In Hanwell, London W7. The allotments are tucked away on a large square block of land behind houses on Drayton Bridge Road, Dryden Avenue, Framfield Road and Browning Avenue. Click here for a map.
Plots are measured in poles. Originally a pole was a measurement of length equal to 5 metres (16.5 feet). However, in the allotment world a pole has come to refer not to a specific length but to an area of 25 square metres (270 square feet).
Each numbered block at Framfield Allotments is five poles,
to as a half plot. They are each approximately 125 square metres (1350
feet), twice the size of a typical 11 metre (35 feet) surburban back
In order to accommodate as many plotholders as possible, each new plotholder will be allocated one half plot, i.e. 5 poles.
There is a 50% discount for benefit claimants and pensioners.
Fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs, and you can also keep
bees, fowl and
Allotments will absorb as much of your time as you can give!
underestimate the amount of time it will take to get a plot into
especially if you are taking on an overgrown plot. Once a plot is
allow several hours a week for maintenance and weeding, and
(hopefully!) to harvest all of your lovely produce.
There is currently a waiting list. To get on the list, call site manager Tony Lewis on 07943 847130.