Allotments

Deal Town Council is responsible for three allotment sites within the Town at Golf Road, Mill Road and Park Avenue.

Due to high demand there are waiting lists for all three sites, if you would like to go on one of the site's waiting lists please fill out this form and return to Deal Town Council office.

Should you have any queries please email the Allotment Officer.

Urgent enquiries or in case of emergency please call Deal Town Hall 01304 361999.

Please note, Deal Town Council allotments can only be let to the residents of Deal Town Parish.

Bonfires/Fires

Fires/Bonfires can cause nuisance to neighbours and other plot holders. Please have consideration for others. Bonfires are not permitted before 10am. No bonfires or fires in bins are allowed between 1 April and 1 November. Please be aware that it is against EU regulations to burn plastics, tyres, plastic coated wire, asbestos and other man-made materials. Please do not burn these, or domestic waste on the allotments at any time.

 Until the decision on this addition has been made by council no allotment holder is permitted to have a bonfire or fire during the interim period

 

The Benefits of Having an Allotment


Great way to exercise

Enjoy seeing your allotment thrive, improving happiness and well-being

Good way to make new friends and work with like-minded people.

Save money by growing your own food.

Doing your bit for the environment.

Protecting an open green space and maintaining habitats for wildlife species.
 

 
(COVID – 19) CORONAVIRUS
ADVICE FOR ALLOTMENT HOLDERS

 

Do not attend the plot if you have coronavirus symptoms or a family member is self-isolating

Take a flask of hot water, soap and paper towels to the plot with you (cold water will work too).

Use hand sanitiser (should be 60% alcohol content) before entering the site and opening any gate locks

Wash hands for at least 20 seconds after closing the lock, dry with a paper towel

The most effective part of hand washing is the drying using preferably paper towel to remove the layer of dead skin scales - on which virus and bacteria sit. Paper towel to compost heap.

DO NOT touch your face after using anything that has been touched by other people- use an elbow to work the push taps. 

Wash your hands again for 20 seconds, dry with a paper towel before opening and closing the lock to leave the site 

Use hand sanitiser after closing the lock 

Wash hands when you get home 

DO NOT gather together for a chat even if you are 2 metres apart

Observe “Social Distancing” with each other 2-3 metres 

If you take your children to the plot, ensure that they stay within its confines and do not run around on communal paths and spaces. 

Do not share tools

Do not wash your hands in water troughs

Information supplied from the National Allotment Society. Further information can be found at www.nsalg.org.uk/news/covid19-information/