Web Design & Development

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Bespoke websites and online solutions that deliver real results!

We have over 30 years of design experience and were early adopters of the web, so we know how to grab the attention of the viewer - whatever the target audience.

Based in Macclesfield, Cheshire we been established for over 30 years - making us the longest established Design & Marketing Agency in Macclesfield and Cheshire, clearly we are doing something right!

We deliver web design and development solutions for businesses of all shapes and sizes and across most sectors both locally, nationally and internationally.

We provide clients with responsive, well-designed and effective web design and development as well as providing cutting-edge technical online solutions such as creative websites, corporate websites, e-commerce, blogs, e-mailshots, e-newsletters and bespoke web applications.

We work closely with you during every stage of the web design and development process taking the time to understand your goals and objectives.

We not only create effective websites, we also drive targeted traffic to them by delivering effective Internet marketing strategies. Our knowledge and experience helps to ensure that the websites we create appeal to both visitors and search engines alike.

Web Design & Development Macclesfield

Responsive Web Design

It takes less than three seconds to decide whether a website is worth browsing therefore we focus on ensuring your customers want to stay from the outset. With mobile browsing now overtaking desktop, It's essential you future-proof your web presence by ensuring it's optimised for desktop, tablet and mobile. All our websites come responsive as standard.

Web Development

Williams&Crosby have experience in all aspects of website development. We ensure that each project is delivered with the latest technologies, capabilities and industry leading web design. We are skilled in PHP, ASP.NET and many of the open source software such as WordPress and Umbraco and more - so you can be sure that we can deliver your ideal website, as well as developing new functionality for any legacy sites.


Increasingly are taking their shopping online rather than to the high street, so it is more important than ever to make your online shopping experience the best there is.

With our up to date and professional ecommerce solutions the process of creating an online shop is both quick and effortless (for you). We will deliver your ecommerce website built and ready for you to start adding your own product or we can assist with the product population - even helping you to source or create product imagery for your new shop. Either way your online shop will be configured and ready for your customers to start shopping without much setup required from you.

Don’t be put off by the technical terminology out there. We can guide you through what is needed to set up an online shop, from product images and shopping carts through to merchant accounts and payment gateways such as PayPal, SagePay, WorldPay and more.

If you already have an e-commerce shop and feel it needs refreshing or updating (perhaps your site is not mobile-friendly?) we can assist in bringing your shop up to date and up to speed.

Content Management Systems

If you need a continually changing website that you can update yourself quickly and easily – no problem, we can provide you with that too! If you want a website that needs to be updated regularly then a Content Management System (CMS) is the ideal solution.

Rather than relying on somebody else to add new images, products or news stories, with our CMS you can easily and quickly make all the changes yourself.

Our powerful integrated CMS are simple to use and allows you to update a single page or an entire website with the minimum of training. Best of all, you don’t need to have any HTML or technical skills to do it. Most clients are up and running with just 2-3 hours training and we also offer on-going support packages should you need it.

Our Content Management System expertise includes WordPress and Umbraco, however we can also support any other system you might have in mind – Joomla, Magento, Concrete 5 and more.

WordPress Web Design & Development Macclesfield

Content Management & Article Writing

Don’t have time to update your site and keep it fresh? We can provide you with Content Management and Article Writing on a pre-defined and agreed time basis for your entire website, blog, e-newsletters, e-mailshots or across your social media presence. 

How we can help you with your SEO and SMO

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) & Social Media Optimisation (SMO)

Online Marketing and Search Engine Ranking is paramount and we are able to assist with SEO at various levels to suit your budgets and targets. The way that Search Engines work is constantly changing and we can help to get your website ranked to its optimum position. With so many websites out there and new ones appearing every day it can be difficult to get your site noticed - we can help get your site noticed by Google and other search engines.

In addition Search Engines are increasingly influenced by Social Media sites such as Facebook, Twitter so if you want to gain a good ranking position it is imperative you have a strong Social Media presence via SMO. 

How we can help you with your SEO and SMO

Email Newsletters

Email marketing is an affordable, highly-effective marketing tool that can help drive traffic to your website, build a strong relationship with your clients and increase sales.

Williams&Crosby create high-impact, branded newsletters that engage the recipient and get results. We offer a fully-managed service which includes: bespoke HTML design, Mailchimp integrations, delivery of your campaign and tracking statistics.

“I found that whenevever I’ve worked with Williams&Crosby they’ve always been highly focused and professional in what ever we asked for. They are a detail-oriented creative agency and always delivered results. I would highly recommend Ed Williams and his team to anyone, and would look forward to working with Ed and his talented team on the next projects.” CRAIG BOOLES, CATEGORY EXECUTIVE | Government Procurement Service
“Williams&Crosby are a very talented creative agency. Their 360-degree vision and ability to immediately see ‘the bigger picture’ makes them a valuable asset to any company. But over and above that, Ed Williams and his team also brings commercial acumen and pragmatism to the task, giving clients the best of all worlds. Committed, passionate, sincere and genuine team players – one of the best!” DEBBIE GARRITTY, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS | Manchester Mental Health & Social Care NHS Trust
“Ed was an excellent boss to work for! My time at Williams&Crosby occurred immediately after college (one of his designers spotted my work in the end of year show), and working there proved to be a terrific learning experience. Taking the knowledge gained in education and truly honing it to the point where I could truly consider myself an industry professional getting to deal directly with clients and also expand my skill set into areas as diverse as 3D Animation and Editing, Exhibition Stand Design and Graphic Design. The opportunities I had under Ed have directly led to where I am now, and that is due to his ability to glean the best work possible from the designers working under him, resulting in a design company where no job is too big or too small." HAROLD WITHERS, FREELANCE GAMES ARTIST & 3D ART LECTURER | Freelancer
“Having worked with Ed and his team on a number of varied projects over the years, I can honestly say that Williams&Crosby has provided some unique solutions that have helped iSOFT to create a unique and industry leading marketing presence. Through the numerous projects, always delivered on time, I’m always confident that they can deliver something which will match our needs and do it on time, every time.” ALEX GRAY, INTERNATIONAL MARKETING MANAGER | Imprivata
“I worked with Williams&Crosby on a number of key strategic projects. They always provided a service with extra value ensuring that communication was clear and up-to-date. Ed Williams offers creativity with a reliable professional service.” PIP HALLEWELL, CREATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR | Worldspan Group
“We have worked with Williams and Crosby since the inception of our business in 2001 and consider them to be a significant component in our success to date. Having helped us with start up materials, exhibition displays and ongoing marketing we can not recommend them highly enough. Their creativity and innovation never ceases to surprise and delight, coupled with a professional manner, Ed and his team are a pleasure to work with. We have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Williams and Crosby to you.” GREG SPENCER | VetTech Solutions
“W&C take quality of service to another level – their approach, outputs and response times are without equal. They care about your business at least as much as their own, which is as much as anyone can ask” SIMON WOOLLEY, MANAGING PARTNER | EOS Law LLP
“I had worked with Ed and his team for over seven years and have been consistently impressed by the skill and service quality he provides to his clients. Williams&Crosby’s dedication and ability to deliver projects without fail are matched by their insight into the issues that businesses face and their creative passion to push the boundaries. They are a pleasure to work with and can be trusted to hold clients best interest at heart. I would happily recommend Williams&Crosby to anyone." JONATHAN MILLS, LEAD ASSOCIATE | Evoluu
“Ed and his team are an excellent asset for business marketing, advertising design and web development with cutting edge results. I highly recommend Williams&Crosby – their quality and passion for brands is commendable. Thank you!” MICHAEL GREEN, RETAIL DIRECTOR | Al-Haddad Telecom
“Williams&Crosby has become a core supplier to Focus Management Consultants providing a dedicated and professional level of service to our business. On a personal level I have found Ed to perform at a consistently high level. He has strong personal ethics and strives to deliver outstanding service in everything he does. The work he has delivered to date is of a very high standard and has significantly helped develop our brands. He is straight forward and challenging in his approach which helps deliver the excellent results." STEPHEN JONES, DIRECTOR | Focus Management Consultants Ltd
“We engaged Ed and his team to create a groundbreaking new brand for the remote working/virtual office sector. The result has been amazing. Velocity Virtual looks set to really change the virtual office market and Ed was very inspirational directing my vision for this brand. Williams&Crosby really understood the market and put together a brief that demonstrated an excellent understanding of the target market and customer. We are highly delighted with the outcomes and would not hesitate to recommend Edward Williams and his team at Williams&Crosby." STEPHEN MOORE, MARKETING & BRAND DEVELOPMENT | BE Group

There isn’t much we haven't done

Being established for over 30 years we’ve developed skills to help all businesses of all sizes: web, brand development, promotional materials, exhibition design and management, video and animation, advertising campaigns, livery, interiors and more. How can we help you?