Design your service using GOV.UK styles, components and patterns

Use this design system to make your service consistent with GOV.UK. Learn from the research and experience of other service teams and avoid repeating work that’s already been done.

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What’s new

14 November 2022: We’ve released GOV.UK Frontend 4.4.0. This feature release introduces different ways of configuring Javascript components and the ability to localise all components including the character count and accordion.

Read the full release notes.

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Make your service look like GOV.UK with guides for applying layout, typography, colour and images.

Browse styles


Save time with reusable, accessible components for forms, navigation, panels, tables and more.

Browse components


Help users complete common tasks like entering names and addresses, filling in forms and creating accounts.

Browse patterns


The GOV.UK Design System is for everyone, with a strong community sitting behind it. It brings together the latest research, design and development from across government to make sure it’s representative and relevant for its users.

You can contribute to the Design System by:

You can also see upcoming components and patterns to contribute to.


See what the Design System team at GDS is planning to work on over the next 12 months in the GOV.UK Design System Roadmap.