A progressive independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament. Our portfolio includes the whole of Regent Street and much of St James’s in London’s West End, prime regional shopping centres, Windsor Great Park, rural land and coastline, and the UK’s seabed.
Papplewick Boys-only Independent Preparatory School is a day, weekly and full boarding preparatory school in Ascot, for 200 boys aged 6 to 13. Situated in 15 acres of land in a prime position opposite Ascot Racecourse, the school has an excellent record for academic achievement and feeds many of the UK's top independent senior schools - including Eton, Harrow, Winchester and Wellington, amongst others. It has an outstanding record of scholarship entries – with 11 boys gaining awards in 2015, including a King's Scholarship to Eton.
Sport is an important part of daily life at Papplewick. In addition to rugby, football and cricket, inter-school matches are played in tennis, hockey, swimming, athletics, squash, basketball, golf, shooting and polo. A huge range of extra-curricular activities are available, including karate, squash, photography, scuba diving, polo, riding, real tennis, clay pigeon shooting and martial arts. There is also a popular snake club, where boys own their own pet, ranging from bearded dragons to corn snakes.