Windsor employees recognised in New Year’s Honours
02 January 2014
Two long-serving Windsor employees have been awarded the Royal Victorian Medal (RVM) in the New Year's Honours list.
Ian Garnett retired on New Year's Eve as gardens team supervisor after working at The Crown Estate for 32 years, while Rob McGee has worked on the Windsor estate as a carpenter for 33 years.
£130m end-of-year regional transaction surge
20 December 2013
We have announced £130m of property transactions, comprising a commitment to fund the development of the £80m Banbury Gateway fashion park, together with the sale of two industrial estates.
Further information: £130m end-of-year regional transaction surge
Cushman & Wakefield appointed to St James’s Market
13 December 2013
Cushman & Wakefield have been appointed as joint office letting agents for the St James's Market joint venture.
They will act as joint agents with Knight Frank on St James's Market, a partnership between The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties Group.
Early Christmas present for West Somerset Community College
12 December 2013
We have presented West Somerset Community College students and staff with a Christmas tree for the school's lobby.
The tree, from one of our oldest Dunster Christmas tree plantations, was presented to say thank you for the efforts and dedication of students who helped our forestry team as part of their Christmas tree management course. The course teaches aspiring foresters every aspect of tree management from planting through to eventual sale.
Windsor Christmas trees on sale December 2013
09 December 2013
Freshly cut Christmas trees are on sale in a variety of sizes from our depot in Windsor from 1 - 23 December 2013.
Set deep in the forest you can find the depot off the A332 between Windsor and Ascot. The entrance is signposted by the large and beautifully lit Christmas tree opposite the Pink Lodge. Mistletoe and holly will also be available to deck out every festive home.
We are open 9.00-17.00 including Saturdays and Sundays.
And once Christmas is over, our tree recycling facilities will be open at The Savill Garden from 6 January 2014.
ZaZa Bazaar opens at The Gate, Newcastle
09 December 2013
ZaZa Bazaar has opened at The Gate, Newcastle. The latest addition comes after the recent openings of Handmade Burger Co. and Coast to Coast outlets.
Further information: The Gate, Newcastle
Stars switch on St James’s Christmas lights
06 December 2013
Actors Celia Imrie and James Nesbitt turned on the St James's Christmas lights last night as part of the Fayre of St James's.
A 500-strong crowd were entertained by stars of stage and screen and musicians in St James's Church Piccadilly, followed by the official switch-on.
Money raised by the event was donated to charity.
Regent Street Partnership extended in £390m Quadrant 3 deal
03 December 2013
We can announce that we have extended our Regent Street partnership through the addition of the landmark £390m Quadrant 3 redevelopment. The deal sees NBIM take a 25 per cent stake in the £390 million Quadrant 3 scheme, in addition to their existing 25 per cent stake in the rest of Regent Street.
Further information: Regent Street partnership extended in £390m Quadrant 3 deal
Free admission into The Savill Garden during December
29 November 2013
Throughout December admission into The Savill Garden is free! Father Christmas will be visiting The Savill Garden on selected dates, arriving on festive horse and carriage (subject to weather conditions!) Booking required.
Please note that normal car park charges apply, and that the Savill Garden is closed 24-25 December.
School choir mark St James’s tree switch-on
27 November 2013
The Soho Parish School choir has helped switch on the lights of the St James's Church Piccadilly Christmas tree.
A landmark of the St James's area, the school children made decorations to dress the tree and the choir performed to the crowds to mark the switch-on.
The St James's Christmas lights, situated on Jermyn Street, will be switched-on as part of the Fayre of St James's, taking place on Thursday 5 December.