Optical Express

Design / CMS / Mobile

The nation's no.1 laser eye surgery providers, Optical Express, approached us to give their online presence a new presence and direction.

Within weeks of launch new appointment leads grew by 275%.

Optical Express Homepage Optical Express Book an appointment Optical Express Clinic Finder

Eastern Airways

CMS / CRM / eCommerce / eMarketing / Mobile

Eastern Airways, along with many other companies, know the importance of a good online presence which they now have with their custom built Website and iPhone app.

Not only can customers get information from the website, they can also book tickets. Coupled with the apps email reminder system a flight will never be missed again.

Eastern Airways Homepage Redesign Eastern Airways Booking Form Eastern Airways Booking Payment

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

CMS / CRM / Mobile

We developed the YSP site back in 2010 which has a bespoke Content Managed System, online ticket sales, a fully integrated e-commerce system and fundraising platform.

Within 12 months of the launch general site traffic increased by over 400%, shop sales by 300% and newsletter sign-ups rose from 1000 to 6500.

YSP Homepage YSP Events YSP Online Tickets

Newcastle College

CMS / CRM / Mobile

We recently designed and developed a new website and application tracking system for one of the country's leading education institutes - Newcastle College. The website has been tailored to the college's exact needs, through a bespoke CMS system.

The main focus was boosting online applications; not only did we meet the target growth, we smashed it!

Newcastle College Homepage Newcastle College Find a Course Newcastle College Make Your Application

Jupiter Artland

CMS / CRM / eCommerce / Mobile

Robert and Nicky Wilson bought Bonnington House, a Jacobean manor house within an 100-acre estate, in 1999.

Within a few years, the formal gardens, fields and woodlands surrounding this historic house began to suggest the perfect milieu for Nicky Wilson's long-held ambition to create a sculpture park.

Jupiter Artland Pug Jupiter artland about Jupiter Artland artworks

Alnwick Castle

CMS / CRM / ECommerce / Emarketing

We developed this website for Alnwick Castle which includes a bespoke CMS and online ticketing system.

The Alnwick Garden and Castle are one of the top 20 visitor attractions in the UK, and certainly the top attraction in the North East of England.

As specialists in tourism websites and online ticketing systems, we were very excited indeed to work on this project.

Alnwick Garden Homepage Design Alnwick Garden Poisonous Rebrand Alnwick Garden The Key

Satcom Global

CMS / Mobile

Satcom Global is a leading provider of global satellite services to the maritime, land and aero markets.

Their passion is making connections. They invest significantly in our people as well as the development of technical solutions and infrastructure to ensure they can provide the best innovative solutions to their customers, with a smile.

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Optical Express

At the COAL / FACE

COAL/FACE build websites & applications, and specialise in content management systems (CMS), data management and workflow systems, online ticketing solutions, mobile apps & responsive website design and development.

We work for design, marketing & digital agencies as well as companies who require the services of a specialist digital partner. We pride ourselves as being one of the best digital agencies in the North East.

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What We Do


    CMS / CRM

    Our bespoke CMS & CRM systems are renowned for their ease of use and their intuitive, helpful interface.

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    Our e-commerce websites are built from the ground up so that they are tailored to our clients exact needs.

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    iOS & Mobile


    We've built some great mobile solutions and specialise in responsive design.

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    We build content managed or one off e-marketing campaigns to work with a variety of mailing systems.

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