20 years of digital
delivered with love xx
20 in 2020
2020 is Webreality's 20th year in business. That's 20 years of sustainable growth and enduring, profitable client relationships.
In 2019 we moved to a modern and creative workspace in Commercial House, a progressive environment which will enable the continued growth of the business.
Regenerating a national treasure
Brand positioning & strategy, brand creation, copywriting, content production, website design & build, and custom software development for a national treasure.Find out more
We further develop our creative team and services, with Richard Hardy becoming Creative Director to work alongside designers Justin Beck & Tom Declat. Our creative services include strategy, planning, design, art direction and copywriting.Find out more
Leading exporter of digital services
Webreality has provided dedicated digital design, technology, strategy & support for leading UK auctioneers for over 15 years. This makes us one of the leading exporters of digital services in the Channel Islands.Find out more
A new website to power Jersey Harley-Davidson®, specialists in selling parts and accessories online.Find out more
We continue to build our team, providing specialist digital marketing services to help our clients grow their businesses.
Bringing Christmas cheer
We began supporting the Jersey Christmas Appeal in 2015, taking their annual auction online and driving record-breaking fundraising. Five years later and we’re delighted to still support this charity to help the most disadvantaged and needy individuals and families in Jersey at Christmas.
West is Best!
Le Gallais ‘Which Parish are you?’ goes viral, revealing 55% of people in Jersey think ‘West is Best’!Find out more
Zuri, new software for home care management, is launched.
Webreality nurtures Jersey digital talent
Four recent recruits demonstrate our motivation to nurture locally-grown talent wherever possible.Find out more
MyPad shop opens with a website instead of tills. Six years on, this online retailer is still going strong.Find out more
We move to paperless billing
This is kinder to the environment, and also reduces time spent on administration, leaving us more time to focus on the thing that matters most: providing exceptional support to our clients.
We launch a new website for Jersey Electricity, and continue to support them with microsites and digital campaigns.
We launch a website for this family owned auctioneer, established in 1864. We’re delighted that they’re still a client some eight years later.Find out more
Channel Islands' Coop
CI Co-operative become a client, and we’ve supported them with digital services ever since.Find out more
The Umbraco era
We retire our in-house content management system ReWrite and embrace open source CMS Umbraco. A decade later we’re one of the most prolific Umbraco agencies in the world, with 300+ websites built.Find out more
London-based private equity investment group Apax Partners become a client. And 10 years later, we’re happy they still are.Find out more
Luxury Jersey Hotels
Luxury Jersey Hotels is a collection of four and five-star hotels formed to promote the island of Jersey as a holiday destination. We’ve built their websites since 2010.Find out more
Digital marketing services
Webreality acquires Webdiverseon, with Mark Evans bringing digital marketing services to the business. Mark now leads a team of six digital marketeers, delivering ROI for our clients via PPC & display, SEO, content, social and email.
Dave and Tom do the Gallery Rally to Barcelona in Tom’s Webreality-branded Mini, raising £3,586.
Jersey Employment Trust
We launch a highly accessible website for JET, who assist people with a disability to prepare, find and maintain employment.Find out more
Matthew Robins and Dave Barton join the business. Over the past 13 years they have guided the business to achieve long-term sustainable growth, while developing a positive culture that results in exceptional staff retention rates. (l-r Matthew Robins, Dave Barton).
The first generation ecommerce site for Jersey Harley-Davidson.
New client - Dunells
Webreality wins the Chartered Institute of Marketing Jersey award for 'Best Use of New Media'. Pictured: founder Phil Balderson, with then-client Matthew Robins.
Pentagon, one of the Channel Island's foremost stockists and suppliers of building materials and home improvement products, become a Webreality client. And we're pleased to say they still are.
Webreality gets political
Elect Jersey 2005 was an informative and controversial website created to keep the people of Jersey informed about the 2005 Elections. Using the latest web technology available, it offered visitors a chance to read blogs by their panelists, keep up to date with who was running and research policy information for all candidates.Find out more
Mulberry Estate Agents
A website for one of the largest estate agencies in Jersey, showcasing properties in the Channel Islands, Spain and France, and delivering property information and news to their customers.
A website for the largest offshore datacenter in the world, with services include hosting, dedicated servers, online backup, secure email, disaster recovery and secure email.
In 2004, Jenson Button took 10 podiums in 18 races, and came third in the Formula 1 Drivers' Championship. The secret to his success? Surely it was his official website, powered by our reWrite CMS so his team could provide fans with his latest results, photos and news.Image Licence
Mr Thomas Witherington
Tom joins Webreality in 2004, and his tech super powers make an immediate impact. Sixteen years later, and Tom is our Technical Director, leading a nine-strong dev team to implement the latest tech solutions for our clients, from pixel-perfect websites to complex custom development.
This local estate agent's new website uses the reWrite CMS, enabling them to upload new properties to their site in seconds. In six weeks, turnover for lettings increased by 50%.
reWrite was Webreality’s very own content management system. Before the days of Wordpress, Squarespace and Umbraco, it empowered our clients to manage their own website content.
The Jersey Finance website was re-launched using reWrite v1.
Mr Liam Hennelly
Liam joins the business. In 2003. And he's still here! Liam embodies the values that have enabled Webreality to thrive for 20 years: honest, supportive and trustworthy. Thanks for the past 17 years Liam, and here's to many more.
Webreality launches reSurvey, a pioneering market research & survey tool. reSurvey was a web-based software package that enabled clients to build custom surveys and learn what their customers really thought.
Webreality becomes the only web hosting company in the Channel Islands registered as a Microsoft SPLA.
Dewars Distillery install Webreality kiosks in their visitors centre in Aberdeenshire to engage visitors in a rich multimedia experience.
Continuing the nautical theme from 2000, Webreality build a website for White Shark Boats UK.
And so it begins...
Webreality is established at the turn of the new millennium with a team of one - founding member Mr Phil Balderson. The office is in Vine Street, Jersey, and the first client is marine brokers Offshore Nautical Group.