Developers East Sussex (DES)


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Established in May 2016, DES is a subgroup of Team East Sussex. It takes an active role in the delivery of quality sustainable development in East Sussex.

DES is committed to making a difference to East Sussex’s growth agenda to bring about:

  • Deliverable, high quality and sustainable development.
  • A functional property market.
  • Growth in jobs and housing.

DES operates through a subscription-based membership. Developers based in East Sussex who want to join the group should contact us.

Email: Economic Development team
Please include ‘DES membership’ in the subject field.

DES Meetings

DES meets quarterly at various locations across the county. The next meeting will take place on 26th January 2021; the agenda and papers are available here:

The papers of previous meetings are published below:

If you want to view minutes from older meetings pre-2019 please contact us:
Email: Economic Development team

DES terms of reference