Author Archives: Debbie Garritty

Duchy Continues To Strengthen Core Team

The Duchy of Lancaster continues to invest for the future by strengthening its administrative support teams in both London and Lancaster. Accounts Assistant Sally Davies joins Rural Accountant Ralph Whitehead in the Lancaster office which has now taken over the responsibility for financial management of all Rural Surveys and tenancies following the decision to bring […]

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Grown in Britain: Responsible Woodland Management

In a further demonstration of our commitment to environmental sustainability, the Duchy of Lancaster is backing the Grown in Britain (GiB) campaign with all of its rural woodlands accredited under the scheme. Some 2,818 acres of Duchy-owned woodland in Cheshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire have been certified by GiB, a non-for-profit organisation which aims to […]

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Encouraging Sporting Excellence

The Duchy of Lancaster continues to support the provision of sports facilities and infrastructure on its historic Higham Ferrers estate with an agreement in principle to the letting of 11 acres to football club AFC Rushden & Diamonds. This follows agreement for an extended lease term and additional land for existing tenants Higham Town FC […]

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New Homes Approved For Newborough

The Duchy of Lancaster has secured planning permission for the conversion of existing agricultural buildings at Newborough Hall Farm in Staffordshire into a private residential development of four new family homes. The original listed farmhouse will also be fully refurbished as part of the scheme. The design proposals focus on the use of traditional materials […]

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We Will Remember Them

The Duchy of Lancaster was proud to support the City of Lancaster’s commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice on 11th November 2018. The day began at 6.00 am with a lone piper playing ‘The Battle’s O’er’ outside the John O’Gaunt gate. This was witnessed by the Vicar of Lancaster the Reverend Chris Newlands, […]

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