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Getting Small Businesses Online for the Lockdown

Get set up on our platform and start taking orders and payments for collection and delivery today with your own pop-up ecommerce store for small businesses.
Perfect for cafes, restaurants, caterers, street food pop-ups, breweries, beer shops and more.

Home Delivery for Local Businesses

Setting up a delivery or collection service for the first time, but don’t want the hassle (or fees) of Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Shopify, Etsy or JustEat?

To help out our much-loved local businesses during Covid-19, we’re launching TheLocal.Delivery – a new website to start offering collection and delivery quickly and easily.

Government guidance is changing every day, but for now cafes and restaurants can continue providing delivery and collection services.

We’re trying to make this affordable and accessible as possible for everyone, out of a genuine desire to do what we can to help. Set up is a one-off fee of £50 ex VAT, and we’re making exceptions for non-profits and social projects. We’re also not invoicing anyone until things are settled and you’re ready for it.

Please do just talk to us if you have any questions or concerns!

View the demo!

Take a look at it in action and see if it could work for you.

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How it works:

A lot of platforms take a portion of every order for themselves – not ideal at the moment. We’re asking for a small, one-off setup fee to get you started, and we can have you up and running within a day.

For a one-off cost of £50 ex VAT, you get:

  • Space on our new thelocal.delivery domain, with your own custom profile page: thelocal.delivery/your-name-here
  • Free hosting while the quarantine lasts.
  • A product/menu listing and order form that goes to the email address of your choice, or a PayPal checkout for online payments.

If you do want to use PayPal checkouts, there will be PayPal fees – but these are much lower than most third party apps.

What we’ll need from you:

  • Logo
  • Short bio
  • Address and contact details
  • Opening hours
  • Delivery or collection details
  • Your product list/menu with prices for every item
  • All product pictures you want to use
  • The email address you want orders to come to
  • PayPal Business ID for payment

The basic terms and conditions:

We’ll set you up with a page and a profile to log in and make changes. While we’ll add your initial product list for you, you’ll be responsible for updating it with anything new.

There’s no stock control function at this point – you’ll have to keep track of it yourself, we’re afraid.

We’re also just a platform – handling payments, refunds and delivery logistics is all down to you. We just wanted to make the process of taking orders as simple as possible, without having to rely on a third party app, or doing it all over the phone or on Facebook messenger.

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In’t news

“The lockdown due to COVID-19 has left many bars, cafes and restaurants with limited options – eliminating footfall completely. Many have had to quickly move towards delivery or takeaway options to ensure cashflow at this difficult time.

Splitpixel’s solution involves free hosting during lockdown, and costs a one-off fee for the businesses signing up.”

Read the full story on Prolific North

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Join TheLocal.Delivery

Send us some details and we’ll be in touch asap about getting you set up.

Who are we?

TheLocal.Delivery is built by Splitpixel Creative – a Huddersfield-based digital agency who have been comfortably working from home during the Covid-19 crisis, and were honestly feeling awful on behalf of our mates who run or work for small, independent businesses.

We usually work with businesses of all shapes and sizes across the UK, delivering bespoke web design, WordPress development and digital marketing services.

Learn more about us, if you want

Businesses using TheLocal.Delivery

Arcade Coffee & Food

Huddersfield-based cafe serving a vegan menu (rotating daily), Darkwoods Coffee, Magic Rock beers and home made jams, with meal deals.

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Asparagus Green

Just Heat from Asparagus Green Catering in Lepton, Huddersfield. Affordable, home-cooked meals delivered chilled, ready for cooking or freezing.

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Feast & Social

Battersea/Lewisham-based deliveries of fresh fruit, veg, herbs and dry groceries from local wholesalers. They’ve even got pasta!

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Smokin’ Street Food

Make Your Own Pizza Kits! Delivered to your door in the Basingstoke area. Keep your eyes peeled for fresh pizza deliveries.

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Luncheon Muncheon

Street food pop-up providing delicious BBQ deliveries for the people of Fleet.

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Brisket & Bean

BBQ Brisket and Vegan Chilli for collection in Walton, Leicestershire. Book your order for Friday or Saturday!

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Top Notch Deliveries

Groceries and comfort food in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Hayfield, New Mills, Marple, Bredbury, Romiley, Hazel Grove & Stockport.

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The Slow Food Dude

Huge BBQ cheese burgers and fries for collection for the people of Staines!

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Street Food Spain

Fleet-based street food pioneers providing No Bull Paella – order before midnight for next day delivery.

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Deliverveg

Fresh fruit, veg and groceries for delivery or collection in Bredbury, Stockport.

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Paella Escocia

Aberdeenshire-based paella for collection. Place your order in the week and head down to the paella drive-through on Saturday.

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El Toro Paella

Authentic street food paella and tapas with imported ingredients, delivering in St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, and across Hertfordshire.

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The 1in12 Club

Bradford’s most beloved members bar and music venue are offering collection takeout sessions. Keep an eye on the dates.

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