Wiltshire-based creative agency, GEL Studios, is celebrating a decade of producing bespoke websites, branding and meaningful marketing this June.
The award-winning agency works with businesses across the country to elevate their visibility, both online and in-person, through a wide range of marketing efforts.
Graeme Leighfield, Managing Director, launched GEL Studios on 13th June 2013 out of his spare bedroom. After hiring its first employee, in 2015, the firm became a full-service agency and moved to its first offices in Gemini House. At that point, the agency focused on website design and development as well as graphic design services.
With a drive to grow further, by 2018, the company was on the move again. Landing in South Marston Industrial Estate, in Unit 8 for four years before opening its second studio next door in 2021.
During this time, the agency not only expanded its premises but its offerings too. In 2021, the business launched its Marketing services, including PPC advertising, Social Media Management and SEO as well as Photography services.
After this period of growth and reaching a full house with 10 employees, a bigger office was needed.
Graeme, undertook the ambitious project of renovating a 300-year-old farmhouse in South Marston, located a few doors up from the now-former office. The state-of-the-art office project started at the end of February and with help from a team of local tradespeople, GEL Studios’ newest headquarters opened its doors on 3rd March 2023.
Graeme continued, “The past 10 years have been equally filled with high and low moments. Running a business is not easy, even more so in an industry where things change on a daily basis!
“I’ve tried to build GEL Studios with a focus on the people, the products, and the positive impact we make. Because of this vision, growing the business in a sustainable way has been a key cornerstone of mine. I’m proud to say that we’re 100% organically grown with no outside investment – being here this long is a testament to our ability to continually produce best-in-class work.
“As we move into the next decade, our vision is twofold, firstly to continue working with businesses that want to make real lasting change, and second, to continue contributing to worthwhile causes in and around our local community.
“A personal word of thanks to everyone that has supported me these past ten years. Friends, family, colleagues and clients – GEL Studios wouldn’t be where it is, and more importantly, what it is, it if wasn’t for your support. Thank you.“
For more information about GEL Studios, visit: gelstudios.co.uk
Pictured above: The Gel Studios team