MONCKTON Properties, part of the Tatton Estate, has donated £30,000 to Cheshire Community Foundation’s Cheshire and Warrington Covid-19 Response Fund.

Cheshire Community Foundation raises funds to support hundreds of small charities and voluntary groups across Cheshire and Warrington, connecting people and companies who would like to make a difference with those most in need of help.

Zoe Sheppard, CEO of Cheshire Community Foundation said: “We couldn’t be more grateful to the Brooks family and other directors of Monckton Properties Ltd for this very generous donation.

“We have received reports of families going hungry for days, many of whom have never had to access government or charitable support before.

“The charities we help to fund provide food and essentials as well as support and advice, and are reaching out to the most vulnerable and isolated members of our community.

“Monckton Properties Ltd and the Tatton Estate more widely are also providing direct support to tenants whose livelihoods are threatened.”

Monckton’s chairman said: “We have always believed the Tatton Estate plays a vital role in helping our local community.

“We are making properties available to support Knutsford and neighbouring areas, including offering free parking behind Canute Place and Knutsford Heath.

“It is a privilege to be able to join others in supporting this Appeal, hard-pressed local charities and the people they help.

“We are grateful to the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and Cheshire Community Foundation for their work to ensure funds are distributed to those most in need.”

“The mix of small, artisan business in Knutsford alongside larger national ones is something we have long supported and helps make the town special.

“We are pleased to able to stand by them in bad times to help them weather these difficult challenges”.

The Steve Morgan Foundation is generously match funding donations, doubling the Monckton Properties Ltd contribution.

Mr Morgan founded Redrow Homes, which has recently started building new homes in Knutsford directly and indirectly helping the area recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

To donate to the Covid-19 Response Appeal go to and click the donate button, email or call 01606 330 607.