Tuesday March 31, 2020

Vast swathes of land now owned by successor to Fermanagh-born Duke of Westminister

Britain's youngest billionaire works at green tech company recycling coffee grounds for biofuel

11th August, 2016
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Earl Grosvenor, the new 7th Duke of Westminster, leaving the christening of his godchild Prince George in 2013. Pic: Getty

The sudden death of billionaire landowner and philanthropist the Duke of Westminster on Tuesday means his 25-year-old son Hugh has now inherited an estate worth £9 billion.

Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, previously known by the honorary title Earl Grosvenor, has so far kept out of the glare of publicity that once contributed to his father becoming affected by depression.

The new seventh Duke of Westminster attracted headlines after throwing a lavish 21st birthday party for...

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