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.


Join our Team

We are looking for a Design Advisor to join our team.
The purpose of the role is to provide support to our Head of Design Advice in the delivery of our services.


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.


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


Chelmsford Ideas Festival - Essex Housing: Pace over Place?

Chris Lamb will be speaking at the Chelmsford Ideas Festival on Thursday 10th November, 7.20pm.

About design review

Design Review through Design South East

Read how design review adds value for developers, local authorities and communities in the planning process, and how Design South East can deliver exceptional design review services.


Meet our new Team Member - Julie Payne

Julie will be managing the co-ordination and planning of all events delivered by D:SE and be responsible for our marketing and communications, developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders.