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Allotments

To find your nearest allotment, input your postcode or address & click the "Search" button, then scroll down to "Community and Living" on the next page.

 

Allotment locations & number of plots at sites

Gloucester currently has 10 sites across the city:

Please note that there is a waiting list for the majority of allotment sites, although some waiting lists are shorter than others. There are currently plots available at Innsworth Lane & Willow Way.

If you would like to register your interest in an allotment or would like more information, please contact heretohelp@gloucester.gov.uk

How do I rent an allotment?

Call the City Council on 01452 396396 between 8:30am-5pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am-4:30pm on Friday, or email heretohelp@gloucester.gov.uk for further information.

The rules and responsibilities for allotment sites can be found here:

How much does it cost?

In 2014, allotments are charged at a rate of 16.144 pence per square metre

The first payment of your plot will be charged for part of the year, depending on when you take on the plot. The tenancy will be renewed annually after this. All tenancy agreements run from January 1st to December 31st. An invoice will be sent at the end of the year to pay in advance for the following year.

Please note that there is a charge of £20 to set up a new tenancy. This will be a one-off fee and you will be billed with your first invoice.

The following outlines the general costs:

  • Standard half plot (126 square metres): £20.34 per annum (OAP/disabled: £12.20 per annum)
  • Standard full plot (253 square metres): £40.84 per annum (OAP/disabled: £24.51 per annum).
  • Disabled concessions are available to disabled people in receipt of a disability allowance. All OAP & disabled concessions are applicable to one plot per person only.

Allotment Structure Applications

If you're a new/existing allotment tenant and you wish to erect a structure (shed, greenhouse, poly tunnel, etc.), you need permission from the City Council to do so.

If you wish to erect a structure on your allotment, you can download the Allotments Structure Form which you will need to fill out and send to:
Neighbourhood Management Services
Gloucester City Council
Herbert Warehouse
The Docks
Gloucester
GL1 2EQ

Allotment Strategy for Gloucester

On the 10th of December 2014, the City Council's Cabinet adopted the Allotment Strategy for Gloucester. The Strategy provides a framework in which allotments can develop and thrive both now and into the future.

 

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