Developers of complex web systems using the latest front-end web technologies and PHP with MySQL running on Linux for the supporting back-end.

About Garlyk

Garlyk was founded by Ben Van Der Spuy in early 2004. Ben has previously been an Aeronautical Engineer, IT Management Consultant and now a full time developer (Zend Certified Engineer), systems administrator, database administrator, and systems architect.

Garlyk's office is based at Challenge House, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.


Garlyk does not churn out websites. Instead, Garlyk works closely with a few companies over an extended period of time to deliver complex web based systems hand crafted for their business.

Since Garlyk's inception, the company has only ever had two or three complex projects on the go at any one time. This ensures that Garlyk's customers get the focus and delivered system they deserve.

Garlyk has custom developed various systems including:

  • Specialised Financial Systems
  • Specialised Pharmacovigilance Systems
  • Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRM)
  • Event Booking Systems
  • Membership Systems
  • Task Tracking Systems
  • eCommerce and Payment Systems
  • Online Library Systems
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Training Systems

Garlyk has integrated custom built systems with (amongst others):

  • Banking Systems
  • SMS Systems
  • Email Systems
  • Offline Storage Systems
  • XML Systems

Portfolio (past and present):

Garlyk has had customers in many different industries including:

  • Financial
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Veterinary
  • Film and TV Industry
  • Music Industry
  • Law
  • Housing Associations
  • R&D Lighting Companies
  • Scientific
  • Architecture

Here is a short list of some of Garlyk's past and present customers:

Software Development
Project Management
Systems Administration


Garlyk is a specialised PHP and MySQL development company.

Here are the technologies Garlyk uses on a daily basis:

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Javascript

Garlyk uses the following Amazon Web Services (AWS):

  • EC2 (Amazon Linux)
  • RDS
  • S3
  • Monitoring and reporting

Other technologies and services used by Garlyk include:

  • SVN and GIT
  • Apache Web Services
  • Linux
  • XML
  • Zend
  • MailChimp
  • DNS Made Easy
  • Photoshop

Garlyk has a robust development process in place to support extremely complex projects before, during and after go live.

HTML5 and CSS3
Amazon Web Services

Contact Details

   Address: Garlyk Ltd.
Challenge House
Sherwood Drive
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom



Registered in England & Wales Number: 05076203