Browns Go Green In Staffordshire!

Browns Go Green In Staffordshire!

A long-standing Duchy tenant is encouraging the return of pollinators, waterfowl and other species of indigenous wildlife to the hedgerows, ponds and field margins across their 350-acre farm in Staffordshire. Mrs Mary Brown and her son Graham entered into a 5-year Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme in 2019, after completing a five-year ELS scheme. Along with […]

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Sustainable Future For Whitehall Bank Farm

A former dairy holding on the Duchy’s Needwood Estate in Staffordshire has been intelligently re-purposed and refurbished, creating a sustainable long-term future for the farmhouse, buildings and adjoining 160 acres of grazing land. Whitehall Bank Farm was home to the Bailey family for almost 20 years until the tenants decided to retire from farming in […]

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Annual Carol Service Moves Online

The Duchy’s annual Carol Service and reception at The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy will take the form of a podcast this year, due to Covid-19 restrictions around large gatherings. The Carol Service is a much-loved institution bringing together staff, tenants, partners, members of Council and a large cross-section of the wider Duchy family in […]

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Scalby Lodge Re-Opens For Bookings

The Duchy of Lancaster holiday cottages at Scalby Lodge in North Yorkshire are open for business once again – and are proving as popular as ever. Within 24 hours of the lifting of Government restrictions on the hospitality sector, some 129 bookings were taken for Scalby Lodge for dates between now and the end of […]

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COVID-19

In line with Government advice around the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK, the Duchy of Lancaster is now operating a rota system for office-based staff. We are working with our tenants and business partners to ensure that all areas of the business continue to operate normally while safeguarding all parties. Any further updates will be […]

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