Picture from the collection

"Structures/winter" by Heather Steele Plot 62

We hope that the information provided here is of interest to current plot-holders, potential plot-holders and, in fact, anyone interested in growing fruit, vegetables and flowers. As well as information about the Trap Ground allotment site, annual events, working parties, etc, there is a useful calendar of activity for growers, and many valuable tips provided by current plot-holders.

This website is for the members of the allotment association. If you have a photograph, or a tip, or any other useful content to contribute, please let us know. Please feed back any comments or suggestions to

Happy digging!

Recent news

2015-03-06 Photo Competition 2015

The theme for the photo competiton for 2015 (prizewinners announced at the Harvest Supper on 21 November 2015) is Allotment Gardeners. Start taking photos now. How to eneter will be announced later in the year.

2015-03-05 Spring skip

A skip will be in place from Monday 9 March. Please only use it for non-vegetable, non-burnable waste from the allotments. The skip company have given us this list of items which must not be placed in the skip.

Unacceptable waste for the skip

  • Pesticides, fertilisers or their empty containers
  • Asbestos
  • Toxic waste
  • Refrigeration units
  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Gas bottles
  • Containers which have any form of hazardous chemical
  • Oil drums - full or empty
  • Grip fill tubes - full or empty
  • paint tins - full or empty
  • Plasterboard
  • Televisions
  • Tyres