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Castlegate IT unveil ambitious, multi-functional website for Community Catalysts

Community Catalysts, a social enterprise in the health and social care sector, has launched its new website, an accessible multi-site platform designed and built by York-based website developer Castlegate IT. The two companies have been collaborating productively since 2011 when …

by Sunny Simmons 21 Jun 2024
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2023 – Year in Review

2023 has been another busy year at Castlegate IT with new clients coming on board and exciting projects completed successfully. We’ve continued to strengthen our existing relationships as well as building new partnerships with inspiring and innovative brands. Some exceptional …

by Sunny Simmons 23 Jan 2024
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We care about Accessible Website Design. Here’s why you should too.

What is an accessible website? Website accessibility is the inclusive practice of designing websites with no barriers to users. It is made up of a number of different elements. There are visual components like using legible typography, meeting the contrast …

by Sunny Simmons 25 Jul 2022
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High performing bespoke websites

We’re delighted to have recently completed a number of bespoke website projects with high performing results. Websites for engineering & manufacturing companies Chromatics Glass manufactures a specialist safety glass. Following an in-depth brand discovery process, our senior designer and branding …

by Sunny Simmons 2 Nov 2019

How a managed email service can benefit your business

We’ve teamed up with York IT Services, who are experts in the field of email hosting and run servers on behalf of a growing number of businesses in York. With email communication now being critical for any modern business, email …

by Sunny Simmons 8 May 2019

Is your logo working hard enough for you?

To answer that question you must understand the purpose of a logo and why it matters to your customers. People think designing a logo is simple, that it is just the company name written out in a nice font. The truth …

by Sunny Simmons 4 Mar 2019

Merry Christmas

Wishing all our clients a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! It’s been a busy and successful 12 months at Castlegate IT and we’ve been lucky enough to work on a range of exciting projects. I’ve picked out a couple of examples to …

by Sunny Simmons 15 Dec 2018