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Suffolk Design 

Suffolk Design is an initiative to ensure the quality of new buildings, public spaces and neighbourhoods throughout the county meets today’s needs and tomorrow’s challenges.

Suffolk Design Principles

Suffolk Design is focused on ensuring we work in a consistent and efficient way to deliver good design to ensure places that work for people. 

To achieve this Suffolk Design; 

  • Communicates the value of good design to Suffolk 

  • Sets aspirations about quality and place

  • Ensures well designed places are delivered

  • Defines the Suffolk approach to including our communities in the design and development process

  • Engages the County's stakeholders in an collaborative approach to joint working 


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Have any great examples of Suffolk design excellence or failures? We'd love to see! Send them in via the link below.

We'd love to hear from you

In order to help us develop the design guide we'd love you to participate in our research!

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Help shape guidance for new housing developments in Suffolk

Suffolk County Council has commissioned the production of Suffolk Design: Streets Guide, a new design guide to update existing guidance for new residential developments, and is asking members of the public for feedback in shaping the guidance.

The consultation is open until 5pm on Wednesday 10 February 2021. Members of the public can take part by visiting,

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