The Hayling Site

About is a privately run community website dedicated to supporting the community of Hayling Island in Hampshire. We aim to provide useful information about the area and it's community to anyone who lives on, works on visits, or would like to visit the island.

The site is a true online community, with an incredibly strong a loyal user base helping to make the success that it is. Our readers not only keep one of the South's busiest local forums buzzing, but play a central role in ensuring that the site is kept up to date with news, events, photographs and local information.

Started in 1998, under the original name of, the site is proud to provide information about Hayling Island to the thousands of visitors who come to the site every day. We also serve as an informal (and free!) information service to the scores of readers who email or call us each month with their questions about the island.

Our aim

Our aim is provide a useful, thorough and interesting source of information for everything about Hayling Island, as well as supporting local businesses, community groups and causes. We do this by providing a platform that local people and visitors to Hayling Island can use and offering a large selection of free tools and resources to all.

Who runs the site?

The site is owned and operated by OKO Digital, a web design and internet marketing company based on Hayling Island. Whilst advertising and sponsorship is used to offset much of the ongoing costs involved with the site, OKO Digital provides the tools & manpower to make the ongoing maintenance and improvement of the site possible.

We do not receive any official funding and are not associated with any local authority or tourism department.

Contacting us

If you would like to talk to us about the website please either call 023 9246 0000 during office hours, or click here to contact us online.

How you can support the site

If you would like to support in some way, here are some easy ways to do just that:

Where to start

It's a big site and we know that it can be daunting. Why not start by looking through some photographs of Hayling Island or taking a tour through some of the Island's history?

About OKO Digital

OKO Digital, owners of, are your local web development and online business experts. For over a decade, we have been helping local, national and international businesses use the internet to improve the way they do business.

We not only design websites, but provide all of the support, marketing and advice that you need to make your site a success. For more details see our business site at the link below.