Lancaster University Moves Into Lancaster Castle

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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Local Coffee Roasters Move Into Lancaster Castle

Renowned local coffee roasters and tea specialists Atkinsons have been chosen by the Duchy of Lancaster to open and run the new purpose-built visitor café at Lancaster Castle. The company is expected to open The Kitchen for the first time to the public at the beginning of November. The facility includes a new bar area […]

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The Reverend Canon Professor Peter Galloway OBE Retires As Chaplain Of The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy

The current Chaplain of The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, The Reverend Canon Professor Peter Galloway OBE, will retire from his post on 31st July 2019. Peter has served as the Chapel’s full-time Chaplain since he was appointed by Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Her Duchy of Lancaster in February 2008. Preparations are […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Annual Report and Accounts for Year Ended 31st March 2018

The Duchy of Lancaster has today published its financial results for the year ended March 31st 2018. During the year: • Net surplus increased by 4.9 % to £20.2m • Net asset value increased by 2.9 % to £533.8m. Nathan Thompson, CEO and Clerk of the Duchy Council, said: “This has been another positive year […]

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