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.


Design for Communities Fund on Crowdfunder

We have pledged up to £10,000 to support innovative crowdfunding projects in the South-East and East of England, outside London.


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


Delivering design quality in Kent and Medway - a one day workshop

DSE will facilitate a one-day workshop bringing the public and private sector together to debate the effectiveness of the tools & techniques already in use since the publication of the Kent Design Guide.


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


Kent Design Masterclass - Designing with Nature

Kicking-off the Kent Design 2018/19 CPD programme; a masterclass exploring the role of landscape and ecology in creating successful places




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