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.


NLA conference in association with DSE - 28th June 2018

This half day conference will discuss how London and the South East are increasingly in need of each other’s to accommodate growth and deliver quality places


Kent Design Masterclass - Designing with Nature

Kicking-off the Kent Design 2018/19 CPD programme, DSE hosted a half-day masterclass exploring the role of landscape and ecology in creating successful places




Design Quality Conference delivers a powerful message

Design is not just about what a place looks like, it’s about how it works, for individuals and for communities.


Study tour for local authority officers & councillors

On Monday 16th April 2018 DSE took Brighton & Hove City Council on a study tour looking at a variety of housing schemes in London


Delivering design quality in Kent and Medway - a one day workshop

On 1st May DSE facilitated a 1 day workshop with the public & private sector to debate the effectiveness of the tools already in use since the publication of the Kent Design Guide.


Design for Communities Fund on Crowdfunder

We have pledged up to £10,000 to support innovative crowdfunding projects in the South-East and East of England, outside London.