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Powerful reliable web hosting

Future Shock provides web hosting on powerful Microsoft Windows 2003 based servers - we do not provide Linux hosting. We offer a number of different hosting plans to suit every budget, with prices as low as £20 per year for basic hosting.

Our servers are provided by Rackspace UK and are located in London data centres operating with at least 99.99% uptime. We provide domain registration and management services - we are a Nominet Member and tag holder (for .uk domains) and JANET Approved ISP Member (for and domains). We are a Comodo SSL partner allowing us to add fantastically priced HTTPS secure encrypted communication to your website in just minutes.

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Clean and Intelligent Web design

Good-looking and user-friendly websites for companies of all sizes

We specialise in the production of reliable, straightforward and easy-to-use solutions which cater to the needs of users.

Whether you just want a simple contact form or a full e-commerce site, we can code it for you.
Expert level programming in ASP.NET, ASP Classic, JavaScript, XML/XSL, HTML and CSS, SQL Server and Microsoft Access. WCAG Accessibility to AAA conformance where required. Search engine friendly and easy to maintain HTML markup. Static Sites, Content Management Systems, and many other project types delivered on time and on budget.

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Search Engines and Offline Marketing

Gaining competitive advantage

From the black arts of web marketing to improving your brand, we can assist in getting your website, and your company, the attention it deserves.

We don't pretend there's a big secret to web marketing. Using basic principles and ethical techniques, we've helped many companies move up in the search engine rankings in competitive markets such as Spanish property and children's clothing. We offer everything from straightforward advice to full online marketing services, including link campaigns and Adwords management. Whatever your budget, and whatever your market, we can help.

We also help with traditional ("offline") marketing - writing press releases, or working with your managers or external marketing consultants to achieve brand objectives.

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Our most recent news

14th October 2013 We have released a new version of our Date Picker product to fix a problem with the newest release of Google Chrome

4th April 2013 We have discontinued our Free Date Picker product after 8 years of service

3rd April 2012 We are pleased to release Worldwide Dispensers a redesigned site to match Rapak and DS Smith PLC design

20th March 2012 Redesigned and released Rapak to match the new look of DS Smith PLC

19th March 2012 Released V2 of TheSupportDirectory

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Working with the Internet since it began!

Knowledge, experience and the ability to listen

We are a small family-run business situated at the edge
of the Peak District in the centre of the UK. We've been trading as Future Shock since 1995 and became a UK private limited company in 2004. We have a very broad range of experience in the design, programming and marketing of both web-based and more traditional media.

We have worked with clients of all scales, ranging from international investment banks and multinational PLCs
to sole traders and personal home sites. We've built
e-commerce sites, estate agent sites, bespoke content managed systems, and information websites. We pride ourselves on delivering sites which best meet our clients' needs - whoever they may be and whatever their budget.

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Our Portfolio of Work

Below are a few examples of the websites we have produced.


After a recent re-design, Tektura's website is better than ever. The site is structured around a database updated easily through our custom built admin suite. The "Express" section of the site features a complex e-commerce solution which includes a fully flexible discount structure and a customer login.

Home Espana

A large estate agency website based on our Virtual Property Shop kit. As with all Virtual Property Shop sites, the site features an easily updateable property database, an "email alerts" system and clean, simple property pages. HomeEspana also features large information and news sections, for which we provided both the design and the content.

Wirksworth Town Council

A small and simple local government website for the Derbyshire town in which we are based; designed, built and maintained by Future Shock.

Totally Funky

A fully featured e-commerce site using out E-Shops platform built using the latest ASP.NET and SQL Server technologies to designs provided by the client. Also see its sister sites Strawberry Fool, I Love Vee Dub and which are powered by the same platform.
The Support Directory

The Support Directory

A electronic directory platform produced in ASP.NET and SQL Server, already powering directories for regional branches of a number of major national charities. Released in partnership with C27 Media under the company name e-directories ltd.

Willow Direct

A small e-commerce site for local business Willow Direct featuring account registration, online ordering and backend admin system including product management. Future Shock were responsible for all elements of the corporate design and website production, including printed brochures.

The Kids Window

A sophisticated e-commerce site selling children's clothing, child-sized furniture and games. It includes a product search, stock control, various "sell-up" features and payment in 3 currencies. The site has recently had a design makeover to coincide with the launch of several new product ranges.

Spanish Holidays Direct

A owners-direct portal website for holiday rental villas and apartments in Spain. A collaboration project between Future Shock and several highly-experienced specialist in the Spanish property and holidays market. Future Shock were responsible for the entire corporate design and website production.

Mediterranean Ocean Properties

Another estate agent site based on our Virtual Property Shop kit. This site, including the logo, was designed and built by Future Shock on a tight budget.


Future Shock built this site from scratch in 8 languages to client supplied designs, with large sections of the site updatable through a back-end admin suite including a complex multi-lingual technical document reference library.


This large multilingual corporate site is developed and maintained completely by Future Shock, with admin suite management of various dynamic content.

Virtual Property Shop

Product website for our Virtual Property Shop estate agent website kit. A powerful property search and management system (including CMS) supporting unlimited properties, photos and languages. Written in classic ASP and powered by a Microsoft Access database, it can be hosted on most high-quality Windows hosting providers.


An unusual website providing specialist protection solutions to the museum and gallery market. Built to client supplied designs, featuring online ordering and backend admin.

Nerja Realty

Built on a heavilly customised version our powerful Virtual Property Shop website kit, Nerja Realty are a Spanish property sales and long term rental firm.
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