Design South East is the region’s leading source of built environment design support. Local authorities, developers and communities throughout the greater south east region trust us to provide outstanding and impartial design advice and assistance.


Design Advisor role at Design South East

With growing demand for our services, an exciting opportunity has arisen within our team, helping our Head of Design Advice to deliver a diverse range of our services


Brighton & Hove Panel Chair announced

Brighton & Hove City Council has appointed Design South East to provide a Design/ PLACE Review* support service aimed at improving the design of new buildings, their surrounding landscapes and public spaces.


Meet our new Head of Design Advice, David Tittle

Managing the growing workload at DSE is our new Head of Design Advice, David Tittle. David joins us from one of our partners in the Design Network.


Let's hope the new design panel doesn't reinvent the wheel

Chris Lamb says the Government’s new housing design advisory panel should not distract from the design review infrastructure provided by the Design Network or the increasing take up of Building for Life.


Growing demand for Design Training

Faced with the challenge of accommodating growth and facing applications for major housing developments in the landscape and higher density in urban areas, demand for our design training is growing


Design in a Nutshell for Planning Committees

A Kent Design workshop providing an overview of what are the most important values that urban design offers in the improvement, planning and protection of places.