Fast, search engine friendly websites that convert visitors into customers
Web Design Leicester
The art of web design & development. We provide your success online.
At 1st WebDesigns we’re experts in web design and ecommerce development. Based in Leicester, we create Google friendly websites that are beautifully designed and expertly hand-coded for blistering load times.
We don’t just churn out projects using generic off-the-shelf templates and themes. Your website will be truly unique to your business and requirements, bringing your brand to life and creating the best impression across desktop and mobile devices alike.
Do you want to increase your sales and enquiries online? Don’t fall into the trap of burning through your budget by marketing an inferior and ineffective presence. We can help you to get the maximum return on investment, starting with the very best possible foundation and a website that your business will be proud of. One that Google and your customers will love from day one.
We work with aspiring and successful businesses like yours. Explore our projects to see us in action.
Delivering nothing less than perfect
Expertly Hand Coded
Our websites are expertly hand-coded. Tidy code and less cruft means things load like lightning - did you know you have a couple of seconds for a page to load before someone hits the back button?
We don't use off-the-shelf themes or templates. Your website will be designed specific to your requirements. Not only will it look beautiful, it'll be completely unique to your business.
Google & SEO Compliant
We understand Google with all of its intricacies and we build websites that it loves. Ultimately that means more eyes on your business and increased revenue for you.
You can relax in the knowledge that we'll support you long term, helping to ensure that your website is secure, up to date and available 365 days a year.
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Sensible Heating Solutions
Choose a reliable, energy efficient boiler and you’ll enjoy a comfortable home. You’ll save a few quid too, and do your bit to protect the planet. That's what Sensible Heating Solutions does. Their mission is to help you select, install and maintain the boiler that’s 100% right for you, your home and your budget.
We created a custom-built website for Sensible Heating Solutions, along with a step-by-step quotation system that guides the customer through the journey of selecting the right boiler for their home.
“After rebranding our company recently, we needed a fresh new website to go with it, and I have to say, you've absolutely knocked it out of the park. You listened to what we wanted, and went above and beyond with the attention to detail. The layout, graphics and features are exactly how we wanted them to be, and more.
It would be fair to say we're absolutely thrilled and so impressed with the quality of your work. You've been fantastic from start to finish.
I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending 1st WebDesigns. You offer an efficient, friendly and extremely professional service.”
Linda Neville, Sanamente Hypnotherapy, Leicester
Leicester Office Furnishers
Amazing workspaces don’t just happen – getting it right takes time and thought. Leicester Office Furnishers have the benefit of over 40 years’ experience in the office furniture industry, offering a wide selection of office furniture solutions as well as developing effective, commercial fit-out and refurbishment schemes.
We created a website to showcase Leicester Office Furnishers range of office furniture products and services.
Superior Wines & Spirits
Superior Wines & Spirits is the online retail arm of a Midlands-based drinks wholesaler, Baby Bottles Wholesale. Baby Bottles has over 40 years’ experience within the drinks & hospitality industry and over 250 years’ experience between our team. We have extremely good relationships with a plethora of suppliers, enabling us to get the best prices, for the most popular products, all year round.
We were tasked with creating a new ecommerce website for the client featuring their range of alcoholic drinks available for sale to the public.
Calvert Site Services
Calvert Site Services provide fast and professional repairs and preventative maintenance to field machinery. This includes construction, excavation and earth moving equipment, and quarry plant repairs.
They carry out on-site line boring, plasma cutting, thermic lancing and welding repairs to a whole host of equipment and tools using their portable precision machinery.
We created a website that showcases the company's diverse range of services and provides emergency points of contact.
Gransha Financial Services
Gransha Financial Services offers tailored mortgage and financial advice. Their aim is to help customers realise their personal goals and achieve their financial objectives.
Based in Lutterworth, they have been helping people and businesses achieve their financial goals since 1991. Gransha provide friendly, face-to-face mortgage advice, protection solutions, pension and investment strategies.
We created a fresh website that outlines the different financial services that the company provides, from mortgages to pensions.
Get Savvy Club is run by Anita Baldwin and Anna Geary.
They Coach business owners on how to attract clients using social media in less time. Anita and Anna have a signature 90 Day Online Program. Step by step coaching and accountability on finally setting up and attracting clients using social media platforms in the most effective way.
We created a website to introduce Anita and Anna, facilitate a number of sales funnels, and showcase the different packages that the business offers.
“I want to say a huge thank you for designing the new website for Griffin Fit. You have been on hand to talk to at practically any hour, which is fantastic customer service given my unsociable working hours as a personal trainer.
Our website is now one of the best out there even if I do say so myself. Our Google PageSpeed score of 91/100 is awesome - BOOM!
I have recommended you to various people already and I won't hesitate to continue to put your name out there to my friends, family and clients.”
Liz Griffin, Griffin Fit, Leicester
“I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for the excellent job you have made in building our new website.
From the initial consultation right through to the end result the level of finish and client interaction has been second to none. Gareth took the time to understand our business and in doing so has created a website that is directed towards our target market. For months I have made an effort to hide our old site from potential clients; now I can now go forwards with a new up-to-date website that represents our business superbly.
I would not hesitate to refer 1st WebDesigns to friends, family and other business acquaintances.”
Matt Harbot, Harbot Builders, Leicester
Printed4You is an Award Winning promotional products supplier who specialise in printed merchandise such as drinkware, pens, keyrings and business gifts.
The company has grown from strength to strength since they were formed in 2014 and now offers some of the UK’s lowest prices on promotional products.
We created a website for Printed4You which catalogues tens of thousands of available products, and allows their customers to request a quote online.
QED's heritage is with the Lotus-Ford Twincam, which they have worked with for over 40 years and become the sole manufacturer for a lot of parts that Lotus have since stopped supplying.
Their first involvement with the Lotus 900 Series engines (907, 911, and 912) followed developments with the Lotus Sunbeam for hillclimbing. They now offer a comprehensive range of original Lotus and aftermarket parts.
We created an ecommerce website for QED Motorsport that catalogues their entire product range, and allows customers from all over the world to purchase replacement engine parts.
Shoe String Laces
Shoe String Laces are a proud family business caring for the UK with shoelaces and insoles. Manufacturing all of their own laces and insoles, ShoeString Laces is proud to supply many High Street and Online Retail stores.
They offer an extensive range of shoelaces for all types of footwear, whether it is a replacement pair to revive tired looking laces or a fresh, colourful lace for your trainers or brogues.
We created a fresh, modern looking website which features the company's wide range of shoelace and shoe care products, with the facility to order online along with stock control and accounting integration.