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Croydon's Whitgift redevelopment gets planning

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


Reading housing scheme gets permission

A proposal to build 765 new homes on a retail park next to the River Kennet in Reading which was design reviewed by DSE’s Berkshire Panel has been given planning permission.


Kingston Panel appointed

DSE has completed the recruitment and appointment of a new design review panel on behalf of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.



Black Country Panel appointed

The Black Country LEP, supported by DSE, has appointed its Panel to assess and advise on housing schemes for the Black Country Garden City


Grain House gets planning approval

East London architects, Studio Bark has won approval for a private house at Thakeham, West Sussex after taking the proposal to the DSE design review panel.