The majority of the plots measure approximately 125 square metres, although there are a few smaller plots provided on some of the sites.
All the sites are fitted with communal water taps and generally they are within easy reach of most plots. We do not provide sheds, but sometimes new tenants may be able to negotiate to take over a shed owned by the outgoing tenant.
Renting an allotment does not require any experience or knowledge. They are open to everyone. There are experienced gardeners on most sites who will be happy to support new plot holders. There is also a large range of books available on the subject.
Following a review of the Council's Allotment Policy the Council has made the following amendments regarding the use of bonfires.
The revision outlined below comes into effect from 31 March 2017.
Between 1 October and 31 March, bonfires are only permitted Monday to Friday during daylight hours. In addition to this, bonfires are permitted on the first Saturday of every month during the hours of 9am and 1pm.
Bonfires can only be used under the following conditions:
Any plot holder contravening these conditions will be dealt with via the termination policy.
Updated: 14 September 2017