A proven track record built with knowledge

We have 15 years experience of delivering high quality digital projects. From simple content management systems, to multi-language web applications with thousands of pages, to e-Commerce websites and so much more, Consult and Design has managed solutions across the public, private and non-profit sectors on time and on budget.

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Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018

Powered by Drupal 8, we provided the scalability required for more than a million expected visitors to this landmark event.

Nutrition Society

We worked with The Nutrition Society to a deliver a new website that placed greater focus on research for academics and students to mark their 75th anniversary.

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MAKE it Sunderland

We were challenged by Sunderland City Council to create a professional website to encourage inward investment in the city and highlight the business support available.

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Together for Children

By providing clear direction on what to do if you are in need of help, Together for Children’s website supports over 57,000 children and their families.

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Institute of Education Advisers

We developed an innovative system to manage accreditation and training programmes for the IoEA.

Hylton Castle
Hylton Castle

As part of a £4m restoration scheme, we developed tools for Hylton Castle to provide updates at each stage of the project for this 14th century Grade I listed landmark.

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Anna Lindh Foundation

Working with the Anna Lindh Foundation since 2006 we have developed a wide range of solutions for use by organisations across 42 countries and in multiple languages.

Living North
Living North

Working with our partners at Wonder Stuff Studio, we handled the technical side of creating a new mobile-friendly website for this regional magazine.

Travel Bureau

We've evolved the Travel Bureau web presence over 6 years to ensure their luxury travel brand has thrived online, with the recent addition of a custom gift list service.

Young Arab Voices
Young Arab Voices

Young Arab Voices is a British Council and Anna Lindh Foundation project that is developing skills and opportunities for youth-led debate across the Arab region.

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See it Do it Sunderland

We built a bespoke content management system and destination marketing tools to help Sunderland Council run a successful campaign to put the city on the map.

Syria Cultural Site
Med Culture

Med Culture provides an overview of the culture sectors in 7 South Mediterranean countries, promoting the sharing of resources across the borders.

Key Cities

The Key Cities Group comprising 26 of the UK’s cities needed a website to consolidate their work as part of the agenda for promoting economic growth nationwide.

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Experience it Here

Sunderland BID chose Consult and Design to redevelop their website to serve the businesses of Sunderland City Centre and increase footfall in the city.

Health Professionals

The EMIS National User Group needed a new e-learning and resource management system that ties in with their CiviCRM back-office.

This is what our clients say about us

Consult and Design provided training, expertise and project management skills to help develop our company website over 3 years. They made a significant difference in developing and improving the profile of our organisation.

Ray Baxter, Director - Turning Tides Ltd.

Consult and Design have proven themselves to be an excellent partner and critical friend at each phase of the web development with a close eye on costs but always delivering to deadlines.

Jeanne Lally, Director - Travel Bureau Gosforth

Consult and Design have been great to work with on our new website for the organic farm and box-scheme. Ongoing support is excellent too and we have no reservations in recommending them to anyone.

Phil Tyler, North East Organic Growers (NEOG)

Despite a very complex project with a number of different partners including schools, universities, arts organisations, young people and artists, all of the work was completed to a high standard.

Toby Lowe, Chief Executive - Helix Arts

Consult and Design have been instrumental in developing and supporting our online software system that has supported thousands of users from across the UK in networking activities and sharing professional best practice.

Jeremy Cripps, Chief Executive - Children North East

 They listened carefully to my description of what I thought I needed from a website and then provided me with just that and more.

Roger Olley MBE, Director - Including Men

The Consult and Design team quickly grasped what I had to do and came up with an easy to use, affordable solution. User feedback from my clients has been very positive.

John Rowland, Managing Director - Police Market Report

Consult and Design are excellent communicators and patient teachers. We worked together on our website via Skype and the training they gave was invaluable and saved our site from oblivion!

Heather Walley - Newbold House

Consult and Design provided us with an affordable solution to promote our IT services online. Completed with no fuss, we know C&D are always just a call or email away for support.

Tom Collinson, Director - Computense

The company demonstrated a good understanding of the public sector and of managing the requirements of a number of internal stakeholders whilst adhering to a tight deadline.

Keith Lazzari, Performance and Information Systems Manager - Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue

Consult and Design created our website at a price that no other design companies could come close to. The services didn’t stop there, they are always on hand to help with any questions you have.

Ben Warman, Creative Director - Smuggling Duds

They have a long experience in developing sites and applications in different languages and have shown understanding in the needs of sites for different cultures.

Zeinab Awad, Director of Programmes - Arab African Centre for Marketing & Consultancy

Working with Consult and Design for the past 3 years has been a pleasure as they have been with us every step of the way growing with our business and addressing our needs as they arise.

Umar Yusufu, Director - POD Homes

They used innovative open source software to deliver quality products in often very tight deadlines and did so at the highest quality. The staff were always highly pleasurable to work with.

Vito La Fata, Director - CESIE

Above all that, what impressed me most about Consult & Design was that they took the time to ask the right questions about us, learning about the business, our customers, and our goals.

Craig Scott, Director - Graduate Gap Year

Consult and Design International’s involvement made the project a success and we have found them to be reliable and conscientious people. We have no reservations in recommending them to any business or organisation.

Ian Winterbottom, Director - Our Agency

The website Consult and Design made for us attracted over 30,000 visitors per month from all over the world. We would definitely recommend Consult and Design to work on your project.

Dave Boyle, Director - Kelburn Productions

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