Set up in 2009 and based in York, app developers The Distance specialist in creating apps for businesses. The agency has been developing apps since the introduction of the first iPhone and has created more than 100 mobile applications for its clients.

The company has worked with major brands to develop their apps, include EDF energy, OK! Magazine, Slimming World, Bentley and Network Rail.

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