News 09 March 2015
The Crown Estate, the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University are working together to develop a renewable energy project to produce enough energy to offset the electricity use of the two universities – delivering long-term economic and environmental benefits and significant carbon saving contribution.
News 05 March 2015
Pupils at The Royal School in Windsor can now enjoy a new-look playground, thanks to a makeover from volunteers from The Crown Estate, which manages Windsor Great Park.
News 04 March 2015
We have submitted a planning application for 220 homes including 88 affordable homes and a hotel on land west of Salisbury Road, Marlborough. The application follows last year’s consultation with the local community.
News 03 March 2015
We have partnered with Velcourt, Europe’s leading farm business manager, to create an innovative new venture to manage the 4,500 acre Ellington Estate in Northumberland.
News 27 February 2015
The Crown Estate and Albion Stone have submitted a planning application to Weymouth & Portland Borough Council to develop a solar park on a disused quarry site on Portland.
News 24 February 2015
Nominations close in just under two weeks (9 March 2015) for this year’s Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards with The Crown Estate reminding people that anyone can nominate a deserving business or person working in one of Scotland’s most successful sectors.
News 09 February 2015
We are working in partnership with Scottish Natural Heritage, the Cairngorms National Park Authority and local gamekeepers to undertake peatland restoration works on its Glenlivet Estate as part of the Peatland Action initiative.
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.”