Allotments

THERE ARE CURRENTLY 50+ PEOPLE ON THE ALLOTMENT WAITING LIST AND THE TOWN CLERK HAS MADE THE DECISION TO CLOSE THE LIST. ALL UPDATES WILL BE PLACED ON THIS WEB PAGE WHEN AVAILABLE - 28th April 2020 

The Town Council owns two allotment sites, Prospect Road/Nash Gardens allotments and Norman Road allotments.  If you would like to put your name on the waiting list for either or both sites, please contact the Town Clerk's Office by telephone on 01843 868718 or email: town.clerk@broadstairs.gov.uk.

Allotment Fees and Charges:

Annual Rent: £4.50 per 25 meters squared (25 meters squared = One Perch approximately). Minimum charge per plot - £30.00

Water Charge: Based on the previous year's annual water bill for the site.

 

Visit The National Allotment Society website.


 

Coronavirus (COVID - 19)

Allotment Tenants should take the following precautionary measures:

Take a flask of hot water, soap and paper towels to the plot with you (cold water will work too).

Use hand sanitiser (should be 60% alcohol content) before entering the site and opening any gate locks.

Wash hands for at least 20 seconds after closing the lock, dry with a paper towel.

The most effective part of hand washing is the drying using preferably paper towel to remove the layer of dead skin scales - on which virus and bacteria sit. Paper towel to compost heap.

DO NOT touch your face after using anything that has been touched by other people- use an elbow to work the push taps.

Wash your hands again for 20 seconds, dry with a paper towel before opening and closing the lock to leave the site.

Use hand sanitiser after closing the lock.

Wash hands when you get home.

Observe “Social Distancing” with each other 2 metres.

If you take your children to the plot, ensure that they stay within its confines and do not run around on communal paths and spaces.

Do not share tools.

Do not wash your hands in water troughs.

Please adhere to the above rules and follow the government guidelines.  

Government Guidance on Covid-19 

NHS Information and Advice on Coronavirus (Covid-19)


 


Allotments