Mills Web Development

Friendly and affordable web services from the Peak District

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Hi, I'm Larry Mills, a freelance web designer and developer based in the High Peak, Derbyshire. Surrounded by beauty of the Peak District I work both locally and internationally, mainly with small businesses. I pride myself on offering a large range of friendly and affordable web services; from web design to web development, from WordPress sites to bespoke coded websites - all with responsive design and SEO friendly content.

Whether you require a simple one-pager, a multi-page website, updates to your existing site, e-commerce solutions, a reservations platform, or would just like to share your thoughts with the world, I can make it happen.

We can discuss reasonable hourly rates or a fixed price to suit your project and budget. Every project is unique and interesting, so do contact me for a chat or for a no-strings-attached quote.


WordPress Sites

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  • Installing and configuring WordPress and plug-ins
  • Developing custom themes or editing off-the-shelf themes
  • Getting nitty-gritty with the code of themes, plug-ins and custom CSS
  • Creating member access and content control
  • Managing web hosting, site migrations, backups and updates

Site maintenance hourly rate: £25
New websites starting from £150

E-Commerce and Web shops

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  • Creating of WooCommerce or Shopify web shops for small-medium sized businesses
  • Updating and customising an existing web shop
  • Adding or changing product offerings and payment platforms
  • Investigating SEO performance and site analytics to gain more traffic

Web shops up to 50 products starting from £250

Bespoke Websites

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  • Designing and developing bespoke websites from scratch, or code websites to your design specifications
  • Developing multi-page, interactive and responsive sites with SEO friendly content
  • Updating, testing and adding features to the code of existing sites

Site maintenance hourly rate: £25
Fixed project rates can be discussed

Booking Platforms

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  • Online restaurant or café table booking systems
  • Reservations platforms for accommodation businesses
  • Easy-to-use online appointment systems, great for hair dressers or salons

One to four page websites with online booking system starting from £300



Tiny Bookings

Custom built

A custom coded website to showcase a bundle of web services especially for small accommodation businesses. Coded with a bit of everything for fast and responsive website - HTML, SCSS, jQuery, PHP, Vue and a lot of love.
Visit the website
A bespoke website for a booking platform web service

Land Unknown

WordPress custom theme

A multi-page WordPress site to showcase an award winning Master's thesis project. Unsatisfied with look and feel of existing themes the client asked me to create a custom theme with all the required functionality.
Visit the website
Project website screenshot using a WordPress custom theme

Online Visual Guide

WordPress custom theme

The online interactive version of a visual guide book as part of a Master's thesis project. Created from scratch to replace a plug-in that did not perform as required.
See the e-Guide
Project website screenshot using a WordPress custom theme

Blythe House Hospice

WordPress | Shopify

Ad-hoc web projects for a local charity. Fixing bugs, redesigning existing pages, adding functionality and setting up an E-commerce platform
Visit the site | Visit the webshop
Ongoing web development projects with WordPress and Shopify

Fantail Lodge

Customised WordPress

Website with integrated booking platform for a Bed and Breakfast. Built using WordPress and premium plug-ins, customised for a user-friendly white label booking platform.
Visit the website
Project website screenshot made from scratch using HTML, CSS and JavaScript


WordPress | Customised plug-ins

Ongoing ad hoc projects for a Dutch business with a collection of WordPress websites.
Involving site maintenance, content protection, domain migration, implementing a customised store locator and creating a questionnaire.
See the store locator
Project website screenshot of a WordPress website

HNR E-commerce

WordPress | WooCommerce

Creating a WooCommerce E-commerce platform for a Dutch online therapy business.
Setting up a small but complex mix of physical products, courses, downloads and external affiliated products.
Visit the webshop
Project website screenshot of a WooCommerce website

SCHIP-Aanpak Forum

Community forum

Implementing and customising two members-only forums using IP.Board software for a Dutch training provider.
Provides a platform for tiered membership, message boards, an events calendar and document sharing.
See forum login page
(the forum is for members only sorry)
Project website screenshot of a IP.Board Invision Forum website

Vue & React Projects

User-interactive | Custom-built

To practise the use of complex JavaScript frameworks, I created two fictional customisable webshops: one utilising Vue.js and a duplicate using React.
Customise your own bar
Project website screenshot made using React and Vue.js

Jack's Drumming Lessons


Branding, website design and creation of a WordPress site for a local music teacher who wanted to start remotely teaching due to the impact of COVID-19.
Visit the site
Project website screenshot made using WordPress

Piccolo Restaurant


Creating and maintaining a WordPress website for my own restaurant (in my pre-web development days). The site contained an online food and drinks menu, booking form and social media integration.
See the website (note: I am no longer developing this site)
Website screenshot made using WordPress

Technical Skills







Microsoft Office
Browser DevTools
VS Code/Atom
Adobe CC Suite

About Me

Photo of me, Larry Mills, doing some web development I am a web developer I live in the Derbyshire countryside, UK I speak English, Dutch and Italian I write HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP coding languages I cut my own hair...not a bad job Dark blue is my favourite colour I got married in New Zealand recently Photo of me, Larry Mills, doing some web development I am a web developer I live in the Derbyshire countryside, UK I speak English, Dutch and Italian I write HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP coding languages I cut my own hair...not a bad job Dark blue is my favourite colour I got married in New Zealand recently
Call or email for a chat or a no-strings-attached quote!
Tel: +44 (0)79 2064 3816