New Lease of Life for Disused Farm Buildings

New Lease of Life for Disused Farm Buildings

The Duchy of Lancaster has formed a joint venture with award-winning housebuilder Francis Jackson Homes to transform a number of disused agricultural buildings on its Higham Ferrers estate in Northamptonshire into a small residential development. Five individually designed homes will be created on Bidwell Lane in the village of Caldecott, just 2 miles from the […]

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New Homes Approved For Newborough

The Duchy of Lancaster has secured planning permission for the conversion of existing agricultural buildings at Newborough Hall Farm in Staffordshire into a private residential development of four new family homes. The original listed farmhouse will also be fully refurbished as part of the scheme. The design proposals focus on the use of traditional materials […]

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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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