Enhanced carp offer at historic Windsor aims to lure discerning anglers
Local focus 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.”
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.
Windsor Great Park staff from awarded the Royal Victorian Medal
Local focus 24 June 2015
We are delighted to announce that The Crown Estate’s Nicholas Matthews, Mobile Park Warden, and Brian Dixon, Water Services Operative, have both been awarded The Royal Victorian Medal in Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday honours.
Windsor Great Park marks VE Day Celebrations
Local focus 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.
News 13 March 2015
The Crown Estate’s Virginia Water Pavilion, Windsor Great Park, received a Civic Trust Award which celebrates outstanding architecture and the built environment projects.
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.
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.”