Our History

Founded in 1999 in Southampton by Marcus Green as a Marine Industry Web Design Specialist, we're now one of the largest Web Design companies in the UK, with over 1,500 clients nationwide. We provide UK Hosting, Support, Design & Developement services primarily to Small UK Businesses, all delivered by our local team at our Chichester HQ .

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Our History - A Timeline

  • 1999

    Green Design is founded on 24th May by Marcus Green

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  • 2001

    The business started building websites for a number of high profile clients such as the Volvo Ocean Race, Ellen Macarthur and the Louis Vuitton Cup.

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  • 2003

    Green Design obtains Limited Status on the 1st April

  • 2005

    The company devised a five year plan to diversify the client base from solely marine based clients, to all sectors of service and manufacturing industries.

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  • 2007

    On the 21st May, Green Design became Toolkit Websites

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  • 2008

    The Toolkit has been adapted from the original brief to allow all our business customers to update all aspects of the website content.

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  • 2009

    The Toolkit Team are moved in to our historic Carlton Crescent offices in September

  • 2011

    We sign with Bacardi

  • 2012

    We release Webkit 1

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  • 2014

    Toolkit Websites releases its Mobile specific website platform

  • 2016

    Is the year of our brand new Fluid Responsive design platform

  • 2017

    We welcome to the team our first ever Office Dog, Winnie

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  • 2018

    We leave Southampton after over a decade in the City, for a new HQ in Havant

  • 2019

    We release Webkit 5, our brand new Website Engine

  • 2021

    Moved all websites to Microsoft Azure Web Hosting

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  • 2022

    Moved our office and team to our brand new Chichester HQ

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