Briar Ridge website design | Websites Dorset

About Us

Based in Dorset, UK, Briar Ridge was established as a computing consultancy in 1999 and has experience in a wide range of IT design, development and support with major International companies such as Electrolux, AEG, Citibank and Liverpool Victoria Insurance.

Since 2002 we have focused on website development and support for small and medium businesses.



"Thank you so much for all the hard work you put into creating my web site. You listened to what I wanted and came up with a few extra ideas too. I have had lots of positive comments from clients to the point that they have added me to their ‘favourites’. "
Sharon Moore – Move On Rentals (The Lettings Specialists)

“Our aim was to produce the premier marina owners website in the UK and we have exceeded all our expectations! Absolutely delighted with the development support which has enabled us to enhance the site year on year and your rapid response to apply the numerous updates we make each month.
We have received many compliments from Bertholder's and Marina Operators. Indeed it was the quality of our site that was instrumental in obtaining a hosted visit from a major boat builder.
We see it as the prime source of communication and information for our members."
John Saunders, Chairman CQBHA

“I received many positive comments about the site. The Google placement and detailed description were a major contributor to selling my boat privately. Thanks for organising such a successful web sales campaign.”
Sealine Owner, Poole Harbour

"Thank you for your thorough professionalism whilst peparing our web site. More importantly, thank you for your extreme patience with us and your good humour throughout."
Deric Whitney. Managing Director, Technical Gas Training Ltd

“I showed a group of people the website last night and it was great to have the photo slideshow on there. Thankyou for the excellent work you have done on this site, I will recommend you to other contacts. ”
L.T. Pick More Daisies, Wimborne

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in the news

Our Customer base continues to grow in 2012 with major developments for businesses outside our local area.

Our search engine optimisation (SEO) expertise is now paying dividends with our SEO customers all enjoying page #1 rankings in Google.

We have been comissioned to perform a major conversion and update on the Lowe & Fletcher site, who now have nine page #1 Google listings for their website following our SEO work!!

Portfolio Samples

Counsellor and Psychotherapist, West Midlands

We have just designed and built a site for a professional Psychotherapist in the West Midlands.

The site has been optimised for search engine placement and built with compatibility for ipad devices.

Michael Phillips Architects

Michael Phillips is an award winning architect. He relocated his business from the USA to the UK and we were asked to setup hosting and email services for his website. This we did in conjunction with his previous web host in Florida.

Construction Markets Analysis

Construction Markets provide bespoke market research to the Construction Industry. We were contracted to redesign their website and undertake the search engine otimisation. The company now enjoys a page #1 listing on Google.

Simon Pounds, Freelance Copywriter

Simon Pounds is an exciting creative writer based in Sydney, Australia. This site provides a preview of his work.

Lowe and Fletcher, lock manufacturers UK

Lowe and Fletcher commissioned us to optimise their search engine placement. We achieved nine page #1 Google listings for their website!!

Computer Troubleshooters

Computer Troubleshooters cover all areas of North and East Dorset. We configured and hosted their website, set up the email and registered the site with the major search engines.

Gas Safe Courses

We are now supporting the second website for TGT. The new site uses the power of accordian panels to deliver compact page sizes with high content levels.
We undertook the Web Design, Brochure Adaptation, Image Production, Domain Registration, Hosting, Email setup, Search Engine Placement.

Coastal Industrial Heating screenshot

Industrial Heating Southampton
Website Development, Content Production, Domain Registration, Hosting, Search Engine Placement, Email setup, Support.


Number 9, Wimborne

A new restaurant. We are undertaking Web Design, Logo Design, Image Production, Slide Show Implementation, Domain Registration, Hosting, Search Engine Placement, and will provide ongoing Support .

Deusinger Consulting

We have been commissioned to develop the webpresence for, one of the foremost executive HR consultancies in the UK.

Berth Holders Association

Web Concept, Website Development, Logo Design, Image Production, Domain Registration, Hosting, Search Engine Placement, Email setup, Support