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Allotments in Bedford

Over 300 allotment plots are administered by the Borough Council. They are located on three sites:

  • Allen Park, Old Ford End Road
  • Goldington Field, Barkers Lane (opposite Wendover Drive)
  • Newnham Avenue (entrance next to Priory Methodist Church)

July 2015 – There is no waiting list for plots at Allen Park; there are short waiting lists for plots at Goldington Field and Newnham Avenue.

All sites have a water supply (April to September), security fencing and access is via keys.

The cost of renting a full plot for the year April 2015 to March 2016 is £53.80 per year, with a

concessionary rate of £31.50 for senior citizens, students or if you are unemployed

Half plots are usually offered to new tenants so that as many people as possible have the opportunity to cultivate a plot.

Please click here to download a copy of the Tenancy Agreement.

For further information, or to apply for an allotment (please provide your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and preferred site):


Telephone                                       01234 718089 (you may need to leave a message)

Write to                                             The Allotments Officer
                                                           Parks and Countryside
                                                           Bedford Borough Council
                                                           Borough Hall
                                                           Cauldwell Street
                                                           MK42 9AP

There is a Trading Shop at Newnham Avenue allotments, the opening hours are:
Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Sundays 10.00 am to 12.00 midday

Contact details for other allotment sites in Bedford:

Haynes Field (Barkers Lane, opposite Kimble Drive)

This site is managed by a Tenants’ committee

Telephone 07933671365


Mile Road (Next to Bedford Academy)

This site is managed by a Tenants’ committee

Telephone 01234 313791 or see their website


Brickhill Drive (Foster’s Brow)

This site is managed by Brickhill Parish Council

See their website


Queens Park Allotments (Winifred Road)

This is a privately owned and managed site

See their website:  

Kempston: There are three allotment sites in Kempston

See Kempston Town Council website


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