Allotment requests

Making your enquiry

Due to the increased demand for allotment gardening the waiting lists for Bexley's sites are currently closed.

Allotment waiting list

The waiting list policy allocates plots in priority order of:

  • 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 2021 to September 2022:

Size (m2) Borough resident annual full price (£0.40p/m2) Borough resident annual concession price (£0.20p/m2)
125 £50 £25
250 £100 £50
Size (m2) Non-borough resident annual full price (£0.48p/m2) Non-borough resident annual concession price (£0.24p/m2)
125 £60 £30
250 £120 £60

Allotment charges from 1 October 2022 to September 2023:

Size (m2) Borough resident annual full price (£0.44p/m2) Borough resident annual concession price (£0.22p/m2)
125 £55 £27.50
250 £110 £55
Size (m2) Non-borough resident annual full price (£0.52p/m2) Non-borough resident annual concession price (£0.26p/m2)
125 £65 £32.50
250 £130 £65

Allotment rents will be charged at full rate between 1 October to 30 June. Rents will be charged on a pro-rata basis from 1 July to 30 September.

Key deposit charges

£50 refundable deposit for both Borough and non-Borough residents. Please contact the Allotment Help Desk at allotments@bexley.gov.uk 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.

Apply to keep hens on allotment site

Apply to keep bees on allotment site