Duchy of Lancaster Newsletter 2020

Restoration and Renewal

The Duchy of Lancaster continues to encourage young people studying agriculture, land management and traditional construction skills. Around £30,000 is awarded annually in the form of bursaries and scholarships to students at Harper Adams University in Shropshire, Myerscough College in Lancashire, Moulton College in Northamptonshire and Lancaster University. In a new working partnership this year, […]

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New Farm Shop For Salwick

A Duchy farming tenant on the Salwick Estate in Lancashire has converted his dairy parlour into a fully equipped farm shop selling home reared lamb, pork and beef to wholesale and retail customers. Richard Helme, a tenant at Wards House Farm since taking over from his father in 1996, believes the diversification of his business […]

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Scalby Lodge Re-Opens For Bookings

The Duchy of Lancaster holiday cottages at Scalby Lodge in North Yorkshire are open for business once again – and are proving as popular as ever. Within 24 hours of the lifting of Government restrictions on the hospitality sector, some 129 bookings were taken for Scalby Lodge for dates between now and the end of […]

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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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