The Distance

Yorkshire’s leading iOS and Android app development agency (100+ apps)


Since 2009, The Distance have been providing award-winning app development across a range of diverse industries – from disruptive startups to renowned global enterprises.

Our in-house framework, The Core, ensures efficiency and quality in everything we do. But what really sets us apart is the personal touch. We don’t just want our partners to succeed; we want to empower them and help navigate them through the ever-evolving digital landscape. That means working closely with every partner from ideation to launch and beyond.

There’s a reason we’re consistently ranked in the top 5 app development companies in the UK. We believe your app should grow with your business, which is why we factor scalability and longevity into everything we do.


App Agency of the Year 2023
App Agency of the Year 2022
Clutch 1000 2022
Clutch 1000 2021


Our team consist of a diverse group of app experts from designers and developers to business/test analysts to project managers and our senior management team.

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Addresses and Working Hours

Cromwell House, 31 Micklegate, York YO1 6JH

Client List

  • Virgin Trains East Coast
  • NHS
  • EDF Energy
  • Slimming World
  • Camden Market
  • SafeStyle UK
  • Julian Lennon
  • FERA
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Bentley Motors


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