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Website design York

Popple + Kharlamova – web design York


With it’s Minster, railway heritage and rail museum, to the Viking heritage and characters such as Guy Falks and Dick Turpin. York is steeped in history and has a bloody past. We’re fortunate enough to live in this stunning City and it inspirers us everyday. In fact we wrote a piece on York, you will find it here.

Can’t decide who to trust to build your company website? Whether you’re in E-commerce, the corporate world or are a small company or start-up, choose the team with over 24 years’ experience in building brands. We are trusted by companies large and small all over the world.

Based in the beautiful City of York, we’re a leading website design agency with branding and design at our core. We’ve spent the last 10 years perfecting our web design strategy for our clients. Using our years of industry knowledge we create websites that ensure amazing results, both in creative terms and conversion.

It’s so important to have your website and digital offering built and managed by branding experts. A website design built by a development company alone could be detrimental to your brand.  The technical prowess of a developer is nothing without a strong understanding of your brand, your brand strategy, brand values and a proper grasp of how best to portray your brand’s image.

It’s never been so important to have a responsive website with interactive UI. This improves the user experience, reduces bounce rates and invokes trust in your visitors. Our design team in York have over two decades design experience. Ultimately, we create websites that are relevant, user-friendly and which search engines love.

Being a branding agency first and foremost, in combination with the experience we have gained in branding over twenty years, gives us the edge over digital agencies. We have branding in our DNA, all our work revolves around it – in every single website we design and build. We customise your website and come up with solutions to target your market. And ultimately, align with your marketing objectives.

We build websites using our extensive range of skills. From our award-winning creatives to our coding engineers who work extensively to create fast, clean code, the whole close-knit team moves together to ensure effective communication and top-quality work.  We also build our own Content Management Systems to suit your personal needs.

At Popple & Kharlamova, we don’t just stick to industry standards, we pioneer – pushing the boundaries on what can be achieved. Not only are we website developers in York, we’re branding experts and have clients all over the planet.

Trust the York web design agency with the creativity and kudos your business deserves. Trust P+K.

Develop – your brand awareness

A beautifully designed, well-executed website is an essential part of your brand image.


Increase – leads and revenue

Using our creative ability to create a friendly user experience establishes trust and increases leads.


Show – you mean business

A well-crafted website will give your business credibility – show that you really mean business.


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What types of websites do P+K create?

Bespoke website design York

Every website is different, so we create bespoke website solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients. We offer an end-to-end solution for website design in York. Each website is tailor-made and we write copy with SEO in mind. We create a website that reflects your brand and one that ultimately tells your story.

Take advantage of our award-winning copywriting, creative design studio and web building knowledge that has been gained over two decades.


Contact us about a bespoke website

Responsive website design York

Never has it been so important to have a responsive website that performs at all levels and across all platforms. Today, usability is a massive ranking factor. Your rankings can be hugely impacted by not having a truly responsive website and Google particularly dislikes sites that are not mobile responsive.

Whether yours is a company website, a portfolio, a Shopify website or even just a simple blog, it must be built correctly to respond to any size of screen.

That’s why our state-of-the-art, responsive web design service – built by our coding engineers – ensures that your website will perform over all devices.


Contact us about a responsive website

Mobile friendly website design York

As one of the leading website design companies in York, we know the importance of mobile-first design. Currently, over 65% of all web browsing is done on mobile devices and this number is growing. E-commerce website design is growing just as much and at a rapid pace.

Mobile sites don’t just need to perform. They need to be responsive too, adjusting to the particular device being used to browse. What’s more, they need to be elegant, easy to use and fast. If they are too slow or have too much going on, it can be detrimental to the user experience and to your brand.

Get in touch with the web design experts in York and start your project now.


Contact us about a mobile website

E-commerce website design York

Our experienced e-commerce website design teams in York will take your business to the next level. We will ensure your e-commerce site is fast, user-friendly and easy to navigate, showcasing your products while reflecting your brand.

We build e-commerce websites for a huge range companies in York, Switzerland and across the USA – providing website solutions for jewellers, health companies, clothing manufacturers and vehicle dealerships.

Shopify website design is our most popular service and we also build E-Commerce websites in WordPress and many other platforms.

Start your online store with P+K – let’s take your business to the next level.


Contact us about an e-commerce website

WordPress website design York

You may already be familiar with WordPress and there are many reasons to choose to build your site on this platform. At P+K, we take WordPress websites to a new level.

We can create bespoke WordPress sites with custom themes, plugins and functionality. It’s one of the most powerful and common ways to create a website or e-commerce store. Since its release in the early 00s, we’ve seen the platform progress from a blog to an e-commerce giant.

Trust P+K with your WordPress site.


Contact us about a Wordpress website

SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) – York

Building your site with SEO in mind is crucial. Our very own copywriters will create content that is search engine friendly. But it all starts with a site that is user friendly, fast and responsive. We can then create an SEO package built around your business goals.

As SEO experts in York, we know there are hundreds of factors to consider when ranking a website. We use three pillars to create an engaging SEO campaign: Content, Links and Technical on-site factors.

View our page on SEO here and see how we can help your business growth – organically.


How will we build your site?

Site Map

We will meet you and we will scrutinise your business and look at your core objectives. We will then create your site map so that you are absolutely clear on how the site will operate before we begin the design stage.



Our Principal Engineer and team of coders in York will take charge of translating your website design into reality. Under the watchful eye of our Creative Director we will replicate your designs into a live website. And you can rest assured that all content will be fully search engine optimised before launch.


On-going Support

We offer a world-class client service. We are on hand night and day for urgent requests, amends, support and the general upkeep of your website. We have clients not just in York, but worldwide in a variety of time zones. We don’t do 9-5; we understand that our clients require us immediately and are available 7 days a week.


Why choose Popple & Kharlamova – York to build your website?

When it comes to website design companies in York (and there are many), why choose P+K over anyone else? We started as a branding and creative agency, delivering unrivalled creative for some of the world’s biggest and demanding companies and taking care of their branding needs. We understand branding like no one else. By using our branding skills that we’ve developed over 24 years, we’re able to take that knowledge into the digital world.

To succeed today, simply creating a website isn’t enough. You must have your brand and core values echo throughout your website, you must tell your story and create stunning, cutting-edge designs that underpin your brand. We understand this and excel at producing the whole package, which is why your business needs the experience, knowledge and expertise of P+K.

Our technical experts will bring your website designs to life – whether it’s a responsive, mobile-first website or an IOS or Android App.

We create stunning, custom-built websites. Or perhaps you require a Shopify, WooCommerce, E-Commerce Store or Magento? Whatever you need, we have the skills and expertise.

From design, build and hosting we take care of it all, so you can do what you do best.

Your brand and reputation are precious. Trust P+K with your website.

Popple + Kharlamova – Your Brand Growth Partner


Contact us – start your project

We offer many services under our ‘digital’ umbrella:

Website Audit

Site Maintenance Plans

Search Engine Optimisation

Content Creators

Social Media Accounts

One to One Training

Google Advertising PPC

Social Account Advertising

Website Copywriting

Bespoke Website Design

Why choose P+K?

Branding is in our blood

We started building brands back in 1998 and since then we’ve branded global companies.
We’ve helped grow small businesses from start-ups into large 1m+ turnover businesses.


360 Brand Identity

We offer the complete 360 brand solution – brand identity and logo design, website design, iconography, colour palette, brand guidelines, uniforms, interior design, advertising and social.

We offer a free consultation with any project – branding, design or a digital service.
You can rest assured that only when you are completely happy will we proceed with any of our creative services.

Trust Popple + Kharlamova to deliver your branding. Based in York, we’ve been building brands large and small, all over the world for over 24 years.


Popple + Kharlamova – Your Brand Growth Partner

Key people

Jamie Popple

Creative Director

Over 23 years experience in branding, digital and design. Jamie leads the creative team and is recognised as one of the top talents in the industry.
Kieran Brown

Principal Engineer

Kieran runs our web and app development team. He's a highly skilled coder and security expert.
BIANCA ROBINSON brand strategist
Bianca Robinson

Brand Strategist & Consultant

A marketing consultant, brand strategist & lecturer. Bianca brings fresh thinking and specialises in digital marketing techniques.
Felicitas Gawenat

Director - Zurich Office

Felicitas heads our Zurich Office and deals with international business, she is highly motivated and specialises in helping small businesses grow and thrive.
Leigh Windell
Leigh Windell

Art Director

A multi-award winning creative specialising in branding, Leigh has the creativity and forward thinking to push the boundaries of design.
Alex Mallinson marketing communications
Alex Mallinson


Alex makes words work. Whether it's website copy, a speech or presentation, a video script, or media relations, he gets messages to target audiences, and then measures their effectiveness.
George Penn

Senior Copywriter

George works alongside Alex and is responsible for all our copywriting, news and blogs for our clients.


Based in York and with an office in Zurich, we’re here to begin your project. We help our clients drive their brands forward across all media, disciplines and platforms.



Main Street
Wheldrake, York UK
+44 (0) 7958 494713


zurich office


Bahnhofstrasse 52
CH – 8001 Zurich
+41 79 927 66 33



We are fortunate enough to work with some amazing brands. Here are just a few.

“Your brand is what other people say about you when you are not in the room“

Jeff Bezos

“Design is the silent ambassador of your brand``.

Paul Rand

``A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is - it is what consumers tell each other it is``

Scott Cook