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...

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.

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. 

2nd Jan 2020

New Operator Sought for Alnwick Markets

Following the recent decision by Alnwick market operators Local Living to give notice, Northumberland Estates is currently looking for a new operator to take on the role of running the markets in the town centre. Having undergone lengthy discussions with the local Council, the decision has been made to openly advertise this opportunity.

First outlet opens at New Alnwick Retail Park
8th Nov 2019

First outlet opens at New Alnwick Retail Park

This week saw the opening of a new drive-thru Starbucks store in Alnwick. This is the first store to commence trading on the towns new Willowburn Retail Park being constructed by Northumberland Estates.

Duke opens country park extension on North Tyneside
24th Sep 2019

Duke opens country park extension on North Tyneside

A new extension to the Rising Sun Country Park on North Tyneside was officially opened today by His Grace the Duke of Northumberland. Also participating in the launch of this fabulous new community facility was Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor of North Tyneside.  

2nd Aug 2019

Plans put forward for new Alnwick Premier Inn

Exciting new plans could see a well-respected national hotel chain come to Alnwick. Consultation has begun on a proposed planning application from Northumberland Estates, acting on behalf of Northern Commercial Properties Ltd, which seeks to bring a new...

School visit to Alnwick construction site a success
4th Jul 2019

School visit to Alnwick construction site a success

Northumberland Estates recently arranged for 45 students from the Duchess High School in Alnwick to visit the construction site opposite the school. This visit is to form part of a school project for the students who are all studying engineering. The visit was hosted by Northumberland Estates in partnership with site contractor Tolent.

14th May 2019

Local Landmark to be restored

The sea wall protecting the iconic Church Hill at Alnmouth which was damaged by a storm surge six years ago is to be repaired by Northumberland Estates. Although Church Hill lies within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the hill and wall fall outside the village conservation area and are not listed. The Estates has completed a survey of the wall and now plans to carry out repairs during the next 12 months, subject to receiving the necessary SSSI permits.