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.


Meet our new Design Advisor - Helen Goodwin

Helen trained as an architect and has experience working on projects from the scale of the domestic to the scale of the city. She is committed to improving the quality and success of projects for their end-users


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


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


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.