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Freelance PHP and front-end web developer

We're a small website development firm who specialise in helping small businesses to realise their online strategies and aspirations. We also work in partnership with several digital marketing agencies, helping them to deliver web services to their clients.

What can we help you with? We offer: website design, branding and development; WordPress theme and plugin development; and more. So whether you already know what you're looking for or you're just about to take those first fateful steps into the online arena and are in need of advice, we're happy to see how we can help. To get the ball rolling, we offer an initial one hour consultation, free of charge.

What do we do?

New projects coming soon

We're constantly working with our clients to help them create new and exciting websites.

Watch this space...

Want to see more?

We have more projects, which we have agreed with our clients to not display publicly.

We can however show them to interested
parties. If you'd like to see our private
projects, please contact us.

Who's behind Blocblue?

Rob Simpkins

Hello! My name is Rob Simpkins and I'm the director, developer and tea boy behind Blocblue.

I have been working in various sectors of the I.T. industry since graduating from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth with a degree in Computer Science back in 2007. I began working as a freelance website developer on a part-time basis in 2009, before going full-time in February 2011 and the company has gone from strength to strength ever since.

If you're interested to know more about the technologies I work with, please find a brief summary below or alternatively check out my LinkedIn profile.

  • Programming Languages OO PHP5, MySQL, HTML5, CSS2, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, XSLT
  • MVC Frameworks Laravel, Zend, Kohana, FuelPHP
  • Open Source Technologies WordPress Theme and Plugin Development
  • Software Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Payment Gateways SagePay, PayPal, WorldPay, eWay

Would you like to talk?

Where can you find us?

If you would like to talk about how we can help you, please email or complete our contact form.

We're also always interested to hear about opportunities to collaborate with other local professionals.