Web Design & Consultancy for Business, Heritage and Social Causes

Measurable success for every step of your website project since 2005.

Guiding you through your next web design project.

Documenting your goals, developing strategy, understanding your customers and focusing your content. I  deliver measurable success, let’s discuss your project today.

Getting your website found by new customers.

I construct standards-compliant, accessible websites that get found and make conversions. Your website is a significant investment, it should make a significant return.

Protecting your website and your reputation.

Avoid unnecessary downtime, lost revenue or enquiries. Shield your brand from the negative impact and cost of being hacked, software bugs and failed automated updates.

A better website design process


My 18 years of experience in the web design industry have taught me this. Success starts with research. Learning about your business, your goals and most importantly learning about your customers. The industry calls this ‘discovery’. I call it, ‘preparing for your web design project’, and it’s crucial to designing and building a website which is going to do what you need it to.

It doesn’t matter if your website is large or small, a business card or an e-commerce giant. Failure tends to stem from not doing enough preparation and then not maintaining the website after it is launched.

Since 2005, I’ve been collaborating closely with clients, employing a clear, methodical approach to meticulously understand, document, and fulfil their web development objectives.

Whether you’re looking to create a brand-new website or revamp an existing one, my comprehensive web design services are tailored to meet your specific needs. From concept to launch, I focus on creating effective, search engine-optimised and intuitively navigable websites that engage your target audience and drive business growth.

1 – Plan Your Website

Unlock the full potential of your web design project! A deep dive into understanding your current position, and your digital destination.

  • Research and discovery
  • Digital asset auditing
  • Review of existing website
  • Establishing and documenting goals
  • Agree and document strategy
  • Create a draft site/content map

2 – Build Your Website

Construct or redesign your WordPress website for a specific purpose and audience. We will both know what success looks like.

  • All work carried out on private staging area
  • Live working and feedback sessions
  • Custom WordPress theming
  • Custom content type creation
  • Ecommerce (WooCommerce)
  • Accessible and standards-compliant

3 – Protect Your Website

Shielding your investment, extending it’s lifespan and monitoring performance. Cheaper than disaster recovery.

  • Site uptime monitoring
  • Maintenance of backup library
  • Changelog analysis
  • Risk assessed software updating
  • GDPR data purge and form testing
  • Technical optimisation

Let’s discuss your project

Letter of reference from Parham House & Gardens
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Consummate professionalism, patience and good humour…

Paul is meticulous and incisive, but also extremely friendly and approachable. Over the course of the last four years he has assisted us with consummate professionalism, patience, and good humour. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

David Wise
Parham Park Limited

Want to do some more research?

Listen to, or read my posts about web design projects while you do something else or just while you’re on the train.

When the time is right, I will be here to answer your questions.

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