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 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.


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 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.


Croydon's Whitgift redevelopment approved

A scheme to redevelop a major south London shopping centre, which was reviewed by the DSE panel, has been given planning approval


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.


CALA scheme approved after DSE reviews

Surrey Heath Borough Council has granted approval to CALA Homes for a scheme for 215 homes as part of the redevelopment of the Princess Royal Barracks at Deepcut