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Crown Estate Scotland has launched a special fund to help promote the sustainable development of Scotland’s marine tourism sector.
Seven projects across Scotland will benefit from a total of £150k from a new Crown Estate Scotland fund designed to support community enterprises.
Crown Estate Scotland has completed the purchase of the former Richmond Arms in Portgordon, Moray, as it works with a local community group to agree a deal to transfer assets to the community.
It is with great sadness that we share the news of John Robertson’s death on 30 May 2021.
Twenty new asset profiles offer a deep dive into how the Estate is employed to benefit the people of Scotland.
We have today provided applicants to ScotWind Leasing with the updated technical guidance needed to progress their applications to build Scotland’s next generation of offshore wind farms.
Crown Estate Scotland has today announced the outcome of its review of the option structure for ScotWind Leasing, the leasing round for offshore wind farms in Scottish waters.
Crown Estate Scotland and Orkney Islands Council have signed an agreement which will bring more direct local input on how seabed around Orkney is used.
A fund designed to support sustainable development and local regeneration around Scotland has today announced the first batch of successful projects to receive funding.
A new agreement between Crown Estate Scotland and a local community group signals a future vision for Portgordon Harbour.
Today, we’ve published our first Climate Change Action Plan, which sets out the steps we'll take during 2021-2023 to reduce our impact on the environment.
Following this week’s announcement of the result of The Crown Estate’s offshore wind leasing auction for sites in waters around England and Wales, we are reviewing the option structure for the ScotWind Leasing process.
Find out why using seawater to make Whisky might be a big idea for Islay's distilleries.
From today, we have opened the application window for registered developers to submit their applications. The closing date for submitting applications is 31 March 2021.
Following a retendering process, Crown Estate Scotland has awarded new Managing Agent contracts due to commence from 1 April 2021
Local couple, Stuart and Chloe Graham have been chosen to take over the 366-acre Uppercleuch Farm, on the Applegirth Estate in Dumfries & Galloway.
The agreement will see Forth DSFB take on extra responsibility over salmon fishing rights across a large area of eastern Scotland.
Crown Estate Scotland has today published its annual report and accounts for 2019-20, showing that the organisation delivered an above target £12m to be returned to the public purse.
Crown Estate Scotland funding announced to help reduce litter from source to sea through the Upstream Battle campaign.
Following last week’s publication of the Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy by Marine Scotland, Crown Estate Scotland has today confirmed the final process and timelines for ScotWind Leasing.
The plan, which has been published by Marine Scotland, sets out the most suitable sustainable locations for the future development of commercial offshore wind energy.
Crown Estate Scotland is today announcing £0.5m for the sustainable development of offshore wind in Scotland, helping work towards meeting net zero targets.
A report launched today by Crown Estate Scotland shows how Scotland’s ports and harbours can tap into the huge potential created by the development of offshore wind in the years to come.
An update on the ScotWind Leasing process.
A new fund designed to support local regeneration and sustainable development around Scotland’s coast has today been launched by Crown Estate Scotland.
Crown Estate Scotland has today announced the purchase of the 123-acre 'Zero Four' commercial development site near Montrose, Angus.
Crown Estate Scotland has today announced the launch of the first round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters for a decade.
A report commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland has highlighted a range of wider value benefits which Local Energy Systems can offer to the communities they serve.
Research into children and young people’s ambitions for land, coastline and seabed management shows the environment, climate change and local communities as key themes.
Crown Estate Scotland has issued an update on the ScotWind Leasing process.
New corporate plan lays out three-year vision.
An update on our plans for the leasing round in light of COVID-19.
An update on Crown Estate Scotland's business continuity plan
A recent survey of our coastal tenants has helped Crown Estate Scotland to measure and monitor their satisfaction in how we support them and their businesses.
Crown Estate Scotland has teamed up with Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to host innovative forestry management and operations courses for students.
The findings of a study to apply the world leading Natural Capital Protocol to the dairy sector have been published.
Crown Estate Scotland has issued an updated statement on the supply chain measures which will be present in the ScotWind Leasing process.
Crown Estate Scotland has made a statement following 16 January's Offshore Wind supply-chain summit.
Crown Estate Scotland has published its scheduled November update on the ScotWind Leasing process.
New research is to explore what children and young people across Scotland think land, coastline and the seabed should be used for.
The results of a pilot project aimed at supporting commercial-scale shellfish farming in Scotland have been published today.
2018/19 Annual report shows ahead-of-target contribution to the public purse, alongside significant progress on major projects
A large-scale project on the Estate aims to clear a wide area of non-native conifer trees, to be replanted with native trees.
ScotWind Leasing - September 2019 update
The 12 week consultation on Crown Estate Scotland's 2020-23 Corporate plan has now begun.
A local couple have been chosen to take over a 242-acre farm on the Applegirth Estate in Dumfries & Galloway.
An agreement to maintain access for local anglers to one of Scotland’s most important salmon fishing locations is nearing completion.
A comprehensive ‘root and branch’ review of how Scotland’s seabed is leased for aquaculture will aim to promote sustainable development and wider value, Crown Estate Scotland announced today.
A new pipeline of commercial-scale offshore wind farms came a step closer today, as Crown Estate Scotland made details of leasing available so that developers can start preparing project proposals.
The seminar, staged in partnership with the Moredun Research Institute, will focus on getting the maximum from grass in upland lamb production.
Crown Estate Scotland farm tenants are to be offered the opportunity to receive extra support with their future business planning.
Local organisations seeking to manage land and seabed have now stepped into the final stages of our Local Management Pilots Scheme
Many Crown Estate Scotland fishermen and angling association tenants will receive significant rebates on their salmon fishing rents from 2019 to 2021.
New pontoons for public use have been installed in the village of Dunvegan, on the Isle of Skye, by the Dunvegan Mooring Association with support from Crown Estate Scotland.
Scotland’s new leasing round for offshore wind projects is likely to fully launch in October 2019.
Three local authorities, a community trust, a charitable trust and a Fishery Board have submitted business plan applications to Crown Estate Scotland’s Local Management Pilots Scheme.
A new study commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland provides a potential way forward for a more localised approach to offshore renewable energy deployment.
New research highlights the potential of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to help sustain jobs and build supply chain.
A comprehensive consultation on how Crown Estate Scotland rural land and property is managed has been launched.
Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on timescales for ScotWind leasing.
Crown Estate Scotland generated £9m for the Scottish public purse in its first year of operation, over £3m above target.
The high quality of the night skies above Glenlivet have become Scotland’s second recognised International Dark Sky Park.
Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters.
This is the first lease option issued by Crown Estate Scotland for this technology since being established in April 2017.
Crown Estate Scotland is seeking feedback from a wide cross section of its tenants.
The Scottish Parliament today passed the Scottish Crown Estate Bill.
More than 40 primary schools situated across the River Clyde catchment are taking part in a project to hatch and release brown trout into the river.
A welcome addition to Tomintoul’s tourism offer has received a ‘green light’, with work set to start on the construction of new holiday accommodation on the Glenlivet Estate.
The Crown Estate’s Scotland Portfolio has appointed Andy Wells, who is currently Head of Countryside, to the position of Head of Property.
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