News 05 February 2015
We have completed a deal with Beverley based developer Peter Ward Homes for a site in Skirlaugh, East Riding of Yorkshire.
Windsor Estate pilots Corporate Natural Capital Accounting
Local focus 27 January 2015
We chose to pilot Corporate Natural Capital Accounting, a new accounting framework developed for organisations to take better account of the natural capital they own, on our Windsor Estate. The framework was developed for England’s Natural Capital Committee by eftec, RSPB and PwC.
Mark Gough, our Head of Sustainability, said: “We’d advocate other organisations undertake CNCA in order to understand the wider societal value generated by natural capital assets, and inform budgetary discussions and priority setting.”
Engaging at Coastal Futures
Local focus 21 January 2015
We are out in force at Coastal Futures 2015 conference, manning a stand and showcasing some of the recent publications.
Coastal Futures is an independently run conference bringing together policy makers, regulators and stakeholders interested in marine and coastal environments. We are often called upon to play an active part in developing the programme and over the years have provided many speakers and chairs.
News 13 January 2015
The Crown Estate and Natural Resources Wales have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) underlining their commitment to work in partnership to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably managed in the long term.
News 12 January 2015
We are calling for nominations and entries for the Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards to celebrate the achievements and success of an industry that is vitally important to Scotland and its coastal communities. The awards come at a time of continued growth in a sector where Scotland is already a world leader.
News 12 December 2014
The Crown Estate has completed the construction of a £325,000 flood defence wall at Hawkins Point, Sunk Island to protect the areas high grade agricultural land from flooding.
News 21 November 2014
Tarbert on the Isle of Harris is the latest community to work with The Crown Estate to develop marine tourism facilities through a local management agreement (LMA).
Portgordon Harbour Works Underway
Local focus 14 November 2014
Reinstatement works to the East Pier of Portgordon Harbour in Moray are underway. The completion date is likely to be early February 2015, allowing for the workers’ festive break and dependent on weather conditions. We will continue to keep the community informed of any further developments regarding the future of the harbour.
News 10 November 2014
More than 14,000 visitors used The Crown Estate’s mountain bike trails on the Glenlivet Estate in the first year of operation since they were officially opened last November by Richard Lochhead MSP.