Our range of services are built with knowledge

Consult and Design's services are firmly rooted in an open approach to sharing knowledge and expertise, helping us build lasting and productive relationships with the people we work with. We believe that learning is integral to every one of our services and we will always explain why we do what we do.

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Strategic Consultancy

Consult and Design provide specialist communication consultancy services to ensure you get the best strategic advice.

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Custom Applications

From intranets to booking and event management, we create custom applications tailored exactly to your needs.

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Web Development

We develop amazing websites that you control with easy to use content and database management tools.

This is what our clients say about us

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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 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

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.

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

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

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

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 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

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

Other services we offer

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Using Drupal Commerce we create powerful custom online shopping experiences tailored to your needs that do just what you need them to.

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Learning and sharing knowledge is at the heart of everything we do - and that includes developing incredible e-Learning systems used by people from across Europe and the wider world.

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Our Drupal Training Day courses have helped organisations and companies like Northumbria University, North Tyneside Council, Accenture and University of Westminster.

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Experts in developing open source CRM solutions, we provide Drupal and CiviCRM integration to help you build stronger relationships with your customers and stakeholders.

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E-Mail Marketing

Creating a seamless experience across your digital marketing, we can help to build your e-mail marketing strategy using industry standard tools and professional templates for consistency with your website.

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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Making sure your website or application is optimised for search engines is in-built into all our solutions, but we can also help you in developing your content strategy, paid advertising and link building activities.

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Social Media

Make sure your Social Media strategy works with everything else in your digital world, we can help with the most basic or complex Social Media activity and ensure you are making the most of this cost-effective marketing technique.

Digital Insights

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Consult and Design are delighted to have been awarded Technology of the Year in the 2017 Sunderland...