The Project

Bringing together a disparate set of website requirements into a single global solution which can meet the different needs of each individual market, minimising the administrative overheads and providing flexibility to manage their digital estate “in-house”.

The new global website needed to embody their premium proposition, showcasing their extensive product portfolio and articulating their brand experience. A key challenge of the project was taking a physical showroom experience and translating it online. Providing users with the same rich and immersive experience and helpful resources, enabling them to find the right product for them, without needing to leave the house/office.

Creating an efficient, simple and tailored user experience across the Havwoods website was a critical requirement. Catering for a global audience across a range of industries meant that existing inconsistencies across Havwoods product and branded content needed to be addressed. 

Web Content Management

Kentico is a fully integrated ASP.NET enterprise Content Management System. One of the industry leaders with more than 1,000 partners in 80 countries, Kentico is a complete CMS solution for websites, online stores, communities and intranets. This all-in-one CMS includes out-of-the-box ecommerce and marketing capabilities, allowing businesses to build responsive web solutions that optimise customer experiences. 

Kentico Gold Partner

Kentico has been one of our preferred CMS platforms since 2009. In this time, we’ve established ourselves as one of the top Gold Partners in the UK, delivering hundreds of websites and working closely with their team as a trusted and respected partner. 

Being a Gold Partner is the highest accreditation you receive from Kentico and this acknowledges our dedication to delivering of Kentico websites of the highest standards. This was cemented last year when we became the first Kentico partner globally to pass their Kentico Quality Expert Audit first time. 

Meet a few of our creative thinkers, tea drinkers and sausage roll eaters
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  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Identifying and then guiding prospect clients through their initial stages of website UX and development.
    Fun fact about yourself:
    I auditioned for the role of Lavender Brown in Harry Potter.
    Describe yourself in three words
    Ambitious, Loyal, Greek.
    Eleanor Papadimos
    Business Development Manager
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    I manage and coordinate projects, support the Account Directors on their projects and act as the day-to-day contact for a wide variety of clients.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    Working closely with all the teams across the business, I get a great insight into how the agency works and understand projects from every angle. I also love a good client lunch.
    Describe yourself in three words
    Small, feisty and excitable (a bit like a puppy)
    Alicia Taylor
    Junior Account Manager
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    I handle the Scoping, Developing and Training clients in how to use features of their content management system, enabling them to add the website content that they want to show to the world.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    The people I work with. Everyone is different, both personally and professionally, each having their own expertise. It’s like an extended family.
    Describe yourself in three words
    Passionate, diligent and conscientious
    Ben Stephenson
    Developer
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Heading up all aspects of Account and Project Management, finding creative solutions to client requirements and generally hovering over projects to ensure all is well.
    Fun fact about yourself
    I’ve never seen Star Wars, Harry Potter or Shrek. In this industry, this makes me from another planet.
    Describe yourself in three words
    Upbeat, resourceful, feisty
    Claire Taylor
    Client Services Director
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Set the tone and direction, then trusting others to make it their own.
    Your top personal achievement
    12 years ago my wife and I set foot in York for the first time with everything we owned stuffed into two heavy suitcases… and now it’s our home.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    Working with such a broad array of clients and sectors – I love getting to know a little bit about everything.
    Jonathan Healey
    Managing Director
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    I create user-centred visual designs based on UX research and content strategies
    Fun fact about yourself
    My dog’s Instagram (@schanuzer_lover) has almost 2,000 followers
    Your top personal achievement
    I spent a Summer in New York City by myself when I was 19, interning as a Graphic Designer at a Life Sciences Research Company
    Helena Sandles
    Visual Designer
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Planning, coordinating and implementing effective web solutions.
    Fun fact about yourself
    I once played the guitar at Sheffield Corporation for 70’s Krautrock legend Damo Suzuki.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    Having the opportunity to work both directly with the client and with the Development team on technical solutions keeps my role interesting and varied.
    Chris Grey
    Solutions Architect
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    I build websites. Originally, I started on the Helpdesk and have progressed to join the Development team as a full stack developer.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    The friends I have made at NetConstruct
    Describe yourself in three words
    Attentive, easy-going, tall.
    Ben Adlington
    UI Engineer
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Looking after our client relationships, working alongside our Design and Development teams to deliver successful client web projects.
    Top personal achievement
    When I Volunteered for West Yorkshire Police as a Special Constable.
    Describe yourself in three words
    Dedicated, passionate, positive.
    Kelly Gifford
    Account Director
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Championing design across the agency.
    Fun fact about yourself
    Completed the IronMan triathlon in 2008. Ran UTMB TDS ultra-marathon around Mont Blanc (120kms) in 2014.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    Design sprint workshops… and Sausage Roll Wednesdays.
    Rorie Mcintosh
    Lead Designer
  • One sentence that summarises your role
    Heading up the Client Technology team, I look after the hosting service that NetConstruct provides and manage client accounts that have advanced technical requirements.
    Fun fact about yourself
    I have an irrational fear of moths.
    What you most enjoy about your job
    I’ve worked at NetConstruct for over 8 years now and have worked my way up from a University placement position. I feel huge satisfaction in being able to work with both new and existing clients.
    Alix Taylor
    Head of Client Technology
Testing
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Change the way you do business - adopt unparalleled low hanging fruit. It's critical that we give 110% when conservatively incentivizing emerging markets.

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Change the way you do business - adopt unparalleled low hanging fruit. It's critical that we give 110% when conservatively incentivizing emerging markets.

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Change the way you do business - adopt unparalleled low hanging fruit. It's critical that we give 110% when conservatively incentivizing emerging markets.

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Unparalleled deliverables reliably enable knowledge transfer synergies for our alignments. Key players will take ownership of their bandwidths by conservatively revolutionizing world-class propositions. So we can hit the ground running, we will be intelligently reusing every action point in our space. Is your big data prepared for immersive stand-up growth?

Nick Swain - NetConstruct
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