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Custom Software Development Brighton

Ballard Chalmers, a subsidiary of the Transparity Group, is a leading Microsoft Partner that specialises in custom software development in Brighton. Specifically, the development, integration & modernisation of custom applications.

We are also a prominent Microsoft business partner and thus, we’ve great experience and proficiency in the Azure platform and Azure Integration Services, and also .NET, SQL, BizTalk Server. Being specialists on these technologies, we can provide our valued clients with the best levels of customer service.


Our Services in Brighton

Our wide range of expert services means that we can offer what you require, when you require it. If you don’t want to invest in anything long-term, our temporary consultancy can assist you to get results.

Have you got a key development project that you have to outsource? Has your app’s creation been finished but it now requires maintenance to operate well? Our support services can help and we have you covered right from inception to completion.

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What We Do

We’re wholly devoted to tailor made software and our abilities constantly sit close to our clients’ potential needs for that software. It doesn’t matter what your business needs are, brand new software development, modernising a legacy system, integrating software or creating a mobile application, we have a team of experts who can help.

Application development

When created with all the company goals in-mind and expertly implemented by our team of developers, a custom application will move your business to another level and give you a competitive edge. Custom software development in Brighton is at your fingertips.

Mobile App Development

Your app might not be reaching its total target audience when it can only be accessed online or in the cloud. If your customers or workers within the field need accessibility to the software in almost any specific location, our mobile specialists can develop you an associated mobile enterprise application.

Business intelligence

In moments of ambiguity, the more data you have, the more effective your choices are going to be. Your data is highly effective, but you’re probably not maximising its utility. Effective BI capabilities can make certain you get the details needed for making long-term and proper decisions.

Application Modernisation

Legacy systems can be quite a drain on an IT crew’s resources & time as they try to maintain them. Modernising a cloud-based app either by rearchitecting or rebuilding guarantees that you can make use of the cloud’s strengths and give your team a bug-free, lightning-fast application to enable them to carry out their duties much more efficiently.

Application Integration

When data or messages aren’t shared amongst apps and teams, disparate systems may bring about time consuming manual procedures, duplicate data, or errors. Our software integration specialists could unite your applications right into a more efficient and coherent tool.

Data Management

Keeping data secure, accessible, accurate and managed can be a big workload for an in-house database supervisor. Regain resources and clean up your computer data with expert data administration. Our data team can help you boost productiveness, efficiency and trust in your computer data.


Being Microsoft Partners and industry experts, our company is fully-equipped to assist you with all the wide range of Microsoft technologies for development and integration. This is just what our experts manage on a regular basis throughout Brighton and East Sussex.

The majority of future building projects will make use of Azure’s cloud-native features. By utilising the relevant Azure capabilities, our specialists guarantee that your concepts and develops are cost-efficient, agile, scalable, and more.

BizTalk has long been the standard for on-site integration for several years, and our company is one of only a very few UK-based BizTalk experts. Our dedicated BizTalk staff can skilfully incorporate your systems or update all of them with a cloud movement.

Our specialist developers’ in-depth technical understanding of .NET assures you the most effective software, whether you are modernising an aged application, building an on-premises software package, or developing inside the cloud.

It has become essential recently for business software to require a mobile app to compliment it. Massive program code share traffic among PC, cloud, and tablet applications during the usage of .NET MAUI/Xamarin, to provide savings both in cost and time while giving clients or your team a mobile application.

With an adeptly built data warehouse, organizations can extract workable insights out of their data and also make well informed decisions. In our practical experience as Microsoft specialists, the Azure Modern Data Warehouse stack has proved to be the very best group of technologies for our needs.

If .NET is the core of the Microsoft Data Platform, SQL is the heart. This is the very same whether in-house as an SQL server or in one of its many forms in Azure. Our staff have extensive expertise and can use SQL for the development of apps, for business intelligence, or the management of data. One thing you can be sure of is that whatever form it is in, no one can look after it better than our consultants.

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Our app developers are highly trained and certified through Microsoft in their respective areas. We are available for custom IT development outsourcing, resourcing or support.

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  • Need a development partner? As old hands at .NET SQL development and experts at cloud-native Azure, we are available for modernisation or new cloud-native Azure development.
  • Integration needs? Talk to one of our Azure Integration Services consultants or BizTalk Server specialists.
  • Data issues? Get in touch with our SQL consultants, Power BI developers or Azure Modern Data Warehouse experts.
  • Mobile ready? Our Xamarin consultants and .NET MAUI team will be happy to discuss.

Give us a call on:

01342 410223

Our Software Development Services in Brighton

Our flexible services address the whole array of support you could need, from complete development outsourcing to short-term consultancy, staff augmentation or continuous support.

The ideal way to think about us is as your outsourced development business partner, and contrary to numerous consultancy and development services, our prices are very affordable.

Development Outsourcing

We’re well equipped for 100% project delivery of your custom-made software task. Your build is in very good hands with our group of engineers, your very own Project Manager and also the oversight of the Delivery Manager and CTO.

Team Augmentation

Our skilled resources can join your East Sussex team for a temporary or long-term involvement. This specific service can be most useful when a deadline is close, you’re unable to hire the ideal person or perhaps you have to fill any particular expertise gap. We in many cases can supply both remote or in-house Brighton contractors.


When you need separate guidance on fixing a task, how to begin, architectural designs, a proof of concept or urgent help, our skilled consultants are around to lend their professional eyes and hands for your project.

Support & DevOps

We don’t always need to have developed a custom software program to provide third line support. We have got the expertise and competencies to take over existing ones. Helpdesk staff have their own place, however when it involves debugging and handling complicated problems, our knowledgeable technical engineers will do it all, making sure of the highest performance from your application.

If you just need to contact us for guidance or bring us in to work together with your workforce on the total project, we are there to do business with your organisation as your Brighton outsourced development partner. Once customers have worked along with us and know the value we bring in, they keep returning over and over.

Our accreditations comprise of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013 and Crown Commercial Supplier as well as 5 solution partner designations right from the Microsoft company.

Why Ballard Chalmers

Transparity Group, of which Ballard Chalmers is a member, is one of the few Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Providers in the United Kingdom, and it has been doing this for the past 17 years.


Ballard Chalmers started in 2005 although our history goes back even further. We have got many decades of working experience in custom application development making use of Microsoft technologies and know we could offer expert services to our Brighton partners.


Dealing with technical difficulties is what we do, day in, day out, it’s second nature to our programmers who know these technologies thoroughly. By working together with us, all these competencies are delivered directly to you.


Only the best Microsoft Partners have achieved many solution partner designations and specialisations proving best-in-class. We have satisfied vast technology requirements and also proven our skill through rigorous assessments and audits.


Microsoft have accredited all our professional consultants and developers for their thorough and specialised skill sets. All those technical experiences and competencies accumulated over many years are available to our customers for the development and consultancy.

Matching a business’ needs and requirements is definitely the building block for any custom software system. We create our custom application to work within the most practical and effective manner each and every time. This makes sure of a cost-effective resolution and great ROI as a result of increased work productivity. Some of the fields we are competent in include:

We are pleased with Alistair’s work onsite and with the documentation. Alistair was well prepared and helped us to understand the best application of SQL Mirroring for our environment, and he answered our questions in a good level of detail.

ICT Infrastructure Engineer – Islamic Relief Worldwide

We are delighted with our overall solution. The entire process was relatively painless and although Mike [from Ballard Chalmers] and the Fares and Ticketing team were under pressure and had massive amounts of development work to complete, the system has proved to be highly successful.

Project Manager – TFL

Many thanks for all your hard work, excellent result, I think the new functionality works really well… I will be working on functionality requirements for [the next phase] – the work never stops!! Thanks again guys.

Senior Operations Manager – RNLI

Ballard Chalmers built a .NET/SQL application for one of our Fortune 500 clients that totally exceeded expectations. They rapidly turned complex business processes and an SKU list of thousands into an easy to use application that enabled our client to run a very successful partner awards programme.

CEO – Ratio Creative

I can’t think of anything that they can improve. I did have a contingency but it was never needed. They understood the task really well and knew what they were coming onsite to do.

Manager – Charity

Ballard Chalmers has consistently provided a service that has matched or exceeded expectations within the agreed budget and timescale. They were receptive to our on-going suggestions and changing requirements and able to act promptly throughout. We look forward to working with them more in the future and would recommend them highly.

Director – Fenix Insight

Thanks for delivering a fantastic solution for our client. You’re a pleasure to work with and I hope this will the first of many collaborative projects.

Managing Director – Box of Blue

Alistair has helped me enormously on such short notice. Thank you very much. I really was in a tight spot but now it is all sorted out and running nicely again.

Eppert Consulting Ltd

Stark Software International has dealt with Ballard Chalmers for over 15 years. We have a very solid relationship where high quality consultants have been applied to the development and maintenance of two of our major IT systems. Ballard Chalmers provide excellent continuity and backup. Stark would thoroughly recommend this company.

Head of Operations Division – Stark Software International

PowerApps was included with our Office 365 licenses, so when Ballard Chalmers proposed this as our solution it enabled us to have a cost-effective, easy to use application, delivered within very tight timescales. The product itself is very flexible, so it needed a flexible approach and good collaboration, which we certainly got from the Ballard Chalmers team.

IT Consultant – Parkinson’s UK

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