Gardening is a fantastic way to be involved with the great outdoors - it's a good way to take light exercise, to be involved with nature, to watch the seeds that you sow grow into mature plants and what's more, you get to eat lovely fresh fruit and vegetables as a reward!


The Town Council has four allotment sites:

  • Salmon Leap site has 133 plots and is situated
    at the end of Testwood Lane.
  • Compton Park site has 65 plots and is situated
    off Hammonds Lane.
  • Water Lane site has 128 plots and is situated halfway
    down Water Lane.
  • Foxhills site has 35 plots and is in the Ashurst Bridge area.

If  you have an enquiry about an allotment please contact for James Goodacre, Allotment Administrator at the Council offices. Tel No: 023 80863138. or email:

If you wish to add your name to the waiting list for any of the above sites, please email giving details of your name, address, contact number and state which site you are interested in or you can fill out the attached application and email to James Goodacre. 

Download allotment application form