Welcome to Walton Road Allotments Website. We are a medium sized allotment site comprising over 50 plots, which are a mixture of full and half plots.
It is our aim to provide a friendly, communal, safe environment for members, and their children and visitors to our site. To promote gardening as a recreational activity, and to help new gardeners and members of the wider community wherever possible, learn about cultivating produce.
We grow flora, fruit and vegetables, in harmony with the fauna that share our allotment site. The WRAS committee encourages members to conserve rainwater, recycle green waste and advise on the use of organic practices.
Working a Plot
Renting an allotment is incredibly rewarding but it is also hard work. Before you consider an allotment you need to make sure that you have the time to cultivate and look after your plot.
You need to invest at least 8 hours each week, probably more, in the growing season for planting, weeding, hoeing and harvesting. You will also need time to sew, pot on, prepare the ground and plan during the winter and spring months.
After harvesting you will need time to prepare your harvest for eating, freezing, preserving or bottling. It is amazing how much time this takes.
You also need your own transport as every weed and waste that is not compostable needs to be taken from the site to the tip or your green bin.
You will be expected to keep your plot weed free and you need to cultivate at least 75% of your plot, with the remainder set aside for sheds, greenhouses, composting etc.
If you do not have this amount of time then renting an allotment is probably not for you. If you do have the time, the rewards are wonderful.
Please read Working a Plot above before you consider renting a plot.
Unfortunately we currently have no vacant plots.
If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please use the contact form below and send the following:
If you have a question or would like to find out more about our allotment or waiting list, please complete the form below.
New This Month
New recipe - Asparagus Soup
Plant Sale - See below
Dates for your diary - See below
Plant Sale 28th April - Come and Support your Society!
We are holding a plant sale on 28th April from 10am - 12pm. All proceeds will go to the society. Please come to buy plants, grown and selected by our plot holders, at really competitive prices. And support your society too!
Here are some of the flower items that we are selling on the day:
Primula vulgarisms (Wild primrose), Muscari, Diascia, Epimedium, Phlox, Erigeron, Salvia, Linaria purpurea (Purple toadflax), Shasta daisy,
Campanula (Peach leaved bellflower), Acanthus Spinosus (Bear’s breech), Iris Sibirica (Siberian flag), Geranium clarkei, Bergenia (Elephant’s ears), Lysimachia clethroides (Gooseneck loosestrife), Echinops ritro (Globe thistle), Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley)
And of course, Rhubarb. Still only £2 per kilo!
Dates for your Diary
Find us at the top of Walton Road, Sale, adjacent to the cemetery.
Plant sales - 28th April 2019 10:00 - 12:00. All proceeds to the Walton Road Allotment Society.
Summer BBQ - 29th June 2019 - more information soon.
Charity Coffee Morning - 14th September 2019 - proceeds to be shared equally between Christie’s and WRAS. More info to come.
AGM - 14:00 20th October 2019 at Raglan Road Scout Hut
Bonfire Night BBQ - 2nd November 2019.