Encouraging The Brightest And The Best

Encouraging The Brightest And The Best

Last year, the Duchy of Lancaster introduced a second bursary for students at Harper Adams University – this time focusing specifically on students of Rural Estate and Land Management (REALM). The new award runs alongside the existing Duchy scholarship awarded to students of agricultural courses since 2014. This year’s recipients have been named as Agri-Food […]

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Lettings Agents Appointed In Lancashire and Yorkshire

The Duchy of Lancaster has appointed two firms of independent local estate agents to let and review applications for tenancies at its residential properties in Lancashire and Yorkshire. Armistead Barnett in Lancashire and Harris Shields in Yorkshire will assist the Duchy’s in-house rural team with the marketing of available properties and will assist in the […]

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Foxholes Refurbishment Showcases Duchy Standard

The Duchy of Lancaster has brought a Staffordshire cottage back to life transforming it into a modern family home which was let prior to completion. Foxholes Cottage on the Needwood Estate became vacant in December 2016 when a long-standing tenancy came to an end. After taking the property back, the Duchy team came up with […]

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New Rural Surveyor Joins The Team

In 2015 the Duchy of Lancaster realigned its Rural Surveys and brought the management of its Southern Survey in-house under its new Head of Rural, Christopher Sparrow. Three years on, the Survey has expanded by 50 per cent following a series of strategic acquisitions and reviews. This has prompted the need to recruit a new […]

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Active Woodland Management At Needwood

The Duchy of Lancaster is to partner with Natural England and the Forestry Commission to protect and improve 500 hectares of woodland on its Needwood Estate in Staffordshire. Over the next five years the Duchy will implement a woodland improvement plan approved under the national Countryside Stewardship scheme. Particular areas of focus will include the […]

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