News 26 February 2018
We have today announced that we will consider offering rights to extract tin and other minerals lying on or under the seabed off the coast of Cornwall. We are opening the potential offer in response to market interest in deposits of tin and other minerals in Cornwall.
News 14 February 2018
The Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS), the initiative created to improve knowledge of our underwater heritage through the recording of marine finds, is launching in Northern Ireland.
News 08 February 2018
The Crown Estate has presented an update on potential new offshore wind leasing to the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC), a senior Government and industry forum. This follows its announcement in November 2017 that it would be considering a process for awarding new seabed rights in the waters off England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
News 07 November 2017
We have today announced that we will be working with the offshore wind sector and stakeholders to consider making new seabed rights available to offshore wind developers. The Crown Estate is responsible for managing the seabed around England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
News 31 July 2017
More than 100 archaeological and historical marine finds have been submitted during the first year of the Marine Antiquities Scheme; an initiative launched to protect and improve our knowledge of the nation’s underwater heritage by encouraging the voluntary recording of items found in English and Welsh waters
News 27 June 2017
Today we have announced another strong set of results with a record return to HM Treasury of £328.8m, up 8.1% on 2015/16.
News 06 June 2017
Today we have published our 5th annual Offshore Wind Operational Report, with the latest data signalling a bright future for the sector.
News 28 March 2017
A new study into the UK’s offshore wind resource has revealed that variability in wind speeds is significantly lower than previously understood.
The Crown Estate appoints Hogan Lovells and Bond Dickinson to advise its Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure portfolio
News 27 February 2017
We have awarded the legal mandate for our Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure portfolio to Hogan Lovells International LLP and Bond Dickinson LLP.
News 08 February 2017
The Crown Estate has received a request from Vattenfall to explore the award of rights for an extension to its 300MW Thanet Offshore Wind Farm.