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Since they first became available the Council’s allotments have proved unfailingly popular, mirroring the resurgence in interest in allotment gardening across the UK.

 

The allotments are for Douglas residents and are located on Johnny Wattersons Lane, above the Lawn Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

 

The Council currently have 86 allotments at Johnny Wattersons Lane, 24 full size allotments measuring approximately 250 square metres and 62 half size allotments measuring approximately 125 square metres.  

 

The Council operate an allotment waiting list and vacant allotment plots are offered to the next person on the waiting list

 

Allotment holders are automatically entered into the Council’s annual Douglas in Bloom challenge for most improved and most productive allotment.

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t live in Douglas. Can I still apply for an allotment?

The Douglas allotments are reserved for residents of the Borough of Douglas; however other local authorities in the Island also provide allotments.

 

How do I apply for an allotment tenancy?

 

Contact Parks Services on:  696330 or email:  parksenquiries@douglas.gov.im

 

How do I apply to go onto the allotment waiting list?

 

Contact Parks Services on:  696330 or email:  parksenquiries@douglas.gov.im

 

How much will my allotment cost?

The annual charge is £133.50 to be paid in advance. If tenants wish to pay quarterly by direct debit only the charge is £40.50 per quarter. 

Half-sized plots annual charge is £67.00 If tenants wish to pay quarterly by direct debit only the charge is £20.50

 

Will I have to renew the lease on my allotment?

 

Yes, allotments are on agreements renewable annually.

 

 

 

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Last modified on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 14:07

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  • Parks service
    01624 696330