Website Development

With over 10 years experience in building websites, we can help take your brief from concept to execution. Take a look below at all the features included in websites we build.

WordPress

We build primarily with WordPress, the most versatile CMS on the planet. From single-page to huge E-Commerce sites, WordPress can handle it.

Expert Hosting

A new website is just the beginning. Turbo charge your website with our hosting and support plans. Read more

Custom Design

There's nothing worse than having a website that looks like every other website. We build all our sites from scratch, with bespoke designs.

Speed

Slow websites are the Number 1 killer of conversions and user traffic. We make sure all our client websites load very quickly!

Integrations

We can work with 3rd party platforms (such as Stripe's payment gateway) to give your website the added functionality you need.

SEO Ready

When we build your website, we'll make sure it has the ability for you to add Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) to improve it's rankings.

Secure

Don't take chances with your user's privacy and data. We ensure all websites are secure and use the HTTPS protocol (that padlock in the address bar).

Responsive

The majority of web traffic today is on mobile, so we'll make sure your website looks as great on mobile as it does on desktop.

Hosting & Support

When you host your website with us, we look after your site through its lifetime with a support contract that suits you. Take a look below how we help our clients.

Backups

Daily backups to ensure that no matter what goes wrong, your data is protected and your site quickly re-deployed.

Updates

Websites require constant updates to stay secure. We take care of WordPress core and plugin updates on a weekly basis, with automatic security updates.

Uptime Monitor

We run automated monitoring services on your site to check for downtime. If it goes offline, we take action to restore it.

Telephone Support

Got a question? You can always reach us on the phone, and there are no stupid questions.

Our Clients

Take a look at some of our past and present clients below. We're proud to have worked with each of them.

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The Team

Vatu is a family business, in both senses of the word. Started by Darren in 2008, the business has since grown and become a family in its own right. Although we're a Limited Company, our main purpose isn't to chase profit. We're here to build amazing projects that benefit others, and wherever possible give back to our community.

Are you a web developer looking for a full-time job? Do you share our company values? If so, get in touch! We are always looking to grow our team.

Darren Pinder

Managing Director

Darren founded Vatu in 2008 and has been the driving force behind the day-to-day development work at the company.

Darren's background is technical in nature, with experience in website design and development, digital marketing, and exhibition marketing. He is a fan of reading, running, coffee, and is often found with his son toddling around the office.

Natalie Smith

Web Developer

Natalie is a dog-loving, coffee-drinking developer living in London. Having worked as a freelance designer and developer prior to joining the Vatu team, Natalie has plenty of experience building websites for small businesses across a variety of industries.

When away from the laptop, Natalie enjoys hanging out with her dog, reading, cooking and learning new things.

Dave Barr

Web Developer

A well travelled Scot now living in Bristol Dave has been in the industry for 20+ years helping build everything from static to enterprise level websites. Loves coffee, dogs and has a penchant for watching way too much SciFi.

Sharif Owadally

Account Manager

Sharif's experience of e-commerce, logistics, and process management brings a level of knowledge to the team that will help Vatu ensure that you get more than just a website.

When not sat at a desk, Sharif likes to run and can be found putting his business, and coffee making, skills to good use managing his partner's, Nikki Love, crazy running adventures

Mike Bragg

Senior Developer

Mike has been designing and developing websites for over 15 years, focusing on WordPress and WooCommerce for the past 7 years.

Alongside being a self taught developer, Mike holds a 1st class degree in Visual Communication. Is an amature photographer. Learning bookbinding and box building. A West Brom season ticket holder. Warley RFC committee member. And guardian to Charlie the Labrador.

Charlotte Pinder

Office Manager

Charlotte's role at Vatu includes ensuring effective communication between our team and outside stakeholders, managing our remote office and being an interface between the company and our own internal suppliers.

Charlotte's also into her distance running, and splits her time between work and being a superhero mum to Walt.

Millie

Office Manager

She'll growl, she'll bark, she'll roll over for belly tickles.

By day she's an ordinary dog guarding the Vatu office, by night she writes code and comes up with all of our best ideas. Millie is the brains and the good looks behind our operation, and she never lets us forget it.

Giving Back

Through working with our clients, we have an opportunity to help people in our community who aren't as fortunate as we are.

Therefore as a company we have decided to donate 10% of our monthly profits to a registered charity. For 2019, we are proud to support mental health charity WP&UP.

Contact Us

Ready to take the next step with your website? Want to kick your digital marketing up a few gears?

Get in touch with us below and we'll arrange to meet up, talk about what you need, and work out the best way to help you succeed.

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