tagged "Allotments"

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Allotments - Top 10 tips

A useful short article about management of allotments and how time can be saved and many of the challenges met by having robust policies and procedures in place.

Tue, 13 Dec 2016

NALC Template Allotment Garden Tenancy Agreement Guidance

The purpose of this guidance is to help a council use/edit NALC's template allotment garden tenancy agreement. NALC's template allotment garden tenancy agreement incorporates the most important statutory rights conferred on a council and tenant in respect of the letting of an allotment garden.

Fri, 01 Nov 2013

Allotment Tenancy Agreement Template

NALC have provided this 'Allotment Tenancy Agreement' for an allotment garden.

Thu, 01 Nov 2012

L09-881 Space to Grow

'Growing in the community' highlights the recent revival of interest in 'growing your own'. The consequent increase in the demand for allotments is reflected in lower vacancy rates and lengthening waiting lists across the UK. Over the two years since the publication of the guide, this trend has intensified.

Estimates of waiting lists exceeding 100,000 are widely reported, and few areas have vacant plots. Local authorities have come under increasing pressure to provide new sites, and to accommodate alternative food growing projects where allotments are scarce.

Mon, 01 Feb 2010

A Plot Holders Guide

There are three key groups involved in the day to day running of allotments. They are: local authorities, allotment societies, and individual plot holders themselves.

In addition to these, the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (DTLR) is responsible for overall policy onallotments. The Department's aim is to promote allotments, provide the necessary protection for them, and to ensure that there is sufficient provision to meet demand. Over a quarter of a million people currently hold an allotment plot. If you are one of them, or are planning to join them.

This guide gives a good overview as to all involved in allotments and what questions a prospective allotment holder may have for you and your council.

Mon, 01 Jan 2001