Allotments

The council runs seven allotment sites of varying sizes. The rents, which are reviewed annually, are currently:

 

Residency of tenant Type of rate Half plot Full plot
Parish Standard rate £16.00 £32.00
Non-parish, existing tenants Standard rate £21.00 £42.00
Non-parish, new tenants Standard rate £27.00 £54.00

If you want to rent an allotment, contact the Clerk with the following information:

  • Your contact details
  • First and second choice of site

These are the allotment sites:

Site Directions Comments (Vacancies as at 22 March 2016)
Arborfield Road,
Shinfield
4 plots
Opposite Vickers Close, Shinfield. NO VACANCIES
Millworth Lane, Shinfield
36 plots
Off Millworth Lane (signposted Recreation Ground). The allotments are on the right at the end of the row of houses. NO VACANCIES

Shinfield Allotment Holders and Gardners’ Association (SAHGA) has a trading shed on this site.

Recreation Ground, Spencers Wood
38 plots
On the east side of Basingstoke Road (between the Square and Clares Green Road) turn in at the postbox at Birch Court. NO VACANCIES

Gates locked at times

Spencers Wood Allotment Gardeners’ Association (SWAG) active at this site

Clares Green Road, Spencers Wood
31 plots
Located on Clares Green Road – gap next to house number 104 NO VACANCIES

SWAG active at this site

Church Lane, Three Mile Cross
13 plots
On Church Lane at junction with Basingstoke Road, Three Mile Cross.
Entrance close to ‘Children Playing’ road sign
NO VACANCIES
SWAG active at this site
Hartley Court Road, Three Mile Cross
5 plots
Off Great Lea, west of A33 NO VACANCIES

Mainly used for sheep grazing

Pound Green, Grazeley Land rear of Hawthorn Cottages NO VACANCIES

Mainly let to Hawthorn Cottage residents. Other land is available which is currently let for grazing.