A to Z

Apply for a plot

Apply for permission (fruit trees) – email secretary@cripleymeadow.org.uk

Apply for permission (poly tunnels, greenhouses, sheds, wells and other structures) 

Asbsestos – is banned from the site. If you find any on your plot, you must not re-bury it or put it in the skip. Please dispose of it appropriately.


Bamboo – is invasive. It is banned from the site, even in pots.

Bees – there are two honey bee hives on the allotments, kept by members.

Beginner’s guide


Brambles (blackberries) – the Rules state that brambles may only be grown on headland, where it must be kept to 5ft maximum, or towards the middle of your plot where it must also be kept within reasonable bounds. It is not permitted on plot boundaries, including at the rear.


Cars and parking

Christmas trees – may not be planted in the soil, but may be kept on your plot in a pot.

Communal orchards/ communal fruit trees


Contact – the Committee page includes contact details for individual Commitee members, for general enquiries, it’s secretary@cripleymeadow.org.uk.




Data protection


Diary dates

Driving on site

Environmental testing and pollution

Gardener’s year

GDPR – see Data protection

Health and Safety

History of Cripley Meadow Allotments

Joining Cripley Meadow Allotments

Leaving the Association

Maps of the site

News, newsletter

Notice boards



Permissions (fruit trees) – – email secretary@cripleymeadow.org.uk

Permissions (poly tunnels, greenhouses, sheds and other structures)

Plan of the site


Problems – if you have a problem or concern and can’t find the answer on the website, please speak to a Committee member, or get in touch via secretary@cripleymeadow.org.uk.

Pruning – see Advice on Cripley Meadow Orchards re summer pruning



Safety and security


Site plan


Suspicious activity


Trading shop

Trees – on your plot. See the Rules for what is and is not allowed, and how trees on your plot must be managed.

Trees – site trees and their management 

Tyres – you must not bring old tyres onto the site or dispose of them in the skip.


Water harvesting

Weed identification and management


Working parties

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