Preserving the Past, Investing for the Future

Preserving the Past, Investing for the Future

The Duchy continues to repair, restore and upgrade its rural residential properties across all Estates, with record levels of capital investment and the ongoing roll-out of its quality specification and Design Standard.  Over £2m has been spent on refurbishment projects in the year to March 2017, adding to a similar level of investment last year. […]

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Harrogate Homes Selling Off-Plan

Almost 50 per cent of a residential development built by Linden Homes in Harrogate as part of a Joint Venture with the Duchy of Lancaster has been sold off plan. Local homebuyers have responded positively to the quality of the design and quality of finish on offer at the exclusive Kent Drive development in Harrogate. […]

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Duchy Hosts Contractors At Palace Garden Party

The Duchy of Lancaster invited a selection of preferred contractors and building partners to a Royal Garden Party this year in recognition of the quality of their craftsmanship, repairing and refurbishing properties across the rural Estates. Many of the attendees had never visited Buckingham Palace before and were thrilled to have had the opportunity to […]

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From Generation To Generation

A new chapter is about to begin in the long and proud history of Hareholes Farm Cottage on the Duchy’s Needwood Estate in Staffordshire.  Following an extensive refurbishment project, the building has been restored to its former glory and updated throughout in line with the Duchy’s quality standard and specification. Hareholes Farm Cottage is a […]

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Restoration and Renewal

A £90,000 refurbishment project at Burniston Farm House near Scarborough has paid dividends, with new tenants moving into the property within days of completion. The 3-bedroomed detached dormer bungalow which sits on an elevated site in the centre of the village, is part of the Duchy of Lancaster’s 1,173-hectare Cloughton estate which includes 40 residential […]

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