Local focus

  • Enhanced carp offer at historic Windsor aims to lure discerning anglers

    Windsor, Windsor news 24 May 2016

    Windsor Great Park in Berkshire is set to confirm its status as a top-class carp angling facility with the announcement of its enhanced carp fishing offering which includes the launch of night fishing and the addition of a never-before fished lakeside to its fisheries.

    Windsor Great Park’s Syndicate Manager, John Deakin said: “During last spring and summer we carried out thorough stock assessments, health checks of the fish, stock movement and a complete appraisal of our current facilities to restructure our offer for carp fishing specialists. We have redesigned the carp offering and are excited to announce the launch of an exclusive, limited-member syndicate.”

  • Windsor Great Park marks VE Day Celebrations

    Windsor, Windsor news 06 May 2015

    This Friday, 8 May, the Principal Beacon commemorating the 70th anniversary of VE Day will be lit in Windsor Great Park. The lighting of the beacon signals the moment at which over two hundred further beacons across the UK, the Channel Islands and Isle of Man will also be ignited.

    The event marks the start of a week of celebrations for all those who took part in the Second World War in Europe, both on the Home Front and overseas.

  • Windsor Estate pilots Corporate Natural Capital Accounting

    Rural & Coastal, Rural news, Windsor, Windsor news 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.”

  • Upgrade of Windsor Great Park’s Blacknest car park

    Windsor, Windsor news 10 October 2014

    Work has begun on improvement work on Blacknest car park, closing the area for twelve weeks. The new car park will include a new all-weather surface, spaces for over 160 cars, including dedicated disabled spaces, enhanced lighting and a visitor orientation point. The area will also be landscaped, including the planting of 21 native oaks.