News 19 August 2015
Tomintoul and Glenlivet’s Rural Regeneration and Glenlivet Estate Development Project has been shortlisted for the Rural Innovators Award 2015-16 under the ‘Land’ Category.
Tomintoul site chosen for 'Scottish Scenic Routes'
Local focus 18 August 2015
The third group of structures / installations to be built as part of the Scottish Scenic Routes’ initiative has been launched, and included in the three distinct sites is one near Tomintoul, within the Cairngorms National Park, on land managed by The Crown Estate.
The competition is open to young architects and landscape architects within five years of having completed RIBA Part II or the achievement of Graduate landscape Architect status.
Glenlivet Estate seeks cycling footage for digital project
Local focus 13 August 2015
BikeGlenlivet on the Glenlivet Estate is looking for cycling footage to use in short films about the trails, and they can even provide the cameras!
Three new films about the trails have just been released, showcasing the BikeGlenlivet centre, the Red Trail and the Blue Trail. Produced as part of the Highland & Islands Enterprise Digital Tourism Project, the films are being used to help market the bike trails throughout the UK.
Watch the videos here:
News 13 August 2015
A new Montessori School is set to open on the Datchet Road following a successful planning application for a change of use by The Crown Estate. The school will be located in Old Windsor opposite the Windsor Farm Shop and is expected to open later this year.
News 05 August 2015
CITiZAN, the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network, is the first national community-led project focused on the threat to archaeological sites along England’s coast and tidal estuaries which are at risk from extreme weather, rising sea levels and tidal scour.
Portland little tern study reveals epic journeys
Local focus 31 July 2015
Conservationists studying little terns nesting on The Crown Estate's Chesil Beach have discovered that during their migrations two of the nesting residents have notched up over 100,000 km each.
Gary Thompson, Coastal Manager, said: “We are delighted to have been able to support the little tern project since its inception and today’s fantastic news of its continued success demonstrates what can be achieved through dedication and working in partnership.”
The Chesil Beach Little Tern Project is a partnership between RSPB, Natural England, Crown Estate, Portland Court Leet, Dorset Wildlife Trust and the Chesil and Fleet Nature Reserve.
News 20 July 2015
With just two weeks to go until the deadline for the SCDI Highlands and Islands Annual Business Excellence Awards, The Crown Estate is calling on eligible businesses to enter and celebrate successful growth and innovation of the marine sector.
News 09 July 2015
The future of the Cheshire County Show has been secured following an agreement between The Crown Estate and The Cheshire Agricultural Society for a new 30 year lease for the Cheshire Showground.
News 25 June 2015
The Crown Estate has won the Environmental Leadership Award at the prestigious Scottish Business in the Community (SBC) awards.
News 25 June 2015
The Crown Estate has agreed the sale of the Bryanston Estate in Dorset to a UK company held on behalf of the Viscount Rothermere and his son the Hon Vere Harmsworth for an undisclosed sum. The purchase is consistent with the family’s long-term strategy to diversify its investment holdings.