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We help your business succeed on the web

We are a Brighton & Hove web design agency with 15+ years experience in creating innovative, user friendly, and successful websites. We focus on long term relationships with clients, and we're keen on real communication over complicated technical jargon.

Please get in touch to discuss your web design requirements and find out how we can help you save time and money.

Experience and knowledge

John Dillon, eCommerce web developer in Brighton & Hove

We are a collective of creative and technical non-geeks (well mostly), spearheaded by me John Dillon, with over 15 years experience in web design.
We focus on understanding what your business does, and what it needs to succeed online. We build you the right products to achieve these goals, and back this up with tools and processes to help you understand how your website is performing and why. Read more

Who is AccuWeb in Brighton & Hove, eCommerce website, mobile & tablet developers

Personal and responsive ongoing support

Working closely with our clients on an ongoing basis has been a key factor in both theirs and our success.

Providing a highly personal and responsive service, over the long term, is something we place real value on. We feel this is a very different approach to most other web design agencies.

Always there to support out clients

Responsive web design, modern platforms

A web design must work equally well on all devices (mobiles, tablets, laptops etc...). We use the latest techniques such as responsive web design to ensure this is the case. We develop sites in many of the most popular content management systems such as NopCommerce, Sitefinity, Umbraco, and WordPress.

Creating websites using the latest web technologies available
Apps we created using HTML5, CSS3 and other technologies

About Us

Long term relationships over many years, not just one project.

We’ve been creating user friendly, search engine optimised websites since 1999. We continue to work with many clients from these early days today, having helped grow their businesses over many years. We are proud to have taken websites like from a simple idea, to a market leading website which now attracts over 4.5 million visitors per year.

Who and where?

We work from The Skiff in central Brighton, and the team consists of permanent members together with trusted freelancers we involve based on the needs of a project.

John Dillon John Dillon Strategist, UX, Project Manager, Developer John's been building websites since the 1990's, and despite this has lost none of the passion; he's always learning something new. One thing he has lost in this time mind you is his hair.
James Beer James Beer Lead Designer, UX, Project Manager James is a designer of many things from infographics to complex user interfaces. He’s also a big wave surfer... luckily for us this is only in his imagination.
Anna C Watson Anna C Watson Designer Anna's worked with us for over 10 years, she's got a degree in fine art, and her passion is for ethical and eco-friendly design. Clients always love Anna's work and her approach.
Christos Panayiotou Christos Panayiotou SEO, PPC, Social Media Christos' key skill is in not resting until he has achieved his goals (sometimes to the point of obsession). This is good when it comes to SEO and PPC as it means results.

Which technologies do we use?

Our core background is in bespoke website development using ASP.NET and SQL Server database technologoes; and are good examples of such sites. Building bespoke systems modelled exactly around a clients business objects has been an approach which has brought us and our clients much success over the years.

In the last few years however, in response to client needs as well as the vast improvement in open source web development platforms, we now routinely develop websites using off the shelf web platforms such as Umbraco, NopCommerce, WordPress or Magento. These days whether a system is ASP.NET or PHP is irrelevant, we have the technical expertise to develop in both. This flexibility allows us to be much more agile, and select exactly the right tool for a given project, rather than being tied to a particular solution and having to make it fit.

Tony Kempster - Director, Butterflies and Dragons

John and the team have created us a beautiful website, that really works, meeting the brief exactly. They hand held us through the process from start to finish; overall a very impressive service.Tony Kempster, Director, Butterflies and Dragons

Arun Sudhaman

Working with AccuWeb has been a joy compared to previous experiences. Ongoing support is friendly and fast. I cant recommend them highly enough.Arun Sudhaman, Partner & Managing Editor, Holmes Report

Jonathan Copeland

Thanks to their creativity and willingness to think through our business requirements, our site is not just a standard out of the box compromise, but is entirely to our own specification. And it really works for us!Jonathan Copeland, Director Mulberrybush Ltd

John Galvin

EAC have have consistently been impressed with AccuWeb's professional attitude and level of expertise. They have taken our flagship offering from a fledgling site, to a market leader which attracts 4.5 million users per year.John Galvin, Director, Elderly Accommodation Counsel

Candy Yeldham

I needed a website to be visually right for the industry that I work in and I couldnt have been happier (I've also had lots of compliments from clients). AccuWeb are extremely responsive and helpful and I would highly recommend their services.Candy Yeldham

Patrick Anigbo

AccuWeb have a unique and personal approach to developing high quality websites. Their level of professional knowledge is outstanding.Patrick Anigbo, Diro systems

What makes us stand out from the crowd?

  1. We focus on understanding your business; what it does, the people who make it, and what it needs to succeed online. Only by understanding this can we build the right products for you. Read more about our web design process.
  2. We provide a very personal and responsive ongoing support service. Experience has shown us that a close ongoing relationship with a client is as important as the initial project, and that this leads to more successful products. Read more about our ongoing support service.
  3. Value for money. Our long term approach and flexible structure means clients report big savings and increased levels of efficiency compared to previous developers.
Reasons to get in touch with AccuWeb

A personal and long term approach.

Big agencies tend to deal in projects, and once a project is finished the client is "out of sight out of mind". Our approach is different, we value long term relationships and as a result most of our clients have been with us for many years.

Moreover you will always deal with the same person, me, both throughout the initial project and then on an ongoing basis. This creates consistency, and consistency leads to successful long term solutions.


A more cost effective solution.

Our rates tend to be at least 25% cheaper than larger agencies. We achieve this by utilising partnerships with other companies and freelancers.

Our long term approach also pays dividends as there is no expensive and time consuming switching between different providers and technologies over the years.

Consistency is cost effective and many of our clients have reported saving 40-50% compared to previous companies.


Transparent and reactive ongoing support.

Many clients come to us unhappy with their ongoing support (expensive, slow, impersonal). As a result our support is simple and flexible; its pay as you go based on a set rate. Clients never pay for any more or less support than they need.

Being fast and responsive is also key to our service. Requests are usually answered within minutes, and we aim to implement things the same day.


A more flexible and diverse service.

Requirements and budgets for projects vary greatly. We carefully match the most suitable resources to the individual project, and help our clients prioritise requirements based on their budget. This ranges from picking the most suitable designer, to selecting the best people to take control of search engine optimisation.

Proscribing a single solution for all clients doesn’t work, so we fit the most suitable resources around the project requirements and budget, not the other way round.

Some Of Our Work

Some great companies we have the pleasure of working with.

Butterflies and Dragons - Wooden and tradition toys for children

Butterflies & Dragons

A mobile optimised eCommerce site using NopCommerce, a popular open source platform.

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A travel adventure company operating in forbidden regions. Dare you to book a trip!

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Mulberrybush - Traditional and innovative toys & games


A NopCommerce based eCommerce website selling traditional and innovative toys & games.

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A bespoke brochureware site for a large investment bank in London.

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Our biggest database driven search engine optimised website. 60,000+ pages, 4.5M users per year.

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Holmes Creative

A site showcasing creativity, campaigns and content from the public relations industry.

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An eCommerce event managment site for the Global Public Relations Summit hosted in Miami.

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A site for Origin Housing, a provider of affordable housing and care and support services in London.

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An innovative online tool to help older people make informed choices about whether to move home or not.

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FirstStop Advice

A DCLG funded national service providing advice and information for older people, their families and carers.

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Art Awards

An online art competition for artists who are between the ages of 60 and over 100.

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A site for one of the UKs leading makeup artists.

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