UK Hosting Options?

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  1. ben10023

    ben10023 Regular Member

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    Hello all,

    I'm looking to switch hosts to a UK based provider for a variety of reasons, but mainly to speed up load times and get a UK IP address, which may/may not help my rankings.

    However, it seems they are relatively rare and quite a bit more expensive than US hosts.. not sure why.

    I'm having difficulty trying to filter out the review sites plastered with affiliate links and paid reviews so I have come to you!

    Linux + cpanel preferred, and they need to actually have datacenters in the UK, I've heard bad things about 1-2-3reg, 1&1 and of course godaddy. Rackspace seems like it will be a bit overkill

    Help!?
     
  2. ghettogong

    ghettogong Regular Member

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    Im with 123reg, whats bad?
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  3. ben10023

    ben10023 Regular Member

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    Looking at reviews they don't seem too bad actually, I guess as they're pretty big theres a lot of negativity bias.

    They state they can't help with site transfers though which is a bit annoying. Are you running wordpress with them?
     
  4. fatboy

    fatboy Elite Member

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    Two places I use in the UK:

    ilovehosting.co.uk (reseller account there)
    hwshosting.net (for all my VPS needs)

    Can't fault either of them
     
  5. lelando

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    well it depends what you need if its a dedicated server then go with ovh.co.uk.
     
  6. UnSourCeR

    UnSourCeR Regular Member

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    I have used this company as a part of my network:

    http://www.studyhost.co.uk

    Use this coupon code for 50% discount : WEBHOSTTALK
     
  7. ben10023

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    Thanks guys, will have a chat with them tomorrow and decide then, get your aff links ready :D

    also anyone using tsohost.co.uk?
     
  8. lelando

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    I know a friend that uses them and they're great according to him
     
  9. Moggy

    Moggy Registered Member

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    Try looking at

    lowpricewebhosting.co.uk
    or
    freezone.co.uk
     
  10. ben10023

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    Went with tsohost and have been good so far, helpful setting up etc. Recommended.
     
  11. boatdrinks

    boatdrinks Registered Member

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    +1 tsohost here too.
     
  12. vegas23

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    I've used TSO for a site for about 3 years with no problems. You don't get as many add-on domains etc with them but the site has been solid and I don't think I've ever had to talk to support.

    I've also used evohosting.co.uk and pcsmarthosting.com for a couple of years and recently signed up with latehosting but not had chance to get a proper view of them.

    All are UK-based datacenters.