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Awards / Accreditations

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App of the Year 2023 (TWICE) with GoodShape and The Distance

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App Development Agency of the Year 2023

Global Badge 2023 Fall (1)

Clutch Global

About The Distance

The Distance is a pioneering force in award-winning app development, seamlessly integrating with your team.

Our success revolves around “The Core“, our in-house framework ensuring unparalleled efficiency and quality. From concept to launch and beyond, we’re your trusted companion on the digital journey, consistently ranked among the top 5 UK app development companies.

Our mission is clear: To guide partners we believe in on their path to digital success. We collaborate, innovate and maintain transparency, crafting tailored solutions with partner involvement at every stage.

Our adaptability and unwavering commitment make us the perfect partner for your digital success.

If you’d like to discuss an existing app idea, or just find out more about how we can help, drop us a line or call us on 01904 21 71 71.

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Meet the Team

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Anthony Main
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Louise Toal
Managing Director
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Gemma Oliver
Head of Operations
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Thomas Boatman
Head of Partner Success
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James Paton
Head of Digital Product Design
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Christos Demetiou
Lead Developer
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Harry Webb
Digital Marketing Manager
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Emily Martin
UI Designer
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Ellie Lundie
Business Analyst
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Nawaf Ibrahim
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Seb Smith
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Romi Thomas
James Arquette - Chief Product Officer
The Distance App Developers delivered 100% of the app’s must-have features, which all passed the client’s UAT. The team was timely, transparent, collaborative through Basecamp, and communicative through weekly meetings. Their thorough and detailed documentation was a highlight.
Caron Manning - Co-Founder & CEO
iPrescribe Exercise
Thanks to their willingness to find a solution to any request, The Distance delivered a great product. A responsive, accessible team, they posess strong project management skills. Not only are they organized, but they are also very determined, making them an idea long-term partner.
Michael Wells - Founder & Managing Director
Third Light
I can't image an agency being better than this. They really have nailed the process and really believe in their customers.
Rachel Dunsmore - Founder
Arc Education (York) Ltd
They've done a great job on the app's design. We tested the app in schools, and the response from users has been overwhelmingly positive.
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We view every project as a shared journey where we listen, ideate, iterate and refine. Each success is a testate to the power of teamwork and a relentless passion for success.

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