Multi Million £ investment in Durham Industrial Park Reaps Rewards
5th Mar 2021

Multi Million £ investment in Durham Industrial Park Reaps Rewards

Significant investment has succeeded in breathing new life into an ailing 17-acre industrial site formerly owned by electrical giants Electrolux in County Durham and providing a boost to employment in the locality.

Northumberland Estates in the Community
12th Feb 2021

Northumberland Estates in the Community

The past 18 months has seen a wide range of charities and other organisations provided with financial assistance through the recently formed Northumberland Estates' Community Fund. Resources have also been given to support a number of organisations working within the communities in which we work. Our newly published Annual Report highlights some of the 48 organisations that have received financial support ranging from sports clubs to village halls, from youth projects to those supporting the older generation, and from food banks to health and well being projects. 

New Alnwick Hotel granted planning
25th Jan 2021

New Alnwick Hotel granted planning

Exciting new plans to breath life back into an historic Alnwick building and bring more tourists to the town centre have moved a step closer with a new hotel on Bailiffgate receiving planning approval.  

19th Jan 2021

Community Fund to Fast Track Covid related applications

In response to COVID-19 the Northumberland Estates Community Fund has changed its application process to make it easier and quicker for organisations supporting their local communities through the pandemic to apply. The Fund, which already supports a wide...

Alnwick charities receive vital funding thanks to Castle visitors
21st Dec 2020

Alnwick charities receive vital funding thanks to Castle visitors

Four Alnwick based charities are to receive a substantial donation from Northumberland Estates to boost funds following what has been such a difficult year.

First Retailer begins trading at New Retail Park
9th Dec 2020

First Retailer begins trading at New Retail Park

Retailers open their doors for the first time at the newly built Tyneview Retail Park in Prudhoe, Northumberland.

Development tackles second home ownership in picturesque coastal village
23rd Nov 2020

Development tackles second home ownership in picturesque coastal village

Building work has begun on a ground-breaking housing development which seeks to revitalise a rural community by restricting sales of the new homes to primary residence buyers.

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...