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Allotments in Bedford

Bedford Borough Council owns and manages over 300 allotment plots.

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


January 2018 – there are short waiting lists for plots at Goldington Field and Newnham Avenue.

Rental charges for the year April 2018 to March 2019 are:

  • Full rate, up to full plot size: £57.50
  • Full rate, up to half plot size: £28.80
  • Concessionary, up to full plot size: £33.70
  • Concessionary, up to half plot size: £16.90


For further information, or to apply for an allotment, apply by:


01234 718089 (you may need to leave a message)

Or write to;
The Allotments Officer
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP

Please provide your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and preferred site.

Access to sites is via keys supplied against a £10.00 deposit. All sites have a water supply (April to September) and security fencing.

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

There is a Trading Shop at Newnham Avenue allotments, the opening hours are normally:

Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Sundays 10.00 am to 12.00 midday


New GDPR Information

To access Bedford Borough Council Allotments  Privacy Statement please click here.


Other allotment sites in Bedford

Haynes Field (Barkers Lane, opposite Kimble Drive)

This site is managed by a Tenants’ committee

Telephone 07933671365


Mile Road (149 Mile Road, MK40 9UP)

This site is managed by a Tenants’ committee

Telephone 07564 649137

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

Tel: 07999 498320



Kempston: There are three allotment sites in Kempston

See Kempston Town Council website


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Bedford Borough is a vibrant area to live in with an abundance of leisure opportunities for residents and visitors. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic programme of cultural events throughout the year, and providing a wide range of affordable health opportunities, through our quality parks, award winning leisure centres and sports development work.