September 2021

Top App Developers in London

App developers are responsible for building, testing, and deploying mobile apps. They are skilled in programming languages best for mobile apps across multiple platforms. These app development programming languages include Java, Swift, Python, Objective-C, Ruby, PHP, and more. As you look for an app development company to help you with your mobile app, consider platform compatibility – Android, iOS, cross platform – and the programming languages the developer may need experience with. These criteria will narrow your search. Next, consider the features your app needs. More complex apps require more development skill and will be more expensive.

Luckily, London has some of the best mobile apps company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with mobile apps company in London. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best App Development Companies in London

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, 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
    Sourced powered by Deliveroo

    Sourced powered by Deliveroo

    We partnered with tech unicorn Deliveroo to design and develop a new ingredient sourcing platform for restaurants on iOS, Android and Web. The platform, which includes bespoke apps for both restaurants and suppliers...
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    Fitch Learning

    Fitch Learning

    Fitch is a leader in training and development for the financial services sector. By its own admission, however, its apps had been built for function over form and were lacking strong design. Management, therefore, decided...
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    Santander - Fueling FinTech...

    Santander - Fueling FinTech...

    The global banking group, Santander, recognised the banking industry is about to change rapidly, with the growth of FinTech digital technologies that are set to disrupt the industry. With this in mind, Santander's...
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    Royal Pharmaceutical BNF App

    Royal Pharmaceutical BNF App

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society supports the pharmacy profession in England, Scotland and Wales and since 1949 they have published the British National Formulary (BNF), a reference book that provides guidance on...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Fueled creates valuable and profitable apps for clients of all sizes, receiving notable recognition for their work from Creative Review and Digiday. The design and development agency specializes in projects within the arts, entertainment, and consumer products industries.

    Afterlight already had an iOS app but approached Fueled to design an Android version that included all of the same functionalities. The photo-editing app features an accessible interface that allows users to enhance images through various filters, textures, and frames. Since launching, it has garnered over 20,000 users.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Blockchain
    • 20% Other
    MGM Resorts International

    MGM Resorts International

    The official app from MGM Resorts is your personal concierge – it lets you get to your room faster, unlock your room door with Digital Key, make & manage hotel, dining, and show reservations, and find the nearest...
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    Rite Aid Pharmacy

    Rite Aid Pharmacy

    Manage all of your pharmacy prescriptions, browse and shop the Rite Aid Online Store, find product savings and coupons, and manage your wellness+ rewards account anywhere or anytime from your iPhone or iPad with the...
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    Crunchbase

    Crunchbase

    With over 31 million users, Crunchbase is the world's most relied upon business information platform. Crunchbase's mobile app is the fastest way to find what you need to know and will quickly become an indispensable part...
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    Verizon

    Verizon

    Verizon asked Fueled to create an innovative in-store mobile experience that enables customers to digitally interact with products and discover exclusive mobile content as they explore the store and pass through...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With enterprise clients like Honda and Denza in addition to multiple startups, Tapptitude has the experience to support their reputation. They’re European-based mobile app and UX designers with a global mindset.

    Tenor created one of the most popular GIF apps in the world, with millions of users worldwide. Tapptitude designed their app to be as fun and dynamic as the GIFs it helps create.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Web Development
    • 5% Other
    Tenor

    Tenor

    Multi-million user base GIF keyboard app that allows users to choose from millions of emotionally tagged GIFs. Services: Product Consultancy | Android Development | Quality Assurance
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    Wellory

    Wellory

    Wellory is a tech company on a mission to make personalized nutrition accessible for all. Wellory believes everyone deserves a healthy, long term relationship with food. Services: Product Consultancy | UX & UI Design...
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    OnTapp

    OnTapp

    Ontapp is an in-venue order management product for hospitality businesses. Both easy to use for customers and employees and beautifully engineered to work leanly, Ontapp creates smoother workflows in any restaurant, bar...
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    OxWash

    OxWash

    Oxwash is re-engineering the laundry process from the ground up. They’ve created a clinically-clean, net-zero carbon emissions process, from collection through washing and back to delivery for personal and business...
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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
    OpenAir Med: Healthcare App

    OpenAir Med: Healthcare App

    Providing patients with instant feedback on the health of their lungs. Helping the 10,000 people diagnosed with a respiratory illness each week to live their lives uninhibited.  
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    Watco: B2B E-Commerce Platform

    Watco: B2B E-Commerce Platform

    Creating a direct channel between customers and Watco’s expert technical team, helping every single customer find the right product for their needs and feel confident throughout the installation period.
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    Belle Hutt: Fitness App

    Belle Hutt: Fitness App

    Helping every member of Belle's fast-growing community to find the perfect workout for their goals, preferred style, and mood.
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    Buddyng: Travel App

    Buddyng: Travel App

    Connecting like-minded students and aspiring adventurers through truly unforgettable travel experiences. Inspiring a modern era of exploration through a travel-based social media platform.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, 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
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 5% UX/UI Design
    • 5% Custom Software Development
    • 35% Other
    The Charles Stanley App

    The Charles Stanley App

    Partnering with a new generation of traders with enhanced app performance and new components for mobile customers. 
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    The Perfect Play App

    The Perfect Play App

    The pocket guide to become a pro footballer. The Perfect Play app fuses advanced football training expertise with state of the art interactive augmented reality.
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    Co-op Membership App

    Co-op Membership App

    We collaborated with one of the UK's biggest retailers to deliver a mobile account management system that drives scheme interaction, empowering members and boosting engagement through mobile. 
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    My Argos Card App

    My Argos Card App

    A convenient and interactive store card management app to view your My Argos Card credit and purchasing account. The My Argos Card is used by more than 1.5m customers to spend over £700m in Argos stores and online.
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, 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
    Waterstones E-commerce App...

    Waterstones E-commerce App...

    We helped one of the UK’s largest and best-loved book retailers stay relevant and profitable by enabling online shopping via their iOS and Android apps.
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    KitchenCraft retail supply chain...

    KitchenCraft retail supply chain...

    KitchenCraft has over 5,500 customers and UK retail partners including Selfridges, Waitrose and Amazon. With so many outlets stocking its products, the team wanted to build an app that could be used on any device to help...
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    Dashboard App Development for...

    Dashboard App Development for...

    Willis Towers Watson is a leading global professional company that helps clients turn risk into an opportunity for growth. The company approached Brightec to assist with creating a design to communicate a large quantity...
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    Google’s Playbook for Developers

    Google’s Playbook for Developers

    Brightec recently worked on a great app development project with design agency, Ribot. We helped them to deliver the very latest version of Google’s Playbook for Developers, an incredibly useful resource for Android...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Tkxel is a high-end company known for delivering cutting-edge tech solutions across digital platforms. The talented team of developers creates mobile app, custom software, and website solutions across industries like finance, information technology, and business services. 

    One of their recent projects was creating Nutonian—a custom, cloud-based loyalty management solution that acts as a mobile wallet. The Tkxel team not only created the custom IP but only engineered a suite of wireless short-range web and mobile solutions for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Development
    • 30% CRM Consulting and SI
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    ML powered advanced user platform...

    ML powered advanced user platform...

    Customized CRM system to improve customer experience and efficient task management  Advanced dashboard ensuring process automation for prompt inquiry identification & status updates to improve business performance...
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    Comprehensive App development for...

    Comprehensive App development for...

    Saving 40% of the resources through system automation and 10x faster application processing  80% reduction in sign-up times to ensure seamless customer experience.  Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 230...
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    Next-Gen CRM for system...

    Next-Gen CRM for system...

    Exponentially improved tracking and reporting of orders and shipments along with a 25% increase in order fill rates. Developing a custom CRM for implementing smart solutions and system automation in order to streamline...
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    Industry defining SaaS platform...

    Industry defining SaaS platform...

    80% reduction in missed orders through ML solutions. Predictive modeling for customer lifetime value to increase sales. Replenium delivers intelligent product replenishment solutions which fundamentally improve the way...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    iTechArt Group’s stylish and contemporary mobile design is evident in their work for brands like Gain Capital and Stella Service. This custom software development provider is based in New York and features a 1,800+ strong talent pool of designers, developers, and leaders.

    ClassPass is a fitness membership organization that found itself in need of a more powerful, streamlined app. iTechArt Group worked with ClassPass’ online team to develop a feature-rich web solution for both iOS and Android users.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 10% AR/VR Development
    • 30% Other
    Web and native mobile solutions...

    Web and native mobile solutions...

    ClassPass is a monthly fitness membership that gives you access to the best boutique fitness studios. Challenge: ClassPass needed to enhance the existing technical solution with new features while improving overall...
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    Web and mobile solutions for a...

    Web and mobile solutions for a...

    Convene provides premium places to work, meet, and host events. Challenge: Convene needed an expert engineering team to automate the venue booking process and develop the company’s proprietary Elevate SaaS tech...
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    Corporate travel solution

    Corporate travel solution

    Rocketrip helps businesses reduce travel spend by incentivizing employees to save when they travel for business. Challenge: Ramp up the onsite team with senior-level talent in order to accelerate the development of the...
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    Property management solution

    Property management solution

    BuildingLink helps thousands of buildings worldwide run smoothly and efficiently with state-of-the-art software and hardware that's years ahead of the competition. Challenge: BuildingLink needed a top-talent team to...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Chelsea Apps counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this London-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted mobile and web app development work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Chelsea Apps helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Web Development
    Bother - Smart E-commerce

    Bother - Smart E-commerce

    Bother came to Chelsea Apps with the idea of changing the way we shop, taking a ‘regulars’ approach to learn what items a user needs and when. This would allow for a user to choose their most commonly purchased...
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    Peace One Day - Impact Profile

    Peace One Day - Impact Profile

    Impact Profile provides a central destination for individuals wishing to measure and showcase their own social contribution and impact, therefore inspiring others to do the same – social media for social good. We want...
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    Itsu - Loyalty App

    Itsu - Loyalty App

    Itsu challenged us to build a loyalty app that was genuinely unique and gave users an experience that truly felt ‘the itsu way’. We wanted to build something that was more than just a reward scheme. By integrating AR...
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    Least - Faster commercial leasing

    Least - Faster commercial leasing

    Least set out to create a better experience for commercial property leases, for both tenants and landlords. Creating an app that allows for clearer contracts and a better way to communicate would allow for the process to...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    1,000 - 9,999
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    DMI has delivered brand development results to brands like Addison Lee, still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Maryland-based firm helps companies focus their branding strategy to improve their ability to create iconic brands.

    If you want to see how DMI helps brands meet their goals in a crowded space, look no further than their branding work for Aerosoles. DMI helped them define and execute a strategy that would help them meet their goals.

    SERVICES
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    UX/UI Design for Addison Lee

    UX/UI Design for Addison Lee

    The Challenge: - Although Addison Lee was the first passenger transport company in London to offer its customers mobile apps, it received fierce competition from pure mobile start-ups - DMI completely redesigned the...
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    Mobile App Development for Drop...

    Mobile App Development for Drop...

    The US Army National Guard, based locally in every state of the U.S., serves their community, state, and country. The National Guard wanted to raise awareness of their work, and its importance for society, with the use of...
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    Mobile App Development for London...

    Mobile App Development for London...

    London’s Heathrow Airport is a hub for international aviation. Each day, over 180.000 travelers pass through Heathrow’s doors, flying to and from over 180 destinations in over 90 countries around the world. To...
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    O2 Priority Moments

    O2 Priority Moments

    O2’s Priority Ticketing, has been a great success in terms of brand consideration. An O2 study showed that customers, as well as non- customers appreciate the brand 10 to 20 percent more respectively if they know about...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    Thoughtbot design and develop solutions to solve problems for clients like Postmates, Yammer, and Iora Health. Their service line includes mobile app development, web development, and interface design for mid and small-sized clients across industries. 

    Bark, a startup that delivers toys and treats to pet owners, hired thoughtbot to launch a business-critical subscription product in time for the holiday season. The thoughtbot team worked quickly to rewrite the checkout flow to accommodate the new subscription option.  

    SERVICES
    • 45% Web Development
    • 35% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    Exploring and developing a new...

    Exploring and developing a new...

    When Teikametrics reached out for help with their platform, thoughtbot initially built out a rapid MVP using Ruby on Rails. As customers started getting accepted into the system, it became clear that more firepower was...
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    Building a secure, compliant...

    Building a secure, compliant...

    PathCheck is an organization founded out of MIT, that coordinates and empowers a global community of organizations, researchers, health officials, and volunteers. The focus of the PathCheck organization is building open...
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    Rapid validation of a therapist...

    Rapid validation of a therapist...

    Health Match 360 had a pre-revenue and bootstrapped first-iteration MVP and needed guidance in design and product direction. thoughtbot ran a design sprint for Health Match 360 in order to test the assumptions that were...
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    Integrating a Content Management...

    Integrating a Content Management...

    DigitalOcean hired thoughtbot in a period of rapid expansion. The company website needed fast updates, but the marketing team was feeling blocked. thoughtbot suggested integrating a Content Management System (CMS) with...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    london, United Kingdom

    CronJ IT clients include Mitsubishi Motors, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to custom software development for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, CronJ IT was founded on forward-thinking principles in India.

    When Mood Media needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to CronJ IT. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their custom software more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 40% Artificial Intelligence
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    Social Media app Development

    Social Media app Development

    Social media app development agency.  
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    Telemedicine app development

    Telemedicine app development

    Custom Telemedicine app development.
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    Ai based SOP monitoring System

    Ai based SOP monitoring System

    The experienced team of CronJ quickly onboarded and closely assessed the manufacturing process. With a deeper insight into the problem, CronJ chalked out the solution. It used OpenCV, TensorFlow, CNN, and IoT for...
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    Ai based computer vision product

    Ai based computer vision product

    The video analytics team from CronJ sketched the solution carefully to suit the needs of various industries. The experts in video analytics used Intrusion and tracing techniques. It efficiently detected motions of...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Hawk, STUDIO GRAPHENE empowers brands with mobile app development. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of STUDIO GRAPHENE’s experience is their work for Sign Studio, one of the world’s respected brands. STUDIO GRAPHENE helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 45% Custom Software Development
    • 45% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    Canopy

    Canopy

    Canopy, the multi-award-winning FinTech platform for renters, approached Studio Graphene to help design and build its mobile app and web platform. Canopy's goal was to offer more features and functionality to their user...
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    Mintago

    Mintago

    Mintago is a responsible end-to-end financial wellbeing solution for employers designed to empower and help employees increase their savings and financial resilience so they can live a life free from financial stress...
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    Agio

    Agio

    The Agio App is the easiest way to find the best exchange rates near you. Save time, effort and money with just a few taps on your phone.   Using GPS, the app identifies your location and allows you to compare exchange...
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    OrderPay

    OrderPay

    OrderPay allows users to find their nearest bar or restaurant, browse the entire menu, order and pay for their food and drinks directly from their table using their mobile phone.    They approached Studio Graphene...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

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

    TedX creates intellectual experiences for clients around the world. They turned to Ampersand + Ampersand for a focused app development strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Ampersand + Ampersand delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 5% Wearable App Development
    • 5% Other
    NHS Kings College Hospital IBD

    NHS Kings College Hospital IBD

    TruckTel

    TruckTel

    NHS Rheumatology Department

    NHS Rheumatology Department

    ASKHR Kingston Hospital

    ASKHR Kingston Hospital

  • 15
    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
    Dee Zaster on Monster Island

    Dee Zaster on Monster Island

    Dee Zaster on Monster Island is a challenging and addictive match-3 games much like Toy Blast and Candy Crush.
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    The Times

    The Times

    The Times iPad app faithfully recreates the print edition of the newspaper, with interactive content, quizzes and bookmarkable news.
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    Busuu for Kids

    Busuu for Kids

    The Busuu app allows children to learn English by working through a number of exciting and engaging games.
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    BuaBook

    BuaBook

    A sports trading platform for iPhone, BuaBook allows you to bet on the performance of your favourite teams and players as if they were commodoties.
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