Exe Estuary Trail complete
26 November 2013
The final section of the Exe Estuary Trail has officially opened. Culminating in a 120m-span bridge over the River Clyst, the crossing allows cyclists and walkers to travel between Exeter and Exmouth. The path is part of the National Cycle Network Route 2 and has been developed by Devon County Council.
We helped enable the construction of the bridge by granting the necessary rights across the riverbed, that forms part of The Crown Estate.
Patron Capital set for new home on Regent Street
22 November 2013
Real estate investment advisors, Patron Capital, are set to move to Regent Street after agreeing a ten-year lease with The Crown Estate for 8,300 ft2 on the third floor at 1 Vine Street.
Further information: Patron Capital set for new Regent Street HQ
Delamere regeneration plans open for public consultation
21 November 2013
We are holding a consultation this weekend on plans to regenerate the former Marley Tile Works site, off Station Road, Delamere.
Following a consultation on initial proposals during the summer the organisation will present detailed plans at Delamere Community Centre on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 November.
Further information: Public consultation on Delamere regeneration plans
Fayre of St James’s returns
19 November 2013
Following on from the success of last year, the Fayre of St James's will take place again at St James's Church Piccadilly on 5 December 2013.
With carols and Victorian Christmas cheer in abundance, the fayre will draw crowds down for the official turn-on of the St James's Christmas lights.
Edinburgh pupils explore careers in green energy
06 November 2013
Secondary school pupils from across Edinburgh will explore job opportunities in offshore renewables in a special one day workshop today.
The Crown Estate is hosting an event with City of Edinburgh Council to highlight the range of different jobs available in areas such as engineering, research and development, marine planning, law and communications.
Further information: Edinburgh pupils explore careers in green energy
Free entry to Savill Garden throughout December
06 November 2013
The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, is celebrating Christmas with free entry to the garden throughout December, saving a family £16. The winter beds bring together a variety of colourful and fragrant plants that brave the colder months and the seasonal displays in the Queen Elizabeth Temperate House will be stunning.
Further information: The Savill Garden free throughout December
School children create St James’s decorations
06 November 2013
150 school children from Soho Parish School have created decorations for the Christmas tree which will stand in St James's Church Piccadilly.
Ambitious plans for Angel Place, Worcester, unveiled
04 November 2013
Angel Place, home to Worcester's daily market and a key gateway to the city centre, is to undergo a renovation aimed at encouraging more shoppers to the area.
The proposals will enhance the area for all visitors, reinvigorate the public realm and market facilities, and improve the connections between Friary Walk and Chapel Walk.
Worcester City Council has developed the proposals in partnership with The Crown Estate and Worcestershire County Council.
Further information: Ambitious revamp for Angel Place revealed
New Glenlivet mountain biking trails open
01 November 2013
New mountain bike trails and a visitor centre set in the stunning Cairngorms National Park will open Saturday 2 November.
The two mountain bike trails - a blue graded nine kilometre trail and a red graded 22 km loop - cover a combination of existing forest tracks and a newly built single track, and are expected to draw in a wide range of users, including visiting families, local residents and mountain bike enthusiasts.
Further information: New mountain biking trails open at Glenlivet
Winners at Royal Horticultural Society show
31 October 2013
The Savill and Valley Gardens, Windsor Great Park, have won three prestigious categories at the 2013 RHS Shades of Autumn show in London.
Famous for their autumn display, The Savill and Valley Gardens won the following three categories:
- Class 1 - displaying four trees / shrubs with autumn fruit (first prize)
- Class 2 - displaying four trees / shrubs with autumn foliage (first prize and the Stephenson R Clarke Cup)
- Class 3 - three conifers shown for foliage effect (first prize and the Rosse Cup)
Further information: Garden winners at 2013 RHS Shades of Autumn Show