About

Bella – Creative Communications since 2005

Based at The Townhouse, King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, Bella is a design & marketing agency with a 19 year track record of delivering outstanding results & impeccable service to a regional, national and international client base across a wide range of markets & industries.

 

Our in-house core service offer includes marketing strategy, brand identity, graphic design, website design and build, website hosting & maintenance, animation, bespoke illustration, video editing, print and digital brochures & catalogues, digital marketing, social media, paid & organic Google search, event and property marketing.

 

We work with both B2B & B2C businesses, providing either a full marketing & design service or on individual projects as required.

 

To make an enquiry please call 01565 325015 and ask for Paul or Tessa. Alternatively please send an email to hello@belladesign.co.uk, we will be delighted to help.

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Established 2005

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Trusted by over 300 clients

Create. Renew. Evolve.

Founded in 2005 our ethos was and remains to provide our clients with a first-class marketing and design service that delivers results.

 

Working across a wide range of markets including events, pharmacy, renewables, property, aviation, media distribution, merchandising, transport, consultancy, local authorities and more our team of specialists are experienced in understanding different markets and industries to create marketing & design solutions that work.

Services

An integrated approach providing a complete marketing & design service for business

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Brand Identity

The anchor-point of your business, a powerful and positive brand identity is a pivotal component of your marketing strategy. Bella will work with you to create a brand identity that reflects the personality and values of your business which will be recognised and recalled in a positive way by your clients and customers.

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Graphic design

Brand enhancing graphic design services for print and digital use. From a business card for a sole trader to a corporate brochure for an international business we can help by producing high quality marketing collateral that provides your business with the professional profile that matches and complements your company’s brand values.

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Bespoke website design, build & hosting

Our reputation for the design and build of high quality, contemporary, easy-to-navigate websites for both the business to business and business to consumer sectors is built on the results we deliver for our clients over many years. Our services include the design and build of bespoke websites with an integrated Content Management System (CMS) which enable our clients to easily update content on the completed site in-house if they wish. We create beautifully designed fully responsive, mobile-friendly websites which are functional across all platforms from desk-top to mobile.

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Digital marketing

We will work with you to create and implement a successful digital marketing strategy. We provide a full digital marketing service to clients including paid and organic search, e-marketing, banner advertising & social media marketing that works on a solus basis or to complement traditional marketing techniques such as printed brochures and magazine/newspaper advertising.

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Social media

Our social media service includes working across all the popular platforms, with specific channel use defined by the requirements of our clients. Our service includes creation of the campaign strategy, graphic design, content creation and analytics to enable a professional evaluation of the ROI of the campaign. Importantly we will work with you to ensure best value is extracted from the campaign by integrating the activity with other elements of the marketing mix you may have in play.

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Paid & organic search

We provide clients with a full range of search option services including paid and organic search, remarketing and video. Based on an evaluation of client search requirements & market research we will provide a campaign that puts your brand, its products and services in front of a relevant audience of buyers.

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Marketing strategy

Marketing won’t work without a plan. We will work with you to create an overarching marketing strategy which enables your goals to be achieved in a cost-effective way. From buying persona creation to goal identification and selection of the appropriate marketing tools to use for your campaign we will work with you to create a marketing strategy that ensures a strong ROI.

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Event marketing

Our event marketing team will work with you to create and execute a marketing strategy that will give your event every chance of success. Our event marketing services include brand identity creation, graphic design services, media scheduling, print and digital advertisement design, website design and build, e-marketing and analytics, Google search, social media and PR.

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Property marketing

Bella Design and Marketing has worked with clients in the commercial and residential property sectors since the company’s inception in 2005. From a complete marketing campaign launch including scheme branding, digital and printed brochures, websites, advertising, PR and social media marketing to simple in-house particulars we deliver impactful, well-considered marketing campaigns that work.

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Paul Watson

Paul Watson

Managing Director
Tessa Blakemore

Tessa Blakemore

Account Director
Stacey Hughes

Stacey Hughes

Brand Manager
Charlotte Jones

Charlotte Jones

Design Manager
William Yip

William Yip

Senior Developer
Tobias Tew

Tobias Tew

Graphic Designer
Sheena Sreekeessoon

Sheena Sreekeessoon

Digital Marketer & Social Media Executive
Sarah Louise

Sarah Louise

Social Media & Digital Marketing Executive
Sarah Rice

Sarah Rice

Graphic Designer & Digital Marketer
Charley Watson

Charley Watson

Digital Marketer
Kat Casey

Kat Casey

Digital Marketer & Social Media Executive

Testimonials

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I have worked with Paul on numerous projects over many years and have never been disappointed with the results. As such I would recommend Paul and Bella without hesitation.

Rupert Lowe

Head of Business Development North Crowd Property
We’re really pleased with the brand. Thank you for your help, great team to work with!

Tim Letts

Lyons Thompson Letts
Bella has provided innovative and unique marketing materials on a number of retail property projects we’ve worked on together. It has always been a pleasure working with Paul and his team because they listen and then interpret hoe to promote the opportunity.

Warwick Smither

Development Director Genr8 Developments

Bella Design continue to provide our client’s with high quality marketing collateral in particular on more recent projects – The Interchange, Stockport and Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool.

In both cases, they we able to fulfil the brief and create bespoke identities for the properties.

With Wolstenholme Square, Bella had to create a deign which addressed the simple issue that the properties weren’t well known. The newly developed residential buildings around Wolstenholme Square hadn’t been promoted for commercial use on the ground floor, only focusing on the residential element, in spite of the properties being very close to the city’s Food & Beverage  night time circuit.

Bella Design understood that a fresh design needed to be created and assembled into suitable digital marketing collateral. In addition, create an onsite identity and achieve a sense of critical mass by using the branding in a clever cost-effective vinyl wrap around the properties.

More importantly, the result of the marketing campaign has been very positive, with two of the units now let and three under offer, with all five expeced to be trading by Spring this year.

On Interchange Stockport, the brief was slightly different. The Interchange, is already a prominent new building benefiting from a highly prominent location, the requirement was to promote it as a new location suitable for Lifestyle retailing and F&B.

The marketing campaign is still in its early stages, but the branding is now starting to achieve its aim with more occupiers becoming interested in locating to the Interchange.

With marketing collateral in place, together with the development approaching completion, we fully expect to be generating more meaningful enquiries and occupation by the Summer of this year.

Tim Letts

Director Lyons Thompson Letts
It has been a real pleasure to work with such a professional and pro active team. Bella Design have really created a fantastic new brand for our company along with a new and fresh website. They are really a breath of fresh air and we hope to work with Bella for many years to come!

Carl Danby

Managing Director Danby Projects
Using Bella Design for the first time we were really appreciative of their attentiveness, ‘can do’ attitude, professionalism and speed of delivery. We look forward to using them again.

James Burt

Consultant – Retail 8 Leisure Agency BKL Property Consultants
After working with Bella for many years we are delighted to be able to grow our brand to the next level with the development of the new website.

Kate Cookson

Marketing Manager Eternity Technologies
Great focus on client satisfaction.

Mark Kelsey

Chief Executive Officer Risk and Business Analytics RELX Group
We have worked with Bella on a variety of projects – Infographics and a poster campaign for Knutsford Market Hall; promotional materials to launch a new tour – Taste Knutsford through to community events such as Pumpkin Path and Bunny Hop. Throughout this diverse portfolio Bella have been nothing other than professional, responsive and creative often whilst working to extremely tight budgets and deadlines.

Knutsford Town Council

Knutsford Town Council
Expecting the design of our website to be painstaking, Paul and the Bella team worked perfectly to our brief and the site was up and running in no time. Very impressed with the results. Paul is always on-hand for value-add initiatives and development items.

Darren Davey

Business Management & Real Estate Finance Consultant
We can do anything but praise Bella Design for their personal and attentive manner. After Paul and Tessa visited us on the river for an initial meeting, Paul was always on hand to answer questions, provide insight and offer suggestions. At times we may have asked for more than we should have but that is testament to how much they are willing to do for their customers. Their production team are clearly very talented and they all sing from the same page.

Mark Mattinson

Marketing Manager ChesterBoat
The website looks AMAZING! It’s totally how I envisaged it, and glad it’s come together. Thank you to you and your team for your help.  

Simran Johal

Digital Press Content Manager DMD

I have known Paul for many years and he was one of the first people I met when I started my marketing career with Amec (Now Muse) Developments. His sector knowledge and understanding of the external branding and advertising requirements related to property development projects is first rate. His network of contacts in the property sector is huge!

Justine McQuinn

Director Just PRM
From the initial kick start meeting to the launch of the site, Bella really has gone above and beyond. The website looks fantastic, and the feedback has already been very positive. Paul and the team offered their expert advice on the look and functionality of the site. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them and to use their services in the future.

Katie Jones

Communications Manager The Regenda Group
Paul has always provided me with a first class service. By first class I mean he has a creative approach to his work, provides a great finished product and is always on time.

Julien Kenny-Levick

Director Roger Hannah
I would highly recommend the team at Bella

Rob Davenport

Show Director The Royal Cheshire County Show

I have known Paul for many years and when I had need for a new brand package and website, I turned to him and his team for their help.

Without doubt, Bella are experts in their field and a really enthusiastic and effective team to work with. They assessed our needs quickly and concisely and amazed us with the brand designs and thoughts they presented to us. Our decisions were made incredibly easy with the quality of the work presented to us. Paul is a joy to work with and effective in his communications, detailed in his summaries and importantly a realistic and understanding businessman. I would wholeheartedly recommend Bella to anyone with a need for design and marketing services. They’re good people!

Pau Shapiro

Commercial Director Euro Finance
Paul heads up the team at Bella Design, who we have used as our marketing agency since 2010. Effectively we use Bella as an external marketing dept and benefit from a very close working relationship that delivers excellent results. I can (and have) recommended Paul and his team to other businesses which says it all really!

Steve Low

Group Managing Director Mistral Group
We selected Bella in a competitive process, we felt in terms of their creativity, great ideas combined with practical, informed insight and an empathy for our business and our clients, gave them an edge. The reality matched the promise – great to work with, responsive, collaborative and professional. Within hours of our web launch we received fantastic feedback from our CEO and executive clients in the UK and worldwide. Working with Bella Design, was one of our best decisions.

Gerry Baxter

CEO Baxter Neumann
We are delighted with the new website and fresh brand imagery produced by Bella. The overall look and functionality of the new site is fantastic and is exactly what we set out to achieve.

Neale Sayle

Partner and Head of Agency WT Gunson
And huge thanks to you as always for being so helpful! As always it has been a pleasure working with you!

Alex Brown

Events Officer Knutsford Town Council
I have worked with Paul and his team on a number of complicated and time sensitive marketing and web based projects. Not only did Bella deliver on time and on budget, he and his team demonstrated and presented work which was creative and interesting for my business audience. Paul clearly listened and understood exactly what I was looking for. This was evidenced by the positive reception of my colleagues and the increase in new business. Paul is easy to work with and I have no hesitation in recommending him & Bella.

Dave Thomas

Business Manager
Paul is a hugely experienced marketing professional. Throughout our time working together at Bella his knowledge and professionalism gave me and the whole team the confidence and motivation to enable us to create some amazing projects for clients. His relaxed manner and depth of knowledge in his field also provided our clients with the knowledge that they would be getting the best results.

Richard Friscuolo

Project Director JB Cole
“Bella understood the look and feel which we were trying to achieve and successfully extended our branding. The result is a website that appears professional and welcoming with a very clean style.”

Mike Benson

Partner Murray Smith
We were delighted when Bella Design & Marketing agreed to be our marketing partner for the 2020 Pass it On campaign. The agency’s fresh, creative approach has invigorated the messaging for this year’s collateral and will be instrumental in driving forward our charitable objectives. Bella’s team approached the project with enthusiasm, professionalism and genuine interest. Their passion and creative flair are evident in the finished results, and we look forward to working with the team ongoing.

Jon Bunting

CEO Smiths News plc
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Clients

We believe clear communication and rapport with clients is central to establishing mutually rewarding relationships and that’s why we’re proud to have retained clients for many years.