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  • Crown Estate completes deal with Peter Ward Homes for Skirlaugh site

    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.”

  • Developer selected for Dunster Marsh site

    News 22 January 2015

    We have entered into a deal to sell our Dunster Marsh development site to Taunton based house builder Strongvox Homes.

  • 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.

  • Natural Resources Wales and Crown Estate sign MoU

    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.

  • Search is on for the best of the best of Scottish aquaculture

    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.

  • Crown Estate funds new flood defences for Sunk Island

    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.

  • Local management boosts tourism for west coast communities

    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.

  • Moray bike trails smash visitor targets in first year

    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.

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