Duchy Join Forces With Chamberlain In Cheshire

Duchy Join Forces With Chamberlain In Cheshire

The Duchy of Lancaster has entered into a joint venture agreement with Chamberlain Developments to restore a Grade II Listed farmhouse and develop a small number of disused farm buildings in the heart of leafy Cheshire. Barthomley is a picturesque rural hamlet situated on the edge of the Duchy’s 1,380-hectare Crewe estate. It includes a […]

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New Homes Underway In Cloughton

Mulgrave Properties has started work on a new-build scheme which will deliver much-needed quality housing on the Duchy’s Cloughton estate in Yorkshire. The 3.5-acre site was previously occupied by Town Farm before the Duchy in partnership with long-standing farming tenant Joe Green and his family agreed to relocate the business to a new purpose-built steading […]

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A Future Set In Stone

Two construction skills students in receipt of a Duchy of Lancaster bursary are heading for distinctions in their Finals next year. Peter Maynard and Tom Roscoe are both studying stonemasonry at Moulton College in Northamptonshire and have spent the last year applying their knowledge to practical training roles within the workplace. These placements have included […]

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Duchy Grants Lease For Tidal Power Project

The Duchy of Lancaster has granted a lease over part of the Wyre estuary to facilitate the development of a new flood protection and tidal barrage scheme. Marine power specialists Atlantis Resources Limited are the lead developers on the project which is designed to produce up to 300GWh of affordable green energy per year for […]

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Works Underway On Major Conservation Project

Preparatory work for the next phase of the refurbishment and restoration of Lancaster Castle started on site last month and the demolition of the former Prison Visitors building is well underway. Scaffolding is now being erected to allow for the removal of stone to the Castle’s rear curtain wall so that this can be lowered […]

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