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Custom Software Development Newcastle

Right here at Ballard Chalmers, a subsidiary of the Transparity Group, our status as a prominent Microsoft partner is definitely testament to the undeniable fact that we have full knowledge and expertise within the whole development pack. This includes the Azure Development Platform, Azure Integration Services, .NET, SQL and BizTalk Server.

As specialists in customised applications, we can easily develop your new, cloud-native custom applications, modernise your own legacy systems or integrate your software program both on-premises or in the cloud. If you require an enterprise mobile application, that’s our forte as well.


Our Services in Newcastle

Our variety of expert services ensures that we can offer what you require at any given time. When you don’t wish to invest in anything long-term our temporary consultancy can help you get back on track.

If your in-house staff mostly has got your back, then team enhancement might be what exactly you need. Is your development finished but now your software needs some TLC to keep running effectively? Or do you have a great a development project you want to delegate? We can undertake the whole project right from beginning to end.

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What We Do

Being a firm fully devoted to customised software programs, our specialisations focus on an organisation’s prospective program requirements. We possess the experience you need whether you are seeking new application development, software implementation, legacy system updating or mobile application development.

Application development

If the custom-made software is created with your enterprise in mind by our group of expert software developers, we truly can take your business one step further. We could assist you to get new clients through the development of a competitive advantage over your competitors.

Mobile App Development

Your application might not be reaching its entire potential audience when it can only be used online or in the cloud. If your customers or staff in the field need accessibility to the application in almost any specific location, our mobile experts can develop an associated mobile enterprise app.

Business intelligence

Information is power, it can help you make smart business choices. It’s quite possible however that you could not really be making full use of your data. By using effective business intelligence features, you may make certain you are taking the most effective strategic decisions for the future health of your respective organisation.

Application Modernisation

Legacy systems, although once functional, can now be rather a drain on your IT team’s time and resources since they make an effort to patch and maintain them. Modernising a cloud-based application either by rearchitecting or rebuilding guarantees that you could take usage of the cloud’s advantages and provide your staff with bug-free, fast software programs to assist them to carry out their tasks more effectively.

Application Integration

Different systems can bring about lost time in manual duties, duplicated data or glitches whenever information or messages have not reached all applications and teams. Our app integration experts will bring your programs altogether into one cohesive and streamlined whole.

Data Management

There is a great deal of responsibility attached to an organisation’s in-house database administrator to ensure data is safe, complete, easily accessible, and subject to appropriate governance. Expert data management could free up resources and organise your computer data. Our data staff can assist you boost your data’s production, efficiency and dependability.


Because we’re major Microsoft industry experts, we have everything essential to give assistance with the whole selection of Microsoft technologies for development and integration. Our specialists are achieving this on a daily basis throughout Newcastle.

Almost always, brand new builds will be established cloud-natively, making use of all that is available from Azure. To make sure of cost effective, agile, and scalable design and builds, our professionals utilise all of the relevant Azure attributes.

BizTalk continues to be the standard for on-premises integration for several years, and our company is one of just a handful of UK-based BizTalk professionals. Our committed BizTalk employees will professionally incorporate your systems or modernise them with a cloud migration.

SQL is considered the soul of the Microsoft Data Platform irrespective of whether on-premises as SQL Server or perhaps in any of its various forms in Azure. Our professional staff will make use of SQL for app development, data administration or business intelligence. In whichever form, you can be sure your important computer data is in safe hands.

It has grown to become necessary lately for enterprise apps to require a mobile application to go along with them. Vast program code share traffic amongst desktop, cloud, and tablet programs during the use of .NET MAUI/Xamarin, makes sure of personal savings in both time and cost whenever giving customers or your workforce mobile software.

By making use of an expertly designed data warehouse, organisations can extract actionable insights from their data and make wise decisions. With our practical experience as Microsoft experts, the Azure Modern Data Warehouse stack has proved to be the very best group of technologies for our own requirements.

.NET is the backbone of Microsoft development technology and whether our skilled developers are modernising a legacy app, developing an on-premises app or developing within the cloud, their deep technical .NET insight ensures you will receive the best application achievable.

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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 in Newcastle? 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.

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Our Software Development Services in Newcastle

Whether you need your in-house team enhanced with resources, ongoing routine maintenance for a pre-existing application, or perhaps for us to handle your entire development project, our company is happy to guide.

Development Outsourcing

We can complete your custom software assignment completely. We have a dedicated team of experts handling your development, plus a dedicated Project Manager and the assistance of our Delivery Manager and Chief Technology Officer.

Team Augmentation

Our experienced employees can join your Newcastle upon Tyne workforce on a short or long-term basis. This service is very useful when you have a close due date, are having trouble locating the ideal candidate, or need to address a particular expertise gap. We would be able to provide you both remote or in-house Newcastle upon Tyne associates.


Got annoying errors in your assignment or not even sure how to get one started? Need a proof of concept, help with structural design, or have an emergency and need immediate support? We can easily provide expert and independent support services, from our team of professional & highly skilled consultants.

Support & DevOps

We don’t necessarily have to have developed a customised program to be able to provide third line support. We have the skills and experience to take on pre-existing ones. Helpdesk staff have their own place, however when it boils down to de-bugging and resolving intricate problems, our expert engineers can do it all, ensuring maximum performance from your software.

Our team is directed by business and technology specialists, Geoff Ballard and Andrew Chalmers, making sure your distinct software program is forever in safe hands. Year after year, it’s been demonstrated that our flexible development job strategy offers openness and timely delivery for custom made program jobs.

We have been active in the Tyne and Wear community for several years. In addition to our 5 Microsoft Solution Partner accreditation, we hold ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 27001:2013 standards together with the Crown Commercial Supplier certification.

Why Ballard Chalmers

Ballard Chalmers is part of the Transparity Group, one of the very few Azure Expert MSPs in the UK together with a 17-year heritage of providing qualified high-quality services.


Ballard Chalmers was established in 2005, although our history extends back even further. We have many decades of experience in custom software program development using Microsoft technologies and know we could give a qualified service to your company.


Dealing with technical problems is what we accomplish, every day, it is second nature to our developers who know this technology thoroughly. By working together with us, these competencies are delivered directly to you.


The very best Microsoft Business Partners are those who have attained acknowledgement as a multiple solution partner and in a variety of Microsoft-specific areas of expertise. We have proven our proficiency and fulfilled massive technical standards through testing & auditing.


Our designers, consultants and developers are accredited by Microsoft for their expert abilities. They bring about that technical knowledge and years of development work experience you require for the customised application.

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

CapitalTracker now controls every aspect of our business. That’s why the partnership with Ballard Chalmers has been so important. The programmers work for me, but are supported by their full technical team – it’s the best of both worlds.

Director of Development – Ipes

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

Ballard Chalmers were engaged to undertake the work from project inception to ensure that requirements were fully captured…Feedback for the upgrade project was very positive and the site continues to evolve as more content and functions are added.

Head of Information Management – Rail Safety and Sandards Board

They help you bring out the technical elements of your system. We have our own development team that comes up with the initial technical design but it’s become part of our standard process to use Ballard Chalmers as a sounding board for technical designs whether or not we’re asking them to do the work. They still come back and help us make sure we’re making the right technical choices.

Head of IT – Ipes

I’ve worked with a number of external companies with regards to support and development, all of whom have been professional, but I can honestly say that Ballard Chalmers have delivered their service to the highest standard of them all.

IT Program Manager – Plastic Logic

To pass on some feedback from the testers, it is unanimous that everyone thinks this new system is an improvement with many comments about the improved functionality and speed of the system. Really fantastic feedback from users considering it’s the first time they have ever seen it.

Principal Consultant – Management Consultancy

They are always available to have a conversation, and are quick to respond to any questions we have. The openness within the channels is great, and they let us know when a team member will be away so we can manage our timeline expectations. They deploy changes quickly, and show good flexibility to address any issues we have.

Project Manager – OVO Energy

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

I have probably tried every potential method for software engineering projects and this has been by far the most effective experience I have had. The insights brought by Ballard Chalmers were invaluable.

CEO – Square Marble Technology

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