gate locked at all times. Keys are not to be cut by individuals.
If you should you lose or break your key please contact the
who will arrange a replacement.
plots are let this season. We would like to welcome all our newcomers.
& Rubbish Disposal
members are responsible for their own rubbish. Local authorities
no longer provide skips so it is up to us all to maintain the
site. Everyone without exception should have a composter on their
plot for green materials, soil, grass etc. If you require any
help or advice on producing compost on your plot please contact
A skip is usually organised
for the end of the season (late Oct/Nov time) when members can
dispose of non-compostable material from their plot.
Notification of the timing is by email and on Facebook.
A permanent barbecue is available for use by all members - provided you
leave it CLEAN.
We are allowed a limited number of bonfires on site per year and we aim
to notify you (on the noticeboard or Facebook) as much as we can
in advance of these.
Each plot holder should maintain a compost bin to dispose of their
compostable allotment rubbish or alternatively remove any
rubbish and dispose of it at home.
Only in exceptional
circumstances, such as when there’s a diseased plant should they
be burnt – even then our preference is for it to be bagged and
disposed of in your household rubbish.
There are a limited number of incinerators on site and members are
allowed to use them on condition that a Committee Member is on
site and agrees to you using it (based on weather and wind
Note our Conditions of Tenancy stipulate:
“Tenants are not permitted
to burn bonfires on the site. Tenants who infringe this
Condition will be liable to forfeit their plot.”
The Society takes the
view that members will be personally liable for any
complaint from the Council in relation to nuisance smoke.
are site inspections every month during the summer, so make sure
that plots and paths are kept in good condition.
Avenue Allotment Trading Hut (Green Fingers)
open at weekends and at limited times in the summer months.
Check their website for times. Membership
is £1 and many bargains can be found there.
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