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sheffallots

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council run allotment sites
« on: February 10, 2021, 10:51:51 »
Sheffield city council are not at present letting any allotments out at present do to covid. There are many allotments vacant and a waiting list of over 1000 people across the city. Does anyone know what other council run sites doing across the uk?

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council run allotment sites
« on: February 10, 2021, 10:51:51 »

IanDH

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Re: council run allotment sites
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2021, 12:09:30 »
South Derbyshire appear to be working with individual sites to re-let plots.  Most of the parish council sites round South Derbyshire also appear to be letting vacant plots.  Just a few signs based on the Allotment Association guidance about using sites during the pandemic.

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Re: council run allotment sites
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2021, 13:24:11 »
What a pity not to let vacant plots.  Going to my plot has been a real bonus during lockdowns.  We are not a council site but our empty plot have been going like hot cakes.  Very few empty plots now.  Younger people which is nice.   No problems keeping 2 meters apart.

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Re: council run allotment sites
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2021, 13:35:32 »
What a pity not to let vacant plots.  Going to my plot has been a real bonus during lockdowns.  We are not a council site but our empty plot have been going like hot cakes.  Very few empty plots now.  Younger people which is nice.   No problems keeping 2 meters apart.

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Re: council run allotment sites
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2021, 20:35:41 »
Deja vu.
Not sure how I managed to post that twice.

George the Pigman

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Re: council run allotment sites
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2021, 20:36:48 »
Birmingham City Council have been allowing Allotment Societies to rent plots since early summer. We've had several people take up plots during the pandemic. Some have given it up-others continued.
Obviously social distancing and cleaning procedures have to be complied with and the Community Sheds, Shop and the toilets have been closed for some time.
As regards the shop whilst the physical shop has closed the Treasurer has set up an ingenious and safe system whereby the orders are emailed and paid for by money transfer/cheque. Then he drops the stuff over on their plot for them to collect!
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