DVSA Front-end application built on Node/Express. It uses SCSS, Nunjucks, ES6, WebPack, Babel, and Docker.
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You can view the MOT component library and prototypes here:

Heroku Demo

Login credentials

If you'd like to access the Prototypes pages, log in as below. The prototype system is password protected to prevent users accidentally accessing what may look like a real Government Service.

User: admin
Password: dvsa

Local Setup


  1. Clone this repo and cd into the directory using terminal

  2. Install dependencies using NPM

npm install


To run development mode run the following command inside the directory.

npm run start-dev

You can access the local server with the following url


It will automatically run the following processess concurrently

  • gulp start-dev task
  • webpack with development configurations
  • express application with nodemon

Build Production

Build production command will generate production ready assets and node js server code.

The productions assets are located in the dist/assets folder and the server code is located in the dist/server folder.

npm run build-production

Run this command and commit changes before pushing to heroku.

Docker setup for development

You will need the latest version of docker installed

Running development mode

For faster development you can use docker by running the following command:

docker-compose up

After which the server is located at the local address below:


Building production assets

Run the following command

docker-compose run --rm app npm run build-production