Lancashire Hot Spot

Lancashire Hot Spot

A 19th century cottage in the heart of Dunsop Bridge is the first to be refurbished to the Duchy’s new quality standard for residential properties. The refurbishment included interior and exterior decoration, and the installation of a new kitchen and ironmongery to accord with the recently introduced Duchy specification. On completion, Ivy Cottage was let […]

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Investing for the future in Cheshire

The Duchy of Lancaster is to invest £300,000 in its residential properties across the Cheshire Survey. Specialist contractors Ian Williams Ltd and Midlands-based building company Think Contracts have been appointed to carry out a programme of internal and external repair works over the summer months. The Duchy owns some 75 residential properties across the Cheshire Survey, […]

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Duchy to invest in new £2m model farm for Cloughton

The Duchy of Lancaster is continuing to invest in the future of agriculture, pledging around £1.6m to develop a £2m purpose-built model farm on a greenfield site near Scarborough. Tenant farmer Joe Green has lived and worked at the Duchy of Lancaster’s Town Farm in the village of Cloughton all of his life, just as […]

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Duchy completes renovation of Grade II Listed farmhouse

The Duchy of Lancaster has completed the extensive refurbishment of a Grade II Listed farmhouse in Cheshire. Located in Barthomley and forming part of the Duchy’s Crewe Estate, the work on Mill Farm included a complete rebuild of one of the building’s external gables, a newly fitted kitchen and bathroom. The property’s heating and hot […]

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