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Last Modified March 28, 2017

allotment-plotAn allotment plot is a great way to grow your own low cost food. It offers recreational and social opportunities whilst providing habitats for many forms of wildlife.

We have five allotment sites available for public rent in Hertsmere; three in Bushey and two in Potters Bar. For other sites in the borough please see details at the bottom of this page. 

To enquire about renting a plot please contact Allotment Officer Jonathan Hawes on 020 8207 7497 or email jon.hawes@hertsmere.gov.uk

Details for each of our sites are below.

Allotment sizes and fees:

A half plot is 126.5 metres sq (5 poles): £35 per year

A standard plot is 253 metres sq (10 poles): £55 per year

Bushey allotments

Finch Lane - Bushey

  • 2.43 hectares (6-acre) site with 79.5 plots 
  • Water standpipes
  • Hard standing car park
  • Secure gates and fencing
  • Sensitively managed wildlife area
  • Native laid hedge  


Merry Hill Road - Bushey

  • 5.06 hectares (12.5-acre) site with 54.5 plots
  • Bushey Horticultural Society trading hut
  • Water standpipes 
  • Hard standing car park  


Windmill Lane - Bushey

  • 1.62 hectares (4-acre) site with 41 plots 
  • Split into three areas 
  • Main area entrance in Windmill Lane. Other entrance from Clay Lane (next to park)
  • Water standpipes
  • New gates and fence around perimeter


Potters Bar allotments

Aberdale Gardens - Potters Bar

  • 0.4 hectare (1-acre) site with 12.5 plots 
  • Water standpipes
  • Secure fence around perimeter  


Kimptons Mead - Potters Bar 

  • 1 hectare (2.5-acre) site with 17 plots
  • On-site water
  • New gates and fence around perimeter 
  • Wildlife site bordering with allotment
  • Native species hedge planted 


flowers-in-greenhouseOther allotments in Hertsmere

Parish councils and Allotment Associations are responsible for other allotments in Hertsmere. You can contact them direct to enquire about available plots. 

Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council
Tel: 020 8207 1382
Email: admin@elstreeborehamwood-tc.gov.uk


Shenley Village and Parish Council
Tel: 01923 855865
Email: clerk@shenleyvillage.org  

Aldenham Parish Council
Tel: 01923 856433
Email: manager@aldenham-pc.gov.uk

Potters Bar Allotment Association 
Tel: 01707 653910


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