We are Blenheim - and for the three centuries that our home has been Blenheim Palace, we have also been landowners of Blenheim Estate, in England’s most idyllic countryside. Yet describing ourselves as landowners doesn’t really go far enough. We don’t just own the land; we care for it, and nurture it, and keep it thriving. In turn, the land supports us.
This constant care of the Estate is reflected in the deep rooted relationship with the villages and communities which surround Blenheim. We feel a moral obligation to enhance their value, and to improve our shared prosperity. That means when it comes to developing the land to create homes - places where people enjoy living and working - we have a responsibility, and the ability, as well as the desire - to act quite differently. Where others may feel the pressure to make quick returns, we remain here for good, to ensure changes are made considerately and the benefits are lasting.
Park View on the eastern edge of Woodstock, which is being developed in partnership with Pye Homes, is the first to be built based on the principle that landowners have a social, economic and moral responsibility to deliver superior housing solutions of which its local community can be proud.