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.


Now hiring: Design Advisors

DSE is experiencing unprecedented demand for its services.  As a result, we are growing our team of Design Advisors.


Meet our new Design Advisor - Xan Goetzee-Barral

Xan has experience of Urban Planning and Urban Design. He has worked internationally in urban planning and project management for the private, public and charity sectors.


Urban Designer opportunities in Kingston upon Thames

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames are looking for talented and enthusiastic Urban Designers with initiative and design flare to join their growing Regeneration team.


Design Surgeries in Surrey

This week we delivered the first of a series of Design Surgeries for Mole Valley District Council to help the development management team to assess the quality of applications across the borough.


Four more years: DSE supports a better Brighton

Design South East has been appointed to manage the DesignPLACE review panel for Brighton and Hove City Council for up to four more years.


Guildford councillors get 'bite-sized' training

As an introduction to the new Councillor’s Companion for Design in Planning, DSE delivered a ‘Bite-sized Training’ event for Guildford Borough councillors on ‘Achieving Well-designed Places’.