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  The Brief: The legacy website (pictured top right) was built over 10 years ago, and whilst it included much of the information required, it was ‘industrial’ in comparison with today’s ‘people focused’ websites. Updates were also extremely difficult to implement and the servers it ran on were no longer supported in terms of [...]

SMR – Soil Stabilisation Specialists

  Brief: Within a changing marketplace, when it comes to waste management compliance and landfill diversion, SMR (UK) had an under recognised solution that could cost effectively stabilise excavated spoil. When Clare Stevens took over day-to-day management of the business as Managing Director her focus was to implement an active and ambitious development and awareness [...]

New DentalPB website

Well despite the Covid-19 restrictions and an ongoing lockdown we have been able to develop and deliver a completely new website for DentalPB, a referring dental practice based in Woking. The new website was built in WordPress, so that it is adaptable and easily updateable by the client. Equally it is dynamic and works with [...]

Home Instead Senior Care – Farnborough

Brief: As a rapidly growing senior homecare delivery provider, when Mahdi Kazemzadeh became the Director of Care and Continuous Improvements Officer at the Home Instead Farnborough, Farnham and Fleet offices, having acquired the franchise, he wanted to ensure that he could promote the business in an appropriate and structured way. More importantly he wanted to ensure [...]

R&W Civil Engineering

Brief: R&W Civil Engineering is a highway construction and traffic management specialist that’s successfully operated across the south of England for over 30 years. Seeking to raise its profile amongst peers, customers, local authorities, suppliers and potential employees that would subsequently enable it to tender for larger projects as the lead contractor, it retained [...]

Taste of Saint Lucia

Brief:  Having previously developed a brand and delivered a showcase website for The Taste of Barbados, BlackChilli was approached by the Saint Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) to put together on a limited budget a one-stop shopping and services portal that would promote the long heritage, stunning beauty and tourism potential Saint Lucia [...]


The Brief:  As Europe's leading distributor of high quality processed and concentrated fruit and vegetable juices to the food manufacturing, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors, Exeter based Cobell wanted to raise brand and product recognition for the diverse range it sources and markets and explain how they can be cost effectively used to create colour, flavour [...]

Delivering ‘award winning’ projects

Submissions into key industry award programmes can be the perfect vehicle to gain third party recognition for proactive and noteworthy corporate initiatives, plus subsequently generating positive news coverage – here the BlackChilli Creative Hub reports on Award success – if you require support in promoting and achieving success then don’t hesitate to contact us on 01256 [...]

Spud Muffin

The Brief:  The brief was to develop a totally new visual brand being launched into the fast food, event catering sector that would reflect the high end quality of the planned premium chips and gourmet accompaniment. Solution: Quality and differentiation were vital for this concept as it needed to stand head and shoulders above [...]

The Garlic Farm

The Brief:  To completely re-brand the only producer of all-things garlic in England so that it projected a more sophisticated and consistent image while retaining the ‘home grown’ values of the producer. A public relations campaign for the farm also needed to be planned and delivered. Solution: The re-branding was the initial focus for [...]

Building Brands

It’s not just about a name or a logo; more the embodiment of the total business ethos. Here at the Hub we’re a team of like minded communications specialists that have come together to champion brand development. We’re all about strong strategic planning with creative design that’s targeted directly at your key audiences. This embraces imagery and the tone of the messages used through to how you operate; all helping build a positive perception about your business.

Responsive Marketing

In today’s fast moving digital age, creating an integrated marketing approach is vital. That’s why we apply our collective expertise across all communications disciplines. Everything we do is designed to solicit a positive response for you from your customers – resulting in generating increased awareness and business for you.


Boasting many years of collective experience working for start-up SMEs through to international PLCs we can quickly understand your business position and then assist by providing strategic advice about how to implement change that will ensure you engage with your customers and grow your business.


Reaching your customers with the right messages is vital. Our skill is making your business stand out from the background noise by drafting copy that works and placing it where it’s read. Be it for social media, a dynamic new website, securing editorial coverage through placed articles or news releases, dynamic brochure copy, or electronic newsletters, we can deliver.


Creating a look and feel that positively portrays your business speaks volumes about you, that’s why we deliver creative solutions that make our clients stand out. Design is at the core of everything we do, but importantly each element is reliant on those around it but collectively take the overall perception of your business to the next level. It’s about implementing an integrated solution that’s reflected across all creative and communications aspects.