Slowing the Flow in Pickering

Slowing the Flow in Pickering

The Duchy of Lancaster is supporting the installation of new flood defences on its Pickering Estate in North Yorkshire. Plans put forward in 2013 for a £2m scheme designed to ‘slow the flow’ of floodwaters through Pickering are now nearing completion and include the creation of a new bund and control structure on Duchy land […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Streamlines Rural Surveys

The holdings of the Duchy of Lancaster have traditionally been administered in six separate units, known as Surveys. These have included five Rural Surveys (Lancashire, Yorkshire, Crewe and South, Needwood and Eastern) covering approximately 18,433 hectares of land across England and Wales and one Urban Survey made up of a number of retail and business […]

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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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