During this time of Covid-19 Gosport Borough Council continues to adapt to the Government guidance and safely continue with the management of Gosport Borough Council allotments sites.

If Allotment gardening is your choice of daily exercise please continue to conduct this activity in line with the Government Guidance.

Although formal plot inspections are not taking place across the sites some plots are becoming noticeably overgrown.  Where these plots have been identified the tenants are being contacted by e-mail or letter.

If you have not been able to visit you plot during lockdown please contact allotments here using the online form or by e-mail allotments@gosport.gov.uk

In line with the tenancy terms and conditions Bonfires are not permitted on allotments at this time in accordance with GBC guidance re allotments www.gosport.gov.uk/allotmentnotices

Every effort must be taken to recycle as much waste from the Allotment as possible.

If you identify any maintenance or repair issues please report them to allotments here using the online form or by e-mail allotments@gosport.gov.uk and we will endeavour to address them.

Please find below the link for the National Assosciation of Allotments with regards to Covid 19

https://www.nsalg.org.uk/news/covid19-information/

 

 

Gosport has 10 allotment sites in locations the borough. So wherever you live in Gosport, an allotment site should not be far away.

Applying for an allotment:

  • View allotment locations on the above map click on the flower icon and discover allotment locations, number of plots etc, choose up to three sites you are interested in.
  • Complete an application form online

Register your interest by:

  • e-mailing allotments@gosport.gov.uk
  • Telephone 08000 198598
  • In writing to Streetscene, Gosport Borough Council, Town Hall, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1EB

Allotment rent

Fees from January to December 

  •  £6.32 per rod - 1 square rod is approx 25.29m2
    Invoices are sent out to all existing Tenants at the beginning of each year.  

As per Section 30(2) of the Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908 (as amended) if payment is not received within 40 days of the Invoice issue date, Gosport Borough Council will issue a written Notice of Termination of Tenancy Agreement in relation to the unpaid rent of the Allotment Plot concerned.  At the expiration of 28 days after the Notice has been served the Allotment Plot concerned will be reallocated to the next person on the waiting list. 


Q) Who can apply?

 A) Anyone over 18 who lives in the Borough of Gosport can apply for an allotment. 

  • To show your interest in an allotment you need to either contact Streetscene on 08000 198598, email allotments@gosport.gov.uk or write to StreetScene, Gosport Borough Council, Town Hall, High Street, Gosport, PO12 1EB
  • You will be contacted to arrange a time to visit and view an allotment plot.
  • When you have been allocated a plot you will be issued two tenancy agreements both need to be signed, one to be signed and returned to Gosport Borough Council, Streetscene Department, the other kept for your records.

Additional Information

  • Enquiries can be made via the warden in person (at the sites that have wardens) at the allotment site and by contacting the warden who's details are published on the site noticeboard or direct to Gosport Borough Council on 08000 198598 e-mail allotments@gosport.gov.uk 
  • Skips are provided twice per year in October and March.
  • Waiting lists are available for all facilities where all plots are tenanted.
  • The main tracks within allotment sites are council maintained

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