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 the Brighton & Hove DesignPLACE Panel

Design South East is now recruiting panel members for the Brighton and Hove DesignPLACE panel.


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.


Design South East Helps Shape the Quality of Garden Towns

Design South East is supporting the planning and development of Hemel Garden Communities


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’.