Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, Duke of Lancaster

Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, Duke of Lancaster

On 6th February 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became not only the longest service British Monarch but also the longest serving Duke of Lancaster in the nation’s history. The Platinum Jubilee celebrations are therefore two-fold, marking Her Majesty’s 70-year reign as Monarch and 70 years as Duke of Lancaster. The Duchy of Lancaster is a […]

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Stewart McGarrity Appointed Interim CFO

The Duchy of Lancaster has appointed Stewart McGarrity as Interim Chief Finance Officer from 1st May 2021. Stewart will take over the role from previous incumbent Chris Adcock LVO who has been in post since 2003. Stewart has 35 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant in senior financial positions across a broad range of […]

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Lancaster University Moves Into Lancaster Castle

Lancaster University is to open a new academic space in the former Link Block of Lancaster Castle. The University has signed a two-year lease to operate the new purpose-built teaching suite completed last month as part of the Duchy’s latest phase of renovation and conservation. A seminar room with a capacity for around 60 people […]

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Lancaster Castle Restored and Re-Opened

Following a 2-year conservation project, the Duchy of Lancaster has re-opened the historic John O’Gaunt gate and unveiled the new-look Lancaster Castle to the visiting public. The works have included the careful removal of the former Prison Visitors building to reveal a new sweeping piazza, covered cloister walk, purpose-built Visitor café, gallery space and teaching […]

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