In 2005-06 the Crown Estate sold 30.3 hectares of land for residential housing development.
Financial information for 2006-07 is not yet available.
The Office of Government Commerce published the “Guide for the disposal of surplus property” in November 2005. This applies to central civil Government Departments, their Executive Agencies and sponsored bodies. It does not apply to the Crown estate, being property owned by the Sovereign “in right of the Crown”, which is governed by the Crown Estate Act 1961. The guide is available at: