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Allotments are a valued and important asset to the Ashfield District, providing a wide range of benefits to both communities and the environment.  They are a way of producing good low cost food, and they offer a recreational activity involving healthy exercise, social interaction and the fun and challenges of growing a variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers.

 Allotments are an important green open space, providing a haven for wildlife in the heart of our towns and villages. Along with Parks they are often referred to as the “Green Lungs” of urban areas. On a historical level they also contribute to the retention of traditional skills and wisdom which through social interaction is passed on to future generations. 

Allotment prices per annum for 2018/19

£18.51 per 100 square metres for sites with water supply

£13.36 per 100 square metres for sites without water supply

download Allotment Strategy

download Allotments Technical Paper