Supporting Growth In Dairy Farming

Supporting Growth In Dairy Farming

The Duchy of Lancaster has agreed to allow one of its tenant farmers in Cheshire to almost double the size of his land-holding from the Duchy.  The agreement forms part of an existing strategy to encourage efficient agricultural units. Dairy farmer David Peacock is to take on the lease from September this year of approximately […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Streamlines Rural Surveys

The holdings of the Duchy of Lancaster have traditionally been administered in six separate units, known as Surveys. These have included five Rural Surveys (Lancashire, Yorkshire, Crewe and South, Needwood and Eastern) covering approximately 18,433 hectares of land across England and Wales and one Urban Survey made up of a number of retail and business […]

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Investing for the future in Cheshire

The Duchy of Lancaster is to invest £300,000 in its residential properties across the Cheshire Survey. Specialist contractors Ian Williams Ltd and Midlands-based building company Think Contracts have been appointed to carry out a programme of internal and external repair works over the summer months. The Duchy owns some 75 residential properties across the Cheshire Survey, […]

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Duchy completes renovation of Grade II Listed farmhouse

The Duchy of Lancaster has completed the extensive refurbishment of a Grade II Listed farmhouse in Cheshire. Located in Barthomley and forming part of the Duchy’s Crewe Estate, the work on Mill Farm included a complete rebuild of one of the building’s external gables, a newly fitted kitchen and bathroom. The property’s heating and hot […]

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