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How much does an allotment cost?

The fee you pay to rent an allotment will depend on its size. There are different sizes available.

Every April we will send you the invoice for the year's rent. You can pay online using our online payments system and selecting the 'council invoices' option.

Pay your allotment invoice online

Annual cost

Allotment hire cost by area - 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025
Type of hire Per 25 square metres (one rod)
Residents' basic rent £21 per year
Out of borough residents £44 per year


Concessionary rates are available for residents who are in receipt of Job Seeker's Allowance, Income Support, Disability Living Allowance, Housing Benefit, or if you are aged 65 and over. A concessionary rate is also available for non-residents over 60.

Type of hire Per 25 square metres (one rod)
Concessionary rate (new holders) - Residents over 65 and residents in receipt of benefits £12 per year
Non-residents over 60 £21 per year