Maria Roskell Joins The Team

Maria Roskell Joins The Team

The Duchy has appointed a new senior PA/Rural Administrator to support the Rural Teams based at Lancaster Castle. Prior to joining the Duchy Maria Roskell spent two and a half years in a similar position on another private landed estate in Lancashire. She is a highly experienced PA/Administrator with a good understanding of rural estate […]

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Conservation works continue at Lancaster Castle

The extensive conservation works currently underway at Lancaster Castle are to continue throughout the summer holidays with completion now expected by the end of August 2019. This will mean a three-month extension to the restricted public access to the Castle and continued closure of the main John O’Gaunt gate on Castle Hill. Guided tours and […]

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Duchy Continues To Strengthen Core Team

The Duchy of Lancaster continues to invest for the future by strengthening its administrative support teams in both London and Lancaster. Accounts Assistant Sally Davies joins Rural Accountant Ralph Whitehead in the Lancaster office which has now taken over the responsibility for financial management of all Rural Surveys and tenancies following the decision to bring […]

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We Will Remember Them

The Duchy of Lancaster was proud to support the City of Lancaster’s commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice on 11th November 2018. The day began at 6.00 am with a lone piper playing ‘The Battle’s O’er’ outside the John O’Gaunt gate. This was witnessed by the Vicar of Lancaster the Reverend Chris Newlands, […]

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Lancaster Castle: the View from the Stronghold

The Duchy of Lancaster has entered into a partnership with Lancaster University’s History Department to deliver a free open learning course based on the history of the region as seen through the prism of Lancaster Castle. Available to online learners across the world, the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is the first of its kind […]

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