October 2022

Best iOS App Development Companies in the United Kingdom

iPhone app development allows businesses to reach consumers directly on their iPhones and other Apple products. The benefits of having an iPhone app include, security for iPhone users, strong user experience and usability, access to a loyal and large Apple consumer base, and improved app revenue due to the large number of people that have Apple mobile devices.

The cost of developing an iOS app depends on the functionalities in the app. Native apps that are able to access the microphones and cameras on an iPhone usually cost around $100,000 to develop, while less complex iPhone apps can be developed for $10,000 or less.

We compiled and vetted a list of iOS app company in the United Kingdom to help you find a iPhone application development companies. Each company has a portfolio of work and is ranked based on client reviews, market leadership, and work experience. Hire the iPhone application development companies that aligns with your business goals, project management style, budget, and timeline.

List of the Top iPhone Application Development Companies in the UK

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

    Where do companies turn when their current mobile app development isn’t making the grade and they need a fast course-correction? Brands like Toyota turn to Hedgehog Lab, a London-based agency that delivers mobile app development to organizations and companies that need results.

    AkzoNobel is a paint and performance coating company that needed to create a mobile app with e-commerce capabilities. They employed Hedgehog Lab, who were quickly able to analyze their existing mobile app, then develop and execute a more effective approach that led to a measurable increase in KPIs.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 40% Web Development
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Salford, United Kingdom

    Apadmi uses their knowledge of mobile trends to help clients including Lexus, BBC, and Range Rover reach their audiences in entirely new ways. They’re a mobile technology company that works with clients of all sizes to deliver mobile solutions to their customers.

    One example of Apadmi’s work includes a floor-to-ceiling design of The Guardian newspaper’s Android and Kindle Fire app. Highly visual and different from other traditional digital newspapers’ apps, The Guardian sets the benchmark for powerful mobile news applications.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    • 5% Other
    Skyscanner app

    Skyscanner app

    We worked with Skyscanner’s in-house team to broaden their mobile offering, creating an easy-to-use app that would simplify the booking process, while enhancing the user experience.
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    PropertyPal App

    PropertyPal App

    With 70% of PropertyPal.com web traffic coming from mobile, they needed a suite of apps available on iOS and Andriod that made the most of phone and tablet functionality for a simple, intuitive UI and unique customer...
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    Travel Counsellors' my TC app

    Travel Counsellors' my TC app

    Apadmi collaborated with Travel Counsellors to create my TC – an app that manages every aspect of your bespoke holiday package, from that initial search right down to the departure countdown.
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Magora has developed over 300 native web and mobile applications for clients like Unilever, Cisco, and Toyota. Their development team focuses on creating internal enterprise utilities, consumer-facing services, and startup MVPs for clients across a variety of industries like healthcare, finance, and real estate.

    To help pharmaceutical company EGIS understand its data and use it to inform decisions, Magora built a custom app: Pharm Card. Medical representatives use Pharm Card to track information from trips to pharmacies. The app aggregates the data, processes it, and displays it for the executive team.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    tellMasha App for Danone

    tellMasha App for Danone

    App Store Google Play tellMasha is a mobile app for a multinational food corporation, Danone. The consumer-facing application enables users to participate and improve product quality control. Find out more about this...
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    Pharmcard: enterprise software...

    Pharmcard: enterprise software...

    Pharmcard is a bespoke software system for multinational pharmaceutical company. The project includes an iOS application, web application and integrated DB of pharmaceutical products price, stock availability, sales...
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    StarBuffet

    StarBuffet

    StarrBuffet is a new Magora iOS mobile app development project for a popular self-service restaurant chain. The Magora team helped the client to make workflow efficient and transparent. With the implementation of the...
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    SwipedOn

    SwipedOn

    Our new work in portfolio is an iPad receptionist visitor management software for SwipedOn. With this application the New Zealand startup has raised over $1M in seed, been recognised as a market leader.
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Reigate, United Kingdom

    This established mobile app development company counts major brands like SwonSong among their clients. Based in UK, Sonin brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Alpine Talent Management creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Sonin for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Sonin delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Mobile App Development
    • 15% UX/UI Design
  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom

    3 Sided Cube won App Agency of the Year at the 2018 UK App Awards and Most Innovative App Developer at the UK Agency Awards. Their team of 30+ designers and developers has served clients in over 90 countries across the world.

    The American Red Cross has long-struggled to make donating blood an appealing way to make a difference. 3 Sided Cube created a mobile app that transformed blood donation. The app allows donors to track where their blood is being used to save lives.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    American Red Cross - Blood Donor...

    American Red Cross - Blood Donor...

    With blood banks at an all-time low and blood donations continuing to drop-off all across the US, The American Red Cross reached out to 3 Sided Cube to develop a solution that would disrupt the donation process and...
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    RNLI - H2Only App

    RNLI - H2Only App

    The aim of H2Only is, to raise as much money as possible for the RNLI. As a charity, the RNLI relies on the support of the public to continue saving lives at sea.
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    British Red Cross - First Aid App

    British Red Cross - First Aid App

    App Credentials: Winner of the Best Mobile App at the European Digital Communication Awards. No 10 App in the UK Android, iOS and Blackberry Builds Localised into 26 Languages and in 88 Countries
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    Boots - Eye Check App

    Boots - Eye Check App

    App Credentials: #1 App in the UK 1 Million+ downloads
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    York, United Kingdom

    This established mobile app development company counts major brands like Uber among their clients. Based in the United Kingdom, Netsells brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Jaguar Landrover creates automobile products for clients around the world. They turned to Netsells for a focused mobile app that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Netsells delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Other
    YourParkingSpace Mobile App...

    YourParkingSpace Mobile App...

    After experiencing substantial growth, YourParkingSpace wanted to ensure that they had the infrastructure required to service a rapidly growing user base of landlords and tenants across multiple endpoints, devices and...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like FindMe FindMe, but Digiruu is a mobile app development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This UK-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Digiruu helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Uvent. Digiruu helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Design
    • 10% Other
    Pretty Lavish

    Pretty Lavish

    “The App Is Really Easy To Use, And Love That I Can Quickly Check Out With Apple Pay”   Pretty Lavish is a British fashion brand built to inspire their community to be the best version of themselves and celebrate...
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    The Sturdee Clinic

    The Sturdee Clinic

    The Sturdee clinic is a specialist travel clinic and occupational health clinic. They specialise in all types of travel medicine, and provide all travel vaccines. We worked with them to create their impressive website...
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    IG Global

    IG Global

    IG Global Group is a private international holding company that focuses on the metals and mining industry.
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    Deal Bell

    Deal Bell

    Deal Bell is the easiest-to-use and most intelligent platform that streamlines the process of identifying the hottest off-market opportunities from a real estate investors' multiple lists of distressed properties so that...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Cardiff, United Kingdom

    Rantmedia’s client list reaches from BBC London to Jaguar Land Rover and has earned them multiple BAFTA awards. Based in England, Rantmedia offers a global client base and success stories to back their reputation.

    Project AWARE is a global charity focused on protecting oceans. Rantmedia built them a compelling and easy-to-use mobile experience to help members of the diving community capture data relating to Project AWARE’s Dive Against Debris campaign. They integrated push notifications and custom views to keep users engaged.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    Dale - Connecting engineers to HQ

    Dale - Connecting engineers to HQ

    Connecting Dale Engineers to HQ 24/7; keeping engineers on top of their planned jobs by tracking and recording job costs. Dale needed a digital partner to replace and improve their existing mobile app used by their...
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    ABRSM - Bringing music theory to...

    ABRSM - Bringing music theory to...

    Bringing music theory to life with fun and engaging gameplay. ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) commissioned us to re-develop multiple products across their suite of apps, including Theory Works...
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    WhatsChanged - Managing project...

    WhatsChanged - Managing project...

    Providing businesses with the ideal tool to capture, manage, and ultimately maximize their project variations. A feature-rich platform, one of the key features is the ability for app users to record videos on a...
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    Cadw - Legends of the Sky

    Cadw - Legends of the Sky

    An interactive, holographic experience to increase visits to Welsh heritage sites. Cadw, the Welsh Government's historic environment service, looked to us for a new interactive experience aimed to attract both new and...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Alvechurch, United Kingdom

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like The Coleman Group, but Exploding Phone is a mobile app development agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This UK-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Exploding Phone helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Euro Packaging. Exploding Phone helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Mobile App Development
    SmartWater App Deployment Platform

    SmartWater App Deployment Platform

    SmartWater Technology Ltd provides security products and services based upon the company’s traceable liquid products. SmartWater partners with agencies, for example police forces, who introduce SmartWater’s crime...
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    Evo+ Assistive Technology Control...

    Evo+ Assistive Technology Control...

    The Steeper Group had previously commissioned an iOS app to enable people with mobility issues to control a range of household appliances and communication devices, however the app required a major update. Evo+ is the...
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    WorkSafe Training Systems Portal

    WorkSafe Training Systems Portal

    WorkSafe Training Systems is an independent services provider offering work place related training, co-ordination and support for instructors. This includes providing the training materials, qualification cards and...
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    HOPS Labour Recruitment and...

    HOPS Labour Recruitment and...

    HOPS Labour Solutions Ltd. is a leading UK horticultural and agricultural recruitment specialist and temporary labour provider. HOPS required a cloud-based system to maintain details about farms, applicants, workers and...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    This established mobile app development company counts major brands like The Times among their clients. Based in London, Glance Creative brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    The Sun creates products for customers around the world. They turned to Glance Creative for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Glance Creative delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    CHOMP

    CHOMP

    An early years game to teach motor skills and timing pattern identification.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Shoreham, United Kingdom

    Brightec is an award-winning development agency working with clients like Range Rover, Rouche, and The Marine Conservation Society. Their main service lines are mobile app development and user experience design.

     

    Working with nonprofit King's Education, the Bightec team created an app to help them showcase the best education options. The app helped the organization fulfill their mission of nurturing and developing young people by bringing their service to smartphones and tablets everywhere.

     

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    An Attractive, Easy-to-Use...

    An Attractive, Easy-to-Use...

    Ziffit are one of the UK’s leading online marketplaces. They thrive on simplicity, offering customers a quick and easy way to trade unwanted household media items. We were tasked with building an app that first and...
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    We Helped Numerco Stand Out From...

    We Helped Numerco Stand Out From...

    The app we built for Numerco is the only one of its kind in the UK app store. Though it was a challenging project, involving the handling of large amounts of both new and historic data, the chance to work on a completely...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Mastering mobile app development is an essential need in today’s market. That’s why brands everywhere have turned to the London-based The Distance App Developers for mobile design expertise that leads to real results. When a brand needs to reach mobile users more effectively with an agency they can depend on, they turn to The Distance App Developers.

    When one The Distance App Developers client found themselves lacking an effective mobile application, they came to The Distance App Developers to help them identify the most important features in a mobile app and execute them to perfection. The Distance App Developers delivered mobile design results that allowed their client to increase business on-schedule and within their budget.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Mobile App Development
    ticketclever

    ticketclever

    A revolution in travel for regular commuters whose travel varies on a day-to-day basis. Providing a highly streamlined user experience to make the “ticket” buying experience as easy as possible. Utilising GPS and user...
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    My Eurotunnel Mobile App

    My Eurotunnel Mobile App

    Eurotunnel required a mobile application to allow users to easily access their existing bookings and book more tickets. The mobile application that The Distance developed integrates with multiple Eurotunnel and third...
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    HighNetWork Mobile Application

    HighNetWork Mobile Application

    The Distance worked with HighNetWork to develop a mobile application that encouraged users in high-level positions to expand their network to enhance their business and professional growth.  Using behaviour driven...
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    The British Stunt Register Mobile...

    The British Stunt Register Mobile...

    The British Stunt Register required an application where all of its members were listed so that film directors and stunt coordinators could easily find the correct stunt professional for their project.  The Distance...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Many enterprise clients count One Beyond as their dependable custom software experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this London-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Beyond is a globally recognized leader in their sector and has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Web Development
    • 10% Mobile App Development
    • 10% Other
    IoT- and AI-enabled remote care...

    IoT- and AI-enabled remote care...

    Karantis360 is a new startup, set up to help the families and carers of dementia patients and elderly people who wish to continue living in their own homes. The AI-enabled software keeps track of the vulnerable family...
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    Digital-physical time planner

    Digital-physical time planner

    Bit Planner is a start up company combining the physical and digital world with a fun and easy to use concept. The idea is to take a physical, wall mounted board made of LEGO bricks to represent people, time and tasks...
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    MiFID II Equity Broker Client...

    MiFID II Equity Broker Client...

    Redburn is Europe’s largest independent equities broker, providing institutional investors such as investment banks and hedge funds with equity research and agency execution in Pan-European equity markets.  Redburn’s...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Dundee, United Kingdom

    Recognizable brands like NHS have employed Zudu to bring their mobile app development needs to the next level. Based in the United Kingdom, Zudu was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When the Scottish Government needed a more impactful and effective web strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Zudu provided them with a focused strategy that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Development
    Dundee Recovery Road Map

    Dundee Recovery Road Map

    Last year, we took over the development of the Dundee Recovery Road Map apps to help expand their capabilities, provide a design overhaul, and create an admin panel for managing services and events. Dundee Recovery Road...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    What do Simba and King Gaming have in common? They’ve both turned to Fortnight for product design expertise. This UK-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When BMW launched a platform targeting their unique users, Fortnight analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 55% Mobile App Development
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
    • 20% Other

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