Allotment site rules

We have divided our rules below into three sections. The first section covers important rules from the Halliwick Park Allotments (HPA) Terms and Conditions of Allotment Tenancy. The second section includes a downloadable version of the complete list of every rule of the Halliwick Park Allotments (HPA) Terms and Conditions of Allotment Tenancy, and the third section covers the rules governing the structures that you can build on your plot. 

Important Rules of  HPA Terms and Conditions of Allotment Tenancy

These rules are very important. You will lose your allotment if you do not follow them. The site is regularly inspected to check plotholder's compliance. 

  • Payment of Rent. Before taking possession, every tenant must understand that their rent is payable in advance, on the first of January to 28 days thereafter, on the days and at the time and place appointed by the Committee, to the Secretary or person authorised to receive it.

  • Security. Plot holders must see that Gates are closed and locked
    immediately after entry or departure, to and from the allotment site. This is essential in the interests of the safety and security of all members.

  • Onward Selling. The allotment is not to be considered to be let or treated as a market garden within the meaning of the Agricultural Holdings Act, 1908.

Halliwick Park Allotments (HPA) Terms and Conditions of Allotment Tenancy Rules

Access to the full Halliwick Park Allotments (HPA) Terms and Conditions of Allotment Tenancy (PDF).

 

You will lose your allotment if you do not comply.

Rules on Structures

The below are key points of the structural rules. Please refer to the Guidance Note for allotment sheds/greenhouses/polytunnels for more information.

  • Tenants must agree what they wish to erect within in their plots with the Secretary and where it will be build.

  • The elected structure must comply to the measurements given on the Guidance Note for allotment sheds/greenhouses/polytunnels or tenants could be asked to remove the structure.

  • Structures should be a prefabricated, however if one chooses to construct it themselves the structure must be sound and safe.

  • Any structure must be in keeping with the surroundings and should be painted dark green or brown.

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