Richard Thorne - That Me!

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Hi I’m Richard

This is where you can find out more about me, hopefully, you’ll get a sense of what makes me tick and if you are looking to ask me to help with your project that we can work well together. There’s nothing worse than letting someone into your project only to find they think they know best, don’t communicate with you or even try to steer your project away from your well thought out plan.


My working life has been varied, starting off with a few years in the army, then I worked as a petrol pump attendant, milkman (showing my age now lol), motorcycle courier, van driver which led into management for a couple of parcel delivery companies.

I started self employment back in 2003 cleaning and maintaining rental properties, that developed into a Letting agency where I specialised in renting rooms in shared houses.
I’ve always liked doing things myself and when I needed a website for the letting agency, naturally I did it myself and haven’t looked back.

Web Design

Most of the websites I built back then were for my own marketing purposes but after 2009, I started to build them for other people and now work fulltime as a freelance WordPress Web Designer providing professional and affordable websites for local businesses and individuals who want a new website or redesign to enhance their online presence and giving them the tools they need for their website to be indexed and start to be found in the search results.

This is the other me!!

All my life I’ve loved drumming, we didn’t have a lot of money so as a kid I made my own drums out of biscuit tins and cling film, they were great! But didn’t last long frown
I’ve never been a drum kit player my coordination isn’t that great, but I played Side drum for a time while I was in the Army and got to bash about on different whenever I could.

This wasn’t planned well not consciously but a couple of years after moving to Glastonbury I got to form I a wonderful Performance Drumming Troupe here in Glastonbury ‘The Dragon Drummers’ I dreamt of performing again but didn’t think I would get to do anything like this, now I get to dress up, wear makeup and play some great drumming with some amazing friends for whoever wants to listen.
Usually, we are drumming up Glastonbury High Street but also get asked to perform at events and festivals.


I’m here to help with whatever you need.

I’d love to work with you but you have to be happy that we will work well together.
Maybe you are just looking for an answer to something you want to fix yourself, well that’s fine too. Ask away!

Do you want a FREE Website Audit? Tick the box in the contact form, add your URL and I’ll get it to you within 24 hours!

I Don’t have problems ONLY SOLUTIONS.

Let me know how I can help and let’s


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    Richard Thorne Web Design
    9 Austin Road
    BA6 9BB

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    Kerry Dodd
    Kerry Dodd
    12:46 03 Mar 20
    Richard designed me a fantastic affordable website. He didn't blind me with "techy" details or try and push me to... spend more than I could afford. A diligent, patient chap who I can highly recommend. If there ever has been a "glitch" on the website he has sorted it out immediately. No nasty hidden more
    Kate Morel
    Kate Morel
    13:56 05 Feb 20
    We approached Richard for a new website design to create a fresh online look to the business. He's a patient and... thorough web designer and we've been very pleased with the resulting website. Thank you more
    Taxi Glastonbury
    Taxi Glastonbury
    19:49 30 Dec 19
    Thank you for all you have done creating Audiocabs website. I gave you full control to come up with a functioning... website with a booking form and you went above and beyond what I asked for.The website looks great, prices amazing value for money and your service outstanding, I couldn't ask for any more.Chris Audiocabsread more
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