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24th March 2020 – Please Note

Michael Gove MP, UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, stated this morning on the television that going to and tending your allotment was considered exercise and therefore allowable under the current more stringent rules for slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

Please continue to keep at least 2 metres away from other people – more is better! Remember the virus can be spread by contact from surfaces so if you touch something like a gate, padlock or tool touched by someone else, wash your hands with soap and water (even if cold) or use a proper hand sanitiser.

Morpeth Town Council owns the allotments at East Greens, Middle Greens, Allery Banks and Tommy’s Field.

Tommy’s Field Sites are run on a self-managed basis through the Tommy’s Field Allotment Association.

East Greens, Middle Greens and Allery Banks have plots available for cultivation.

Any resident of Morpeth who wishes to apply for an allotment should contact the relevant Allotment Association.

There is a small annual charge levied for the use of an allotment.

Morpeth Town Council also own and manage the following allotment sites:

  • Duncan Gardens
  • Abbots Way
  • Wellwood Gardens
  • St Mary’s Field
  • East Greens
  • Middle Greens
  • Allery Banks

If you have a query or require further information regarding these four allotment sites, please call the Town Council office on 01670 514314.

To apply for an allotment download and fill in the Allotment Application Form and return it to us

Allotment Rules and Regulations – Please follow the link below to the allotment rules and regulations.

Allotment Rules and Regulations

Spring gardening suggestions from the Royal Horticultural Society and Morpeth Town Council – For top tips and suggestions on managing your plot, please see link below

Morpeth Town Council Spring 2019

What to do if you’ve received a Morpeth Town Council Allotment Notice – Please see link below

Allotment Notices

Allotment Inspections – 22nd February 2020 – See attached for details of the next allotment inspections

22nd February 2020 Inspections

Contact Telephone Numbers:

Morpeth Town Council- Allotments officer  Mr Terry Garnick 07940 094941 or 01670 514314
Tommy’s Field Allotment Association           01670 860646
Visit Tommy’s Field Allotments website