Adur Allotments General Information
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The Parks Section of Adur District Council administer 13 allotment sites throughout the area. Although the allotment sites vary in size and nature the majority of individual plots are around 5 rods.
Allotments are available for any resident of Adur over the age of 18. There are waiting lists for all of our sites, and you must be an Adur resident to be added to the list. The waiting time for a plot can be up to five years depending on the site. However, as of 01/08/2016, many of our sites do have vacancies or very short waiting times.
Please note that due to the length of our waiting lists, as from 25/02/2009 all applications will be limited to one site only.
Once you have chosen the site you are interested in you will need to register on a waiting list by contacting the Parks Group.
You can complete the on-line application for an allotment form to start the process:
If a plot becomes available we will contact you.
Please ensure that you notify us of any changes in your contact details.
Finally when you have agreed an allocated plot you will need to fill in an 'allotment agreement' form. Then as long as you comply with the terms of the agreement the allotment plot is available for your use.
Full details of costs are available on application.
Personal information which you supply to us may be used in a number of ways:
- To provide you with an Allotment and manage your tenancy; retaining your personal data supplied on both paper and electronic records.
- For statistical analysis.
- For fraud prevention.
- For audit and debt collection.
We will not disclose any information to any company or organisation outside Adur District & Worthing Borough Council except to help prevent fraud, or if required to do so by law.
For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, and your rights to access information we hold on you, please contact the Councils at:
Access to Information Team (Data Protection),
Digital & Design Team,
Adur & Worthing Councils,
Worthing Town Hall,
See also: Data protection
The allotment year runs from 1st October to 30th September each year. Prices are subject to an annual increase in April, prices correct as at 01/04/2020.
1st October 2019 to 30th September 2020:
- Charge up to 5.5 rods: £55.00
- Charge up to 10 rods: £110.00
1st October 2020 to 30th September 2021:
- Charge up to 5.5 rods: £58.00
- Charge up to 10 rods: £116.00
As from 1st April 2013 allotment tenants over the age of 65 will qualify for a 30% discount. Proof of age will need to be provided to claim this discount. This can be a photocopy of a bus pass, birth certificate or anything that has your date of birth on it.
All sites require a refundable deposit which includes one site key:
- Refundable Deposit: £25.00 per plot
- Additional Key: £10.00
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Page last updated: 01 April 2020