Restoration and Renewal

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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Duchy Breathes New Life Into Local Landmark

                                         A local landmark has been brought back to life this month following a comprehensive programme of repair, refurbishment and restoration works by the Duchy of Lancaster.  Amicia Tenement on the Duchy’s Crewe Estate in Cheshire was originally built by Lord Crewe in the mid 19th century and named after his daughter, […]

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Duchy Invests in Agriculture

  The Duchy of Lancaster has invested over £61,000 in the development of a new steel-frame livestock building at Lower Castle Hayes Farm on the Needwood Estate in Staffordshire. The new barn replaces the former traditional wooden Dutch barn which was no longer fit for purpose in terms of providing adequate shelter. Tenant farmer Philip […]

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Duchy of Lancaster appoints new head of rural

The Duchy of Lancaster has confirmed the appointment of Christopher Sparrow to head up its rural portfolio. Christopher has spent the last 10 years working for The Duke of Buccleuch as estate manager for the Boughton Estate and will take up his post in January of 2015. Philip Coles, who previously undertook the role on […]

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