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to your problems. Simple.


Introducing Your SteamDesk Team

We pride ourselves on having excellent relationships with all of our clients

Ross Hamilton

The founder and MD of SteamDesk. Ross been a web developer since the early 90s. He studied Computer Science to PhD level, so he really is a Website Doctor!

Ben Trott

Ben has been with us since January 2013, and through a PiKT (Partnerships in Knowledge Transfer) scheme from the University of Lincoln.

Dave Langley

Dave joined us in October 2013, coming from a software contracting background in the defense sector.

Nicky Cox

Nicky joined in November 2014, with a view to keeping the office organised and running smoothly.

Richard Mountain

Richard joined us in April 2015. He started in educational IT support, then moved up to developing software for a financial services company.

Bob Stephenson

Bob is our Company Secretary and bookkeeper. From a background in banking & more recently as bookkeeper to a successful local online retailer where we discovered him.

Maintenance & Development Contracts

Professional skills at a reasonable cost

We offer affordable, high quality contracts for anything from a few hours per month of bug fixes and support to a full-time development team.

E-commerce Development

Magento Customisation and Configuration

We offer highly skilled Magento customisation and development work. We are happy to take over the support and maintenance of an existing system, or to develop a new website from scratch. Custom modules are a speciality.

  • “SteamDesk were professional and prompt in the service they provided”- Miles Scudamore, Spiral Media
  • “SteamDesk provide a professional and competitive service”- Alex Rose, Number Factory
  • “The support is really good. They will help you out swiftly”- Dan Jarvis, Safelincs

SteamDesk CPD Recording System

A stand-alone or linked CPD Planning and Recording system which we can tie in to your user database and customise to your organisation’s requirements.
The SteamDesk/BPS CPD system, now in its fifth version, has been developed over the past 10 years in partnership with the British Psychological Society (BPS). SteamDesk provides the programming and user interface development, while the BPS has advised on nomenclature and the fundamentals of health professionals’ logging/reporting requirements.

Development Services

Specialists in web development field with a wealth of previous experience. We are skilled at converting systems from one technology to another; for example from legacy ASP system to PHP.


Drupal Development

A powerful CMS framework suitable for many types of large Internet applications.


Other Content Management Systems

We are experts at importing legacy CMS systems into current frameworks.


WordPress Development

For small to medium sized websites, we generally recommend starting with the WordPress framework.


Online Project Tracker

We use a simple and easy to use in-house Project Tracker, Centralisys to log and record client requests. Some of our clients love it so much, they have their own installations!