Press releases

We regularly issue press releases on the progress of the DNRC. When we have information we think it would be useful to share, we shall update the media.

If you are a member of the media and would like to be added to our distribution list, please let us know. Press releases are produced and managed by our Communications team – contact Ben Copithorne at Camargue on 020 7636 7366 or email

You can see a catalogue of previous press releases below.

You might be interested in seeing a selection of site and project images which are available to view in the Gallery. These images are copyright of BS Stanford Ltd. and their reproduction or use in connection with any other purposes is strictly prohibited.

  • 6th March 2017

    7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days - Ibi and Luke do it for the DNRC

    Two former Servicemen have completed a mammoth challenge to run seven marathons, on seven continents, in seven days – in aid of the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).

  • 11th November 2016

    Burberry Backs The DNRC - Christmas Campaign Celebrates Partnership

    The DNRC is delighted that British luxury brand Burberry is celebrating its partnership with the project as part of its festive campaign.

  • 10th July 2014

    Government announces go ahead for the Defence Establishment

    The Government has announced that construction could start on the Defence establishment in 2015, part of the creation of the DNRC on the Stanford Hall Estate.

  • 14th June 2013

    Planning proposals approved by Rushcliffe Borough Council

    At a meeting of its Development Control Committee, Rushcliffe Borough Council resolved to grant planning permission (subject to signing a Section 106 Agreement) for the redevelopment of the Stanford Hall estate as the potential site for the DNRC.

  • 15th May 2013

    Progress moves DNRC planning proposals closer to determination

    The programme team is making good progress on the DNRC planning application with Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC).

  • 19th December 2012

    Planning application and listed building consent application submitted for the DNRC

    The planning application and listed building consent application for the redevelopment of the Stanford Hall Estate as a Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) have been registered by Rushcliffe Borough Council, the local planning authority...

  • 30th July 2012

    Exhibitions attract more than 350 people as deadline for responses approaches

    The fourth and final local exhibition took place last week in Hoton with people visiting the Village Hall to view the DNRC proposals and talk to the project team. More than 350 people have attended the four exhibitions which took place on site at Stanford Hall (7 July), in Rempstone (10 and 12 July) and in Hoton (24 July). The deadline for submitting comments...

  • 9th July 2012

    More than 200 people visit Stanford Hall exhibition for first view of the proposals

    Public consultation on the proposals to redevelop Stanford Hall for the DNRC started on Saturday 7 July with more than 200 people attending the exhibition on site. The exhibition included displays of the draft plans and was hosted by the DNRC programme team including planners, architects and engineers. A section of the west wing of the Hall was opened up to enable visitors to view the plans...

  • 10th May 2012

    DNRC engages Rushcliffe and Charnwood Borough Councils on emerging planning proposals

    Sharing the story of the DNRC will be an important part of the planning process, and since the acquisition of the site in late 2011 the development team has been hard at work explaining the project's objectives and seeking the involvement of Rushcliffe and Charnwood Borough Councils, the 2 local authorities...

Contacts for further information:

Ben Copithorne or Jamie Harrop at Camargue on 020 7636 7366 or /