Looking Local is an award-winning development organisation co-owned by Kirklees Council that prides itself on engineering smart, digital solutions to help public organisations overcome their digital challenges. We design, build and manage mobile apps and web platforms that are tailored to fit your needs. We have the resources, expertise and experience to turn your vision into reality.


  • Our team is committed to crafting crisp, cutting-edge solutions and creating a seamless user experience that people love.
  • Our expertise stretches from iOS and Android through to integrating back-end databases, intuitive Content Management Systems and web-service connections.
  • Our consultative approach provides impartial, strategic advice that will enhance and grow your business. 

Why work with us?

Looking Local is co-owned by Kirklees Council. We work collaboratively with our partner local government organisations to make the procurement process as straightforward as possible, and we use our insider perspective to ensure we understand and meet the needs of those we work with.

More than a decade of digital innovation

Looking Local was born out of DigiTV in 2004 and was established as part of the national e-Government programme. It is the only e-Gov initiative that continues to go from strength to strength, adding to more than 130 content partners.