There are 35 allotment sites in the borough, some of which operate under delegated management.

Request allotment details or to find out which allotment sites have vacancies, email allotments@bexley.gov.uk.

Allotment waiting list

The waiting list policy for allotments allocates plots in the following order:

  • borough residents who do not currently have an allotment plot
  • borough residents who have half a plot but would like an additional plot
  • out of borough residents who do not have a plot
  • out of borough residents who want a second-half plot
  • borough residents who already have two half plots and want a third half plot
  • out of borough residents who already have two half plots and want a third half plot

Allotment charges

Allotment charges from 1 October 2018 to September 2019:

Size (m2) Borough resident annual full price (£0.36p/m2) Borough resident annual concession price (£0.18p/m2)
125 £45 £22.50
250 £90 £45
Size (m2) Non borough resident annual full price (£0.44p/m2) Non borough resident annual concession price (£0.22p/m2)
125 £55 £27.50
250 £110 £55

Allotment charges from 1 October 2019 to September 2020:

Size (m2) Borough resident annual full price (£0.38p/m2) Borough resident annual concession price (£0.19p/m2)
125 £47.50 £23.75
250 £95 £47.50
Size (m2) Non borough resident annual full price (£0.46p/m2) Non borough resident annual concession price (£0.23p/m2)
125 £57.50 £28.75
250 £115 £57.50

Allotment charges from 1 October 2020 to September 2021:

Size (m2) Borough resident annual full price (£0.38p/m2) Borough resident annual concession price (£0.19p/m2)
125 £47.50 £23.75
250 £95 £47.50
Size (m2) Non borough resident annual full price (£0.46p/m2) Non borough resident annual concession price (£0.23p/m2)
125 £57.50 £28.75
250 £115 £57.50

Allotment rents will be charged at full rate between 1 October to 31 May.

Allotment rents will be free of charge between 1 June to 30 September.

Key deposit charges

£50 refundable deposit for both Borough and non-Borough residents. Please contact the Allotment Help Desk on 020 3045 4300 if you have any difficulty finding the refundable deposit.

Hens and bees

The keeping of hens and bees on allotment sites are now permitted by agreement.