88 The Mount,
YO24 1AR
Audience Development,Brand Development,Exhibition Design,Exhibition Design & Installation,Graphic Design,Interpretation,Project Management


PLB excel in creative museum design and strategic heritage services.

Whatever the subject, our expertise and enthusiasm is demonstrated in a wide mix of museums and heritage sites, with the successful delivery of over 1000 projects and contributing to securing over £100 million of project funding.

Putting your visitor at the heart of everything we do, our multi-disciplinary team works in partnership with you to provide the strategy, design and delivery of thought-provoking exhibits that tell your story in new and engaging ways.

That’s interpreting the past, designing the future.


  • Exhibition design and build
  • Graphic design and branding
  • Project management & contract administration
  • Master planning & visioning
  • Interpretive planning
  • HLF bid support
  • Activity and business planning
  • Feasibility studies
  • Audience development

Based in the heart of historic York since 1990, we look at the big picture, stories, and connections to bring new visions to life for leading heritage organisations including:

  • Charles Dickens Museum, London
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Chatsworth House
  • Museum of Science & Industry
  • National Science and Media Museum
  • National Army Museum
  • Bletchley Park
  • Holocaust Education & Learning Centre, University of Huddersfield
  • The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders’ Museum, Stirling Castle
  • York Castle Museum
  • Cooper Art Gallery, Barnsley
  • Discovery Museum, Newcastle
  • Durham Heritage Coast

We’d love to hear more about you and what we can do for your visitors.

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Specialist Updates


“PLB were great fun to work with – thought provoking, innovative and really helped us to see new possibilities.”

Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site

 “PLB’s team understood our vision from the start, delivering an experience beyond expectations where visitors and scholars alike can get to know the real Dickens”

Charles Dickens Museum

”The exhibition Doctor Who and Me: 50 Years of Doctor Who Fans saw more visitors per day than any other temporary exhibition in the last six years.”

National Media Museum, Bradford

“It’s full of innovation… its absolutely everything we could have wanted.”

REME Museum

”We’re really pleased with the results… lots of great feedback about the new nursery exhibition, and enhanced house tour.”

English Heritage, Audley End