Top 10 Mobile App Development Companies UK

It’s no secret, but here at Kumulos we’re completely obsessed with all things mobile app development, especially if it involves mobile app development companies. We work with some of the brightest and fastest growing stars in the app development agency ecosystem, enabling them to rapidly scale up their operations and build highly lucrative streams of recurring revenue. In the past decade the mobile technology landscape has transformed beyond all previous recognition. Demand for experienced mobile app development capability has never been higher and big businesses are struggling to keep up with an ever growing backlog of projects.

Here at Kumulos, we like shining a light on the hero’s of the mobile app development ecosystem. In the past few weeks we’ve been exploring some of the biggest and best mobile app development companies from all over the world including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Texas, Mid-West US and North-East US.  We continuing this theme and focusing on the hottest mobile app development companies along the length and breadth of the UK.


With offices in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee, Waracle is trusted by blue chip companies most innovative businesses to be their Mobile App Developers. They build amazing Mobile Apps that enable business to: improve operational efficiency, widen existing software experiences & capabilities, build and engage new customers and add new channels for marketing. Mobile is radically altering business, and Waracle helps companies “ThinkMobileFirst”. Waracle’s clients include JLL, Scotrail, Scotmid, Workplace Systems, Imperial College London and the NHS. Waracle is headed up by CEO Chris Martin.


Mubaloo is a London/Bristol based mobile app development studio working with a wide array of high profile customers. Over the past decade, Mubaloo has successfully developed over 240 apps with organisations worldwide. Mubaloo is an award-winning enterprise mobile consultancy that enables businesses discover new opportunities in mobility, establish strategic frameworks and roadmaps; delivering an end-to-end design, development and integration service. Mubaloo boasts some seriously impressive clients having developed mobility solutions for Aviva, Bang & Olufsen, William Hill and many more. If you’re interested in working with Mubaloo, you can contact Chairman Dr. Mark Mason.

Chelsea Apps Factory

Founded in 2010 and with offices across the UK, Chelsea Apps Factory enables businesses to reach their potential in today’s mobile world by harnessing their considerable talent and expertise across their core services ranging from ideation and development to launch and ongoing app enhancement. Chelsea Apps Factory work in partnership with enterprises to influence true transformation and have worked with blue chip clients such as Ladbrokes and KPMG. Chelsea Apps Factory is headed up by CEO and founder Mike Anderson.

Hedgehog Labs

Hedgehog Labs started life as a ‘post-pc’ mobile-first consultancy in 2010. With offices in Boston, Newcastle (UK), London and India, Hedgehog Labs possess a rapidly expanding team and work with clients from all over the UK and the US. The company focus on collaborating with clients on mobile app development and emerging technologies and has worked with the likes of The Financial Times, Channel 4, News International and East Coast Trains. Hedgehog Labs is headed up by Sarat Pediredla,  with the US operation run by Managing Director Patrick Richardson.


Founded in 2009, Apadmi is a full service mobile app development company based in Manchester. The company specialise in UI/UX design, development, testing, launch services and provide ongoing maintenance for a range of high profile customers. Apadmi work across multiple platforms from iOS, to Windows, Android and Blackberry. Some of the company’s recent customers include The Guardian, Aviva, BBC and the NHS. Recent projects include the BBC iPlayer Radio app and a large scale, transformational project for the NHS. Apadmi is headed up by  Howard Simms and Nick Black.

The App Business

Based in London and founded in 2009, The App Business is an development company focusing on large scale mobile solutions for enterprise clients. The company use mobile as an innovation lever to transform some of the world’s biggest businesses including Visa, Ford Motor Group, The Met Office, Transport for London, Home Retail Group and Unilever. With over 100 full time employees, the company is comprised of designers, developers, engineers, architects, product owners and strategists, all responsible for mobilizing their clients operations. Having successfully doubled in size every year, The App Business recently earned a Top 25 place within The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 for the UK’s fastest growing tech companies. The company was founded by  Daniel Joseph and Rob Evans.

Red C

Located in the very heart of ‘Tech City’ in trendy Shoreditch, London, Red C is an award winning mobile app development company. Red C design and develop mobile apps for businesses through a consultative approach and provide impartial strategic advice that enables their customers to grow. The company specialise in iOS/Android app development, content management systems, web service connections and backend database integration. Red C help their customers to enhance brand awareness, engage users and develop new revenue streams and have worked across multiple mobile app development projects with clients such as Sony, The Ministry of Defence, Thames Water, Barnardos and many more. Red C is headed up by Managing Director Rob Sturgess.


Based in Leicester, Xibis is a highly innovative mobile application development agency operating across a diverse range of exciting industry verticals from retail to healthcare, transport and many more. The company has crafted a significant reputation for designing and developing high grade mobile apps for large clients such as Dunelm Mill, Interflora and Halfords. Xibis work with their clients through every stage of the mobile app development process from conceptualization and planning, right through to design, development, testing, launch and post-launch marketing and optimization. Xibis is headed up by Managing Director Neil Morjaria.


With offices in London, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur, PocketApp has over 30 years combined experience in the development of mobile products and apps. PocketApp work with clients across multiple platforms through every stage of the mobile app development process. The company offer a range of services including mobile app development, user interface design, mobile marketing, mobile consultancy, responsive design and enterprise mobility. The PocketApp team possess significant experience working with a range of brands, agencies and big businesses to bring mobile ideas to life. The PocketApp team is headed up by CEO Paul Swaddle and fellow founder Andrew Hull.

So there you have it, the finest mobile app development agency talent that the UK has to offer. If you’re a brand or business with an app development backlog and looking for a quick entry point into mobile, look no further.


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