Bowker IT is excited by new ideas. We’re always stepping up our range of services as clients ask us to handle new parts of their businesses, helping them make the most of new technology.

We’re ahead of the game in:

  • IT strategy and growth – helping you plan what you need now and what you’re likely to need in the future, saving you hassle and money.
  • Virtualisation – why pay for new hardware when your existing system can run more virtual servers?
  • Support – a contract you’re happy with, offering ad-hoc support or a full, remote 24/7 service.
  • Backup and disaster recovery – our virtual systems get your IT restored quickly and efficiently, even if you have to move buildings.
  • Security – using the latest technology to protect your data assets.
  • Internet connections – with big choice in today’s telecom market, we help select the best for your needs.
  • Network infrastructure – whether it is wired or wifi we can help, either by designing new or troubleshooting existing.
  • Cloud services – we know how to best use solutions for your business that are cloud based.
  • Telephony – on premise or hosted pro VOIP systems supporting cost saving SIP lines for calls.

And it doesn’t stop there. On top of the main IT solutions, we can sort out your email and handle your smart-building technology.


We’re a one-stop company for your IT requirements, saving you time, money, and hassle by:

  • Providing you with a better IT setup or help get the most from what you already have, helping you to be more productive.
  • Offering services which are designed to suit you, so you maximise your spending on the things you need and save time and money by not spending on the things you don’t.

To find out more or book your first meeting, give us a call on 01524 385800.

How We Work



Taking the time to get to know you, your business, and all of your requirements



Meeting your current needs, while always future-proofing for issues down the line



Our transparent services keep you on budget and on schedule with limited disruption

Central Lancaster High School

“The migration to a single domain was virtually flawless with minimal snagging. Network speed has improved considerably with backups simplified. Staff can now log on to any computer...

Lancaster Road Primary School

Everything we do as a school is focussed on raising aspirations, improving outcomes for children and ensuring a safe and happy school experience for children. Bowker IT have become...


Client Feedback

Bowker IT provides a highly professional, knowledgeable and cost effective service. They have a thorough understanding of our unique needs and priorities, in addition to awareness of wider technological developments and business innovations. As an online operation uptime is business critical, and Bowker IT have consistently demonstrated their commitment to ensuring we have a stable and effective system in place.

Mark Hepworth, Intec (UK) Limited

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We are a fairly new client to Bowker IT, but in the short time that we have worked with them, they have implemented a solution that has improved our day to day working environment greatly. The consultants provide an efficient and professional service both remotely and on-site. They deal with issues in a timely manner, keeping us informed throughout. They have an understanding of our requirements for the working day to run effectively, and are committed to making sure our environment is stable and productive. I highly recommend Bowker IT Ltd to any company that are looking to outsource their ICT, they have become a valued part of our company in such a short space of time..

Val Hughes, AM Support Services Ltd

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We have no hesitation in recommending Bowker IT to other businesses. They provide a superb service - friendly, helpful and always available whenever needed. I am deeply impressed with their transparent costing which enable future growth plans to be accurately forecast. Bowker IT consultants feel like a part of the company, they get involved in any meetings where IT is concerned when requested, provide good documentation and deliver timesheet driven reports and proactive system monitoring. It's a first class service without the high cost this usually implies.

John Lyon, ICS (Independent Contractor Services) Ltd

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"The Engineers from Bowker IT were very professional and made sure that the solution fit our requirements. The install was done during quiet time but we still had a large number of people coming in and out, they were not disrupted and work was done to a high safety standard."

Darren Stevens, IT Manager

Client Feedback

When we started the business, we chose Bowker IT straight away as we knew the team would get the job done. From recommending Cloud Storage - to allow us to have access to a server and our email at a low cost no matter where we are in the world - right through to remotely accessing our computers when we have problems, they have provided exactly what we need to operate our business efficiently. They are friendly, straight talking, approachable and always ensure any issues are sorted out quickly, which allows us to concentrate on running the business. They have become a valuable part of our company and I’d happily recommend them to other businesses looking for support as they grow.

Laura Mashiter, Refresh PR

Client Feedback

Client Feedback

We are extremely happy with the service we have received from Bowker IT, right from the start they were clear and helpful in implementing our IT upgrade. Unlike other companies I have worked with, they kept us in the loop and kept the conversations jargon free and non patronising. The installation was quick, painless and passed without disruption to our work, and they are very quick to provide off and on site support, even for relatively small issues. I would definitely recommend them to any of our clients with similar requirements.

Dominic Williams, Fat Media Limited
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Bowker IT are looking to recruit an Installation Engineer to join our successful Data Installation Team and will be responsible for installing Copper, Fibre, Wireless, CCTV & Door Access solutions.


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