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Allotments are plots of land that people rent so they can grow their own food.

Wiltshire Council administers five allotment sites in the west of the county, covering the towns of Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon.


New Southwick - Located off Frome Road, by Southwick Country Park. 59 plots with water and parking.

Bradford on Avon

Shoulder of Mutton - Behind Avonfield Avenue, by the golf course. 8 plots.

Frome Road - Just past the Barge Public House on the right. 12 plots.

Sladesbrook and Bancroft - Colonel William Llewellen Palmer Educational Charity (registration No: 1015681) run by Wiltshire Council as trustees - 51 plots.

How to rent an allotment

Allotment gardening is very popular and there is a huge demand for plots. All of our allotments have waiting lists.

If you would like to enquire about an allotment or would like to be added to the waiting list, please email allotments@wiltshire.gov.uk with details of your name, address and phone number and the allotment site you are interested in.

Other allotments in Wiltshire

A number of other sites are operated by various organisations. Please contact your local parish council to enquire about your nearest allotment or how to apply for one.

Mornington Gardens - Located off Bradford Road, just before Travis Perkins. 55 plots with water and parking.

Home Close Farm - Located off Dursley Road. 38 plots with water and parking.

Mornington Gardens and Home Close Farm allotements are operated by Trowbridge Town Council, please contact them on direct.services@trowbridge.gov.uk.

Interested in growing your own fruit and veg?

Why not take a look at the Landshare website at www.landshare.net which is there to connect people who want to grow their own fruit and vegetables to people who have space to share. It is also a community website that enables people to share knowledge and resources, encourage debate and discussion, plus lower barriers to entry into the “grow your own” movement.

Contact Details (LiveLink)

Multiple Contacts:
eMail: allotments@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01722 434536
Out of hours:
Postal Address:

Environment Services
Technical Team
County Hall
Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN

In Person: Wiltshire Council
County Hall
Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN

Last updated: 23 October 2014



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