that can work with a variety of platforms, we do specialise in WordPress and the vast majority of new site builds are based on Gutenberg; the latest flexible drag and drop editing experience. More information about our Gutenberg approach

  • Do you design and build accessible websites?

    Our team of specialist designers and developers have a strong passion and understanding for building accessible websites. We strive for W3C Double A levels of accessibility as standard and single A as minimum. Accessibility is considered throughout all stages of the website lifecycle

  • How fast do your websites perform?

    All our websites; from the design phase through to build, are crafted with performance and page speed best practices in mind. Out of the box and excluding third party scripts for marketing or business intelligence purposes, new site builds usually achieve 90% scores on mobile and 98% scores on desktop as measured by Google PageSpeed Insights.

CMS training

Once the design and build is over, it’s not a case of leaving you to fend for yourself. We want you to become experts in managing your own site, so you feel confident and comfortable in the backend. That’s why we provide full training on how to use your new CMS. Taking place either at our offices in Nottingham and London or remotely, you’ll learn everything you need to be able to add new content or update existing pages, so your website can grow along with your business. 

We’re here to be your support network long after completion of your website – so that no matter what challenges you face, or if you’re ever stuck on how to do something, you’ve got someone to turn to. 

More than just a web design agency

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SEO

Solid technical SEO is the foundation of high-performing websites. We work closely with our SEO specialists to ensure your site meets all of the technical requirements of search engines, including everything from site speed to crawlability.

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Content

A great website is designed content-first – after all, it’s what your users are there to interact with. Our in-house copywriters work with our SEO experts to put engaging content at the heart of your site, designed to drive traffic, speak to your audience and persuade them to take action.

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CRO

Conversion rate is key for successful websites. We optimise your site for selling by combining UX best practices and smart data in a way that turns visitors into customers, to truly get the most out of your web traffic. 

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Digital PR

Upon launch of your website, our PR team can work to raise your brand awareness through press releases and link building campaigns, designed to give your online presence a boost and increase your visibility.

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