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Maps and GIS Data

Access maps of our offshore activity and GIS downloads in shapefile format. 

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Branding

If you are producing literature and want to showcase your relationship with us, Crown Estate branding is available. Please note that all publications must be passed before our Corporate Affairs team for approval.

Top 10 most frequently asked questions

  • Who owns The Crown Estate?

    The Crown Estate belongs to the reigning monarch 'in right of The Crown', that is, it is owned by the monarch for the duration of their reign, by virtue of their accession to the throne. But it is not the private property of the monarch - it cannot be sold by the monarch, nor do revenues from it belong to the monarch.

    The Government also does not own The Crown Estate. It is managed by an independent organisation - established by statute - headed by a Board (also known as The Crown Estate Commissioners), and the surplus revenue from the estate is paid each year to the Treasury for the benefit of the nation's finances.

  • How did The Crown Estate come into being?
  • What is The Crown Estate's relationship with the Treasury?
  • How does the Sovereign Grant Act affect The Crown Estate?
  • Does The Crown Estate manage the Royal Palaces?
  • Does The Crown Estate manage the Royal Parks?
  • Is the Royal Family involved in the running of The Crown Estate?
  • Is there any relationship between The Crown Estate and the Duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster?
  • What is 'Crown land'?
  • What is Old Land Revenue Property?
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