Historic Farmhouse Restored In Cheshire

Historic Farmhouse Restored In Cheshire

The Duchy of Lancaster has recently completed the refurbishment of a Grade II listed farmhouse on the outskirts of Barthomley on the Cheshire Survey. The early 17th century farmhouse is a black and white timber framed property which has been sympathetically extended and updated over the years to provide a large two-storey family home. Great […]

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New Nursery Tenant in Weston

Local couple Julie and Ian Lightley have signed a new long-term lease on a historic school building in Weston village on the Duchy’s Crewe estate. Previously occupied by Poppy & Jack’s nursery, the building will now form part of the Village Nursery Group of eight nurseries operated by the couple across the North West region. […]

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New Community Space For Crewe Green

A community project to transform a neglected and overgrown half acre site on the Duchy’s Cheshire Survey into an attractive and sustainable public space is taking shape, thanks in part to an award from the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund. Located in front of St. Michael’s Church in the conservation hamlet of Crewe Green, the […]

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New Aldi Store To Be Built On The Crewe Estate

Aldi is to build a new store on the North West corner of the Crewe estate in Cheshire. At a meeting of the Cheshire East Strategic Planning Board last month Councillors voted to approve the application and permit the development on a 1.5-hectare site off University Way. The decision overturns a previous recommendation for refusal […]

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Duchy Expands Rural Team

  The Duchy of Lancaster continues to build its rural estate management capacity with a new Rural Surveyor joining the team. Rosie James (25) originally graduated from Reading University with a degree in history. She then travelled to South America where she walked the Inca trail and explored Peru before returning to the UK to […]

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