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Rental Agreement

THIS AGREEMENT is made the _________ day of ________, Two Thousand and xxxx BETWEEN THE TRUSTEES OF THE DARTFORD ROAD ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION (hereinafter called "the Association") acting by xxxxxxxx the Secretary for the time being of the Association of the one part and _______________________________________________ of ____________________________________________________________ (hereinafter called "the Tenant") of the other part

 

WHEREBY IT IS AGREED as follows:

 

1 The Association lets and the Tenant takes as from the ___________ day of _________, 20xx the allotment garden particulars whereof are set out in the Schedule hereto subject to the terms covenants and conditions contained herein, in the Lease under which the Association holds the Dartford Road Allotment Site, and in the Conveyance Lease or Agreement (if any) under which Dartford Borough Council hold the land of which the allotment garden forms part

 

2 The rent shall be the amount set out in the Schedule hereto or such other annual rent as the Association may from time to time fix which rent shall include the tenant's annual membership subscription to the Dartford Road Allotment Association and shall be paid by one annual payment in advance on the first day of April in every year the Association paying all rates taxes and other outgoings in respect of the allotment garden

 

3 The Tenant hereby agrees with the Association as follows:

      3.1 To pay the rent at the time and in manner aforesaid

      3.2 To keep the allotment garden clean free from weeds and in a good state of fertility and to dig manure and cultivate it in a husbandlike manner as to one quarter of the allotment garden within a period of three months from the date of commencement of the tenancy and as to three quarters of the allotment garden within a period of twelve months from the said date of commencement and subsequently the whole of the plot to be cultivated each year

      3.3 Not to plant trees of any description without obtaining the written consent of the Association (except that this sub-clause shall not prevent the Tenant from planting domestic fruit bushes)

      3.4 To protect from injury or damage all fences and gates which are the responsibility of the Association

      3.5 To keep all paths adjoining the allotment garden free from weeds and accumulations of rubbish and to refrain from depositing weeds or rubbish on any other part of the allotment site. In conjunction with neighbouring tenants to keep any grass paths between adjacent plots regularly mowed and free of obstructions.

      3.6 To observe and perform as regards the allotment garden all such terms covenants and conditions contained in the Lease under which the Association holds the Dartford Road Allotment Site as have been notified to the Tenant in writing on or before the signing hereof as well as any other special conditions which the Association considers necessary from time to time to preserve the allotment garden from deterioration and of which notice in writing shall be given to the Tenant

      3.7 To permit the Association by their officers servants or duly authorized agents to enter upon and inspect the allotment garden at any time

      3.8 Upon the determination of this tenancy quietly to yield up the allotment garden to the Association in such condition as shall be in compliance with the agreements herein contained

      3.9 Not to cause or suffer nuisance or annoyance to the Association or the occupier of any other allotment garden nor to obstruct any path or accommodation way on the land of which the allotment garden forms part

      3.10 Not to place or use barbed wire for a fence adjoining any path road or accommodation way on the land of which the allotment garden forms part

      3.11 Not to interfere with or remove any existing or future hedges fences walls or boundary marks

      3.12 Not without the previous consent in writing of the Association to fell or remove any timber or other trees nor to take sell or carry away any mineral gravel sand or clay or permit any other person to do so

 

 

 

      3.13 Not to erect any building on the allotment garden without the previous consent in writing of the Association such building to be of suitable material and of such dimensions as shall be specified by the Association and such building shall be maintained by the Tenant in good repair and condition

      3.14 Not to assign underlet or part with the possession of the allotment garden or any part thereof

      3.15 Not to keep on the allotment garden animals of any description pigeons or bees or take any dog on the allotment garden unless it is led by a leash and kept fastened up whilst there

      3.16 To inform the Association forthwith of any change of the Tenant's address

      3.17 Not to erect any notice or advertisement on the allotment garden

      3.18 That the Tenant shall observe and perform any other special condition which the Association considers necessary to preserve the allotment garden from deterioration and of which notice shall be given to the Tenant in accordance with Clause 5 below

      3.19 Not to affix any hosepipe to the taps administered by the Association other than in accordance with such rules as the Association may establish from time to time

      3.20 Not to light any fire anywhere on the site other than in accordance with such rules as the Association may establish from time to time

      3.21 Not to use weedkiller or herbicide on any path adjoining the allotment garden

 

4 The tenancy hereby created shall continue until determined in any of the following manners or events:

      4.1 On the death of the Tenant

      4.2 By the Tenant giving to the Association not less than one week's notice in writing at any time

      4.3 By the Association giving to the Tenant twelve months' notice in writing expiring on or before the sixth day of April or on or after the twenty-ninth day of September in any year

      4.4 On the day on which the tenancy or right of occupation of the Association determines

      4.5 By the Association giving three months' previous notice in writing to the Tenant on account of the allotment garden being required by Dartford Borough Council

      4.5.1 for any purpose (not being the use of the same for agriculture) for which it has been appropriated under any statutory provision or

      4.5.2 for building mining or any other industrial purpose or for roads or sewers necessary in connection with any of those purposes

      4.6 By re-entry by the Association at any time after giving one months' previous notice in writing to the Tenant

      4.6.1 if the rent or any part thereof is in arrears for not less than forty days whether legally demanded or not or

      4.6.2 if it appears to the Association that there has been a breach of the conditions and agreements on the part of the Tenant herein contained and provided that if such breach be of the conditions and rules affecting the cultivation of the allotment garden at least three months having elapsed since the commencement of the tenancy or

      4.6.3 if the Tenant shall become bankrupt or compound with his creditors

 

5.1 Any notice hereunder to be given by the Association may be served by being left at or sent to the last known place of abode of the Tenant or by being left in some conspicuous place on the allotment garden 

5.2 Any notice required to be given to the Association shall be sufficiently given if signed by the Tenant and sent in a prepaid letter to the Secretary for the time being of the Association


 

AS WITNESS the respective hands of the Secretary for the time being of the Association and the Tenant the day and year first before written

 

THE SCHEDULE hereinafter referred to

 

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No of Allotment       Allotment Site         Area             Annual Rent

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                      Dartford Road             rods          £4.50 per rod

 

 

SIGNED by the said xxxxxxxthe Secretary for the

time being of the Association _______________________________________

 

 

 

 

in the presence of:

 

Witness's Signature ________________________________

Address   

          

 

 

Occupation : ________________________

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNED by ___________________________________ (Tenant)

 

 

 

 

 

in the presence of:

 

Witness's Signature ________________________________

Address: 

 

 

 

Occupation: __________________________