Annual Carol Service Moves Online

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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Carol Hawkey Takes Over As Head of Rural

The Duchy of Lancaster is delighted to announce that Carol Hawkey has been appointed as Head of Rural from 1st November 2020. Carol, who joined the Duchy in a new role as Head of Rural Investment in June, was previously Head of Rural Asset Management at The Church Commissioners for England where she was responsible […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Annual Report and Accounts for Year Ended 31st March 2020

The Duchy of Lancaster has today published its financial results for the year ended 31st March 2020. During the year: Net surplus increased by 7.0 % to £23.2m Net asset value fell by 1.8% to £538.m Nathan Thompson, CEO and Clerk of the Duchy Council, said: “This has been another year of steady revenue growth […]

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Local Coffee Roasters Move Into Lancaster Castle

Renowned local coffee roasters and tea specialists Atkinsons have been chosen by the Duchy of Lancaster to open and run the new purpose-built visitor café at Lancaster Castle. The company is expected to open The Kitchen for the first time to the public at the beginning of November. The facility includes a new bar area […]

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