Maria Roskell Joins The Team

Maria Roskell Joins The Team

The Duchy has appointed a new senior PA/Rural Administrator to support the Rural Teams based at Lancaster Castle. Prior to joining the Duchy Maria Roskell spent two and a half years in a similar position on another private landed estate in Lancashire. She is a highly experienced PA/Administrator with a good understanding of rural estate […]

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Bio-Diversity Audit Complete

Following the bio-diversity audit carried out in partnership with Natural England across the Rural Surveys between 2016 and 2018 all habitats have now been successfully identified, mapped and quantified. The resultant data allows for strategic oversight of each of the Rural Surveys as well as details of the characteristics of each estate including detailed evidence […]

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Hugh Bruce-Watt Joins The Duchy Team

Following the retirement of Duchy Solicitor Tim Crow at the end of last month the Duchy of Lancaster is delighted to announce the appointment of Hugh Bruce-Watt as In-House Counsel from 1st April 2019. Hugh graduated with a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University in 1980 before going on to study for his law […]

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Respecting The Land

A cross-section of farming tenants from our Staffordshire Survey attended the Duchy‚Äôs second dedicated soil management workshop at the Allerton Project in Loddington earlier this month. Responsible soil management is one of the key initiatives announced by the Duchy last year as a means of delivering its commitment to environmental sustainability. All those present were […]

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Two New Recruits For Rural Team

Following the announcement last October that the Duchy was bringing the management of all its rural estates in-house, two new recruits have joined the team. Dan Hawkes is an experienced architectural technologist and project manager who joined Savills as a graduate in 2012. For the past 7 years he has worked on a wide range […]

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