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.


Summary: Brighton & Hove City Charrette - 20th March 2017

Organised on behalf of BHCC, citizens and local businesses met at the British Airways i360 for keynote talks and roundtable debates on aspects of what Brighton & Hove will look like in 2030.​


Kent Design Neighbourhood Planning Design Surgery - 23rd March 2017

We brought together parish councils, neighbourhood forums and district council staff to explore best practice on how design and place-making objectives can be achieved through neighbourhood planning


Growing demand for Design Training

Faced with the challenge of accommodating growth and facing applications for major housing developments in the landscape + higher density in urban areas, demand for our design training is growing


Kent Design Study Tour: Bow to Barking - 30th March 2017

As part of the Kent Design programme we recently led a study tour around East London looking at medium to high density housing.

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Margate Arts, Creativity & Heritage (MACH) Conference - 1st February 2017

Organised by d:se on behalf of Thanet District Council, this event celebrated the learning from almost 10 years of culture-led placemaking in Margate.