Smith & Jones Design Consultants

Featured Project: Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

"The fact you appreciated the concept overall at such an early stage enabled us not to just select you from amongst a highly competative field but also to approach the project with some degree of comfort that we would be working with someone who understood the underlying ethos and aspirations of the internal project team".

Steve Dunning - Trinity House, Lizard Project Leader

"I am sure that, as a company, you bring this approach to all projects you undertake and consequently I feel certain that your company will have a bright and profitable future."

Steve Dunning - Trinity House, Lizard Project Leader

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

Lizard Point, Cornwall

Smith and Jones were responsible for the re-development the entire Heritage Centre at the Lizard Lighthouse in Cornwall. We worked closely with Trinity House over a number of months, ensuring visitors are now taken on an exciting, informative and educational experience.

Areas re-developed include:
Interactive displays
Educational exhibits
Social history displays
Presentation room
Temporary exhibition gallery
Lighting and Av development
Main site signage
Entrance area
Reception and shop

Our main responsibilities throughout the project were:
Extensive content research
Content development
Site masterplanning
Overview of visitor experience
Space planning and visitor flow
Design of all exhibits and displays
Graphic identity developed
Managing images and photos
Construction drawings
Lighting, electrics and power
Digital design

About us

Smith and Jones Design Consultants are interpretation and design specialists. We help museums, visitor centres and family attractions enhance their visitor experience with carefully thought out communication and inspirational design.

Working nationwide on a variety of cultural and heritage projects, we create content to engage and inspire your audience, blending this with visually stimulating design.


Smith and Jones Design Consultants are chosen as the designers of a brand new Geology Gallery at Lyme Regis Museum.

We are absolutely delighted to be working with Lyme Regis Museum in the development of their brand new Geology Gallery. The new gallery scheme is part of the museums new Mary Anning Wing extension project.

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New Pioneer Sailing Trust Exhibition to take place at the Cutty Sark in London.

Smith and Jones Design Consultants are working with the Pioneer Sailing Trust in Essex, on the development of an exciting temporary exhibition at the Cutty Sark in London.

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Bristol's Underfall Yard starts its ambitious £4 million regeneration programme

An ambitious £4 million regeneration programme by the Underfall Yard Trust starts this spring, with a brand new visitor centre due to open soon.

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Smith and Jones chosen as designers for the brand new Llandegfedd Visitor Centre

Welsh Water are currently investing heavily in a brand new visitor centre at Llandegfedd Reservoir in South Wales.

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Burrator Discovery Centre in Dartmoor opens to the public after months of re-development work

The renovation of the hundred year old ‘Iron Store’, the only surviving example of an original building made of corrugated iron on Dartmoor is now complete!

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Finchingfield Guildhall opens after a substantial 1.8million restoration

As part of this substantial restoration project, Smith and Jones were commissioned to developed a highly interactive, and content filled scheme for the interior of the Guildhall.

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Fremington Quay commissions Smith and Jones to develop a brand new Visitor Centre

We are delighted to have been chosen as design consultants to help Fremington Quay in North Devon to develop a brand new visitor attraction.

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Finchingfield Guildhall Museum selects Smith and Jones for a substantial Redevelopment project

Smith and Jones have been chosen as the museum designers for this exciting project due to our highly interactive, and content filled scheme.

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Dorking Museum and Heritage Centre, Opens!

Dorking Museum, which is owned by Dorking and District Preservation Society and run by volunteers, opened in October 2012.

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Hestercombe Gardens Interpretation scheme

The delightful Hestercombe Gardens near Taunton in Somerset has chosen Smith and Jones to develop and implement a site wide interpretive scheme.

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