Category: Castlegate IT News

Website speed has never been so important

A massive speed boost for your website Google favours fast websites and so do your customers. Faster websites rank higher in search results, increase conversion rates, and keep users happy. Our new optimised WordPress hosting can boost page load speed …

by Andy Reading 7 Nov 2019

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

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

Interview with our designer Sunny

Sunny is the newest recruit to the Castlegate IT team, a graphic designer with experience in branding, print, and web design. We sat down with him over a coffee to find out a bit more about him. So first off, tell …

by Jim Semlyen 18 Oct 2018

We’re hiring an Apprentice Web Developer

We are looking for enthusiastic web developers who are keen to learn and add to their existing web development skills. They will learn how web development in an agency environment works, from start to finish. This is an incredible opportunity …

by Andy Reading 12 Jul 2018

We’re hiring a Support Desk Coordinator / Trainee Web Developer

We’re looking for an enthusiastic new recruit to start their web development career with us as a Support Desk Coordinator and Trainee Web Developer. We’re looking for somebody with enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn and improve their web …

Felines funded from Castlegate’s community pot

Director and cat lover Andy Reading adopted his furry friend from York Cats Protection in 2013. He put forward the nomination after the delays in their adoption centre and the flooding of their charity store across the road from us on Walmgate. We’re pleased to be able to contribute to the feeding, treatment of housing of unwanted cats until they can be re-homed.

by Andy Reading 21 Sep 2016

2016 so far: new clients, new sites, better support

2016 has seen Castlegate IT busier than ever—and we’re only half way through! We have taken on lots of new clients and completed lots of new projects for our existing clients, from small businesses to major national organisations. Not content to rest on our laurels, we have continued to grow and change as a company to keep offering the best possible service for everyone we work with.

by John Hughes 1 Jul 2016

Castlegate’s Community Fund supports York’s Floods Appeal

Castlegate IT’s offices are located on Walmgate, so the nomination and subsequent win for York Flood Appeal is no surprise. We’ve seen first hand the devastating impact to York and its community.

by Andy Reading 28 Feb 2016

Castlegate IT’s 2015 in review

2015 has been an important year for Castlegate IT. We have taken on new staff, moved to a new office, and added an impressive range of projects to our portfolio. Our clients now include local government, museums, national education organisations, and numerous businesses from around York and beyond. With so many sites going live, we can’t possibly feature them all, but here are a few highlights from this year.

by John Hughes 26 Jan 2016