Who we are
Greenfingers community project was founded in 2012 by like minded gardeners as a
Self funded allotment. Our allotment reflects a wide range of ages and gardening experience from the local community.
We are a friendly and informal group working together in an organisation following
Both council and site rules in creating a sustainable environment. Although growing vegetables is the main aim of the allotment many plot-holders grow flowers and fruit and treat the allotment as an extension of their home garden
What we offer
We have a range of plots suitable for all needs and abilities, from full sized plots to raised beds. The larger sized plots have the option of placing your own sheds, polytunnels or greenhouses if you wish but we also have the use of larger communal greenhouses and a polytunnel available to all plot holders.
There are toilet facilities onsite plus a large community shed where our meetings, craft days and events are held but its also a great place to get out of the cold and have a chat. Next to the communal shed is a seating area with barbeque and pizza oven which gets regular use throughout the summer months.
Friends and families are welcome to join us, especially at our events which are held throughout the year. Although we have a waiting list for available plots you are more than welcome to volunteer and get a taste of what its like to be part of our community.
We even have a corner plot dedicated to the local school where, with the help of our members, they learn how rewarding it is to grow vegetables from seed.
21 Full Plots
Ideal for the experienced gardener. Measuring roughly 60ft x 25ft.
Plenty of space for those which have the time and enthusiasm. Offering an allowance of 10 trees a shed and two other structures.
30 Half Plots
Our half plots measure 30ft x 25ft. An ideal mid sized area.
An allowance of 5 trees and the same structure allowance as the full sized plots but with the advantage of half the space and half the effort.
2 Starter Plots
A great way to test your green fingers. Measuring only 15ft x 25ft.
Perfect for people new to gardening or for those which have no garden and just want a little bit of outdoor space to call their own.
11 Raised Beds
The raised beds measure 8ft x 4ft and are kept maintained by the site.
Priority is given to members that have reduced mobility. All beds come with access to a communal greenhouse and water facilities.
"Was lovely seeing all the produce and plants and being able to purchase them my granddaughter age 6 loved it thank you."
"Love our little plot, find it so therapeutic, with my limited health conditions, and my wife loves the happy hours of planting out the layout of our first time plants in our raised garden beds and fruit trees"
"Fantastic allotments, friendly people, compostable toilet, community shed, greenhouses to share, good equipment you can borrow, raised beds for people with disabilities."