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Allotment lottery map

by Sarah - November 10th, 2011.
Filed under: allotment.

The English allotment lottery mapped at the Guardian

Hundreds of freedom of information requests have revealed the length of council allotment waiting lists and the rents. Use the drop down list to explore the data (the grey areas are where no data was available)

Slight insanity reigns in Tameside

The new agreement (PDF) for Tameside (Greater Manchester) for example highlights this new plot use clause:

For the purposes of excluding compensation for improvements under section 47 of the Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908 the Tenant must not plant on the Plot: (a) standard or other fruit trees permanently set out; (b) fruit bushes (c) strawberry plants; (d) asparagus, rhubarb, and other vegetable crops which continue productive for two or more years. (5.11)