2nd Sep 2020

Planning submitted for new quarry

A joint application has been submitted by landowners Northumberland Estates and potential future operator North East Concrete Ltd to quarry materials for use in the construction industry from a site to the south of Alnwick.  

Massive Tree Planting Scheme Begins
26th Aug 2020

Massive Tree Planting Scheme Begins

An ambitious new forestry project will see over half a million trees planted on farmland to the south of Alnwick by landowners Northumberland Estates. The mixed woodland planting will cover around 660 acres (267 hectares) in total and will create two large new areas of new forestry within a short distance of the town which will be opened up to public access in time.    

North Tyneside to benefit from specialist dementia housing and care service
7th Jul 2020

North Tyneside to benefit from specialist dementia housing and care service

Work has now commenced on a joint project, between Northumberland Estates and Age UK North Tyneside’s subsidiary company EveryDay Homes, which will see the construction of specialist housing for those living with dementia. The development will be the first...

Alnwick Castle opens to Visitors
1st Jul 2020

Alnwick Castle opens to Visitors

Plans are underway to open the grounds of Alnwick Castle to visitors in time for the main holiday season.  Says Andrew Robson at Northumberland Estates  “Alnwick Castle is such an important draw for the tourist industry in Northumberland we are keen to see...

28th Apr 2020

Community Fund to Target Covid 19 support initiatives

In response to COVID-19 the Northumberland Estates Community Fund is changing its application process to make it easier and quicker for organisations supporting their local communities to apply.

Flying the Flag for the NHS
22nd Apr 2020

Flying the Flag for the NHS

The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland have joined with the Nation in thanking NHS staff and other key workers with a personal tribute. For the foreseeable future the NHS flag will be seen flying over Alnwick Castle and also at Syon House in London.

Syon goes blue for the NHS
27th Mar 2020

Syon goes blue for the NHS

The Percy family and Northumberland Estates joined the country in showing their support for the amazing work that is being done by the NHS during this difficult time by lighting up their London home Syon House and the Great Conservatory in blue.  

Alnwick Castle and Covid 19
19th Mar 2020

Alnwick Castle and Covid 19

Following Government advice on Monday 16 March, we have taken the decision to delay the opening of  Alnwick Castle to visitors for the foreseeable future. This is in the interest of looking after the health and well-being of our visitors, employees and the wider community. The Castle was due to open on March 27th.   

Success for Wynyard’s Origin Hub
21st Jan 2020

Success for Wynyard’s Origin Hub

A new office complex on the Wynyard Business Park aimed at start up businesses and SME’s is proving a runaway success. All five units at the Origin hub have been snapped up within weeks of coming to the market.

Proposed by pass for historic village
9th Jan 2020

Proposed by pass for historic village

Exciting new plans being put forward by Northumberland Estates would seek to create a much needed by pass for the historic village of Denwick.