Did you know that there are over 80 different skills across the employees of the Grosvenor Estate in its rural estates and trading companies in the North West of England?
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Around 166,000 acres of rural land in the UK and Spain.
Yes, for example; Rainwater harvesters, Air Source heat, Ground-Source heat, Solar thermal, Photovoltaic technology and new insulation techniques.
Many things are being done to understand the impact and change it for the better. However, it is considered important not to get swept away with the media hype and to keep a level head when considering alternative energies and systems.
Yes all of the Grosvenor Estate businesses and rural estates have recycling schemes in place.
Yes, interest is taken in all kinds of environmental issues and over 100 environmental organisations are supported. Examples would be; The Atlantic Salmon Trust; the RSPB and The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.
With responsibility for land and property, comes responsibility not only to the landscape itself but also to the people and wildlife relying on it. The intention is to preserve and enhance these landscapes and so anything that can be done to improve the environment will be considered.