We have a wealth of experience partnering with public sector organisations and have forged long-term relationships with many of them. Our track record in this sector is second to none, from delivering high-end bespoke software through to maintenance and support.

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Software development partner for the public sector

Ballard Chalmers is a proud software development partner to the private sector, providing solutions to organisations such as Transport for London, the NHS, numerous county councils and commissions.

For these clients we have developed software on-premises and in the cloud in .NET and Azure, SQL Server, SharePoint, BizTalk Server and Xamarin.

With our core services and expertise, we have great flexibility to work with you across any point of the development lifecycle.


Our experts can design, develop, upgrade, modernise and implement Microsoft enterprise applications for your public sector organisation, delivering software to help you streamline operations, leverage data, lower costs, meet compliance standards and gain greater transparency. Our focus is on helping you to achieve operational requirements that increase your ability to serve the community.

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we benefit from specialised technical support and services from Microsoft, which means we can serve you better.

Crown Commercial Service Supplier

Ballard Chalmers is an official supplier for the Crown Commercial Service for the ‘Digital Outcomes and Specialists 3’ framework, which supports the research, designing, building, testing and delivery of software applications and digital services within the public sector.

The framework has been agreed between the Crown Commercial Service and Ballard Chalmers which means when you work with us you can be assured of compliance with procurement regulations.

A copy of the agreement is available to view on the Crown Commercial Service website here.

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Client stories


Transport for London

The Future Ticketing Programme

Fully bespoke .NET / SQL Server product that deals with a wholesale update of the way the Oyster card is used and the way contact payments are taken and distributed



Telemedicine Referral Images Portal System

Microsoft-recognised and award winning custom software for the Queen Victoria Hospital

We appreciate all the project input from Ballard Chalmers, who not only developed the system rapidly and without disruption, but suggested enhancements to our original concept. The system is creating opportunities fro even better patient care than envisaged at the start of the project.


IT Manager, Queen Victoria Hospital

Why Ballard Chalmers

Heritage:We were established in 2005, though our heritage is much longer. We have over 30 years’ experience delivering in software development, particularly to the public sector.

Expertise:As software engineers we are technical problem solvers. This is what we do.

Microsoft Gold Partners:Only the top 5% of Microsoft Partners have attained Microsoft competencies and Gold demonstrates best-in-class capability. We have met extensive technology requirements and demonstrated expertise through rigorous exams.

Trust:We are already the trusted development partners to public sector organisations and have over a 90% client retention rate.

Meet The Team

With well-seasoned experts at the helm, Ballard Chalmers are the experts you can rely on for your custom software development. Learn more about our team here, or call 01342 410223 to talk to us. 

Meet The Team


We offer a breadth of services and custom software solutions. Learn more about the services we can deliver to help you achieve your organisation’s objectives.


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