Last week the gates were left opened with no one on the allotments. As many of you will know, prior to COVID, we always had to keep the bottom gate locked at all times (even when we were on the allotments). The landowner gave us special reprieve from always locking the gates to allow us… Read More »
Thank you for everyone following the guidelines set out by the National Allotment Society relating to the coronavirus. Please continue to refer to the website https://www.nsalg.org.uk for possible new guidance. As a reminder: Children must remain on your plots and follow social distancing guidelines. Please do not let children put stones in the water troughs. Per the… Read More »
For the moment, the gates are allowed to remain open while someone is on the allotments. Both gates would still require locking when the last person leaves the allotments.
Temporary Change to Gate Locking Procedure: We have contacted the landowner and she has agreed to a temporary change on “the locking of the bottom gate at all times” policy to reduce the risk of transference of potential COVID-19. The first person who arrives at the allotments when the gates are locked, should open the gate… Read More »
We appreciate that for some of you the decision to temporarily not allow children on the allotments is a difficult one. That is why we have now revised this decision to allow children on the allotments under the following conditions: Children must be kept under strict supervision. Children will only be allowed on their own plot… Read More »