Working parties

Our normal working party arrangements have been suspended for the duration of the C-19 emergency. After a complete halt, we have trialled pre-booked, socially-distanced WPs which were successful, but only suitable for certain tasks. We may arrange more, which will be announced in the Newsletter and Calendar on a one-off basis

Cripley Meadow is a very large site, and can only be managed if every member of the allotment community contributes. For instance

  • Pruning the communal orchards
  • Clearing and covering abandoned plots
  • Burning the bonfire regularly

See the photo gallery for action shots!

Members sign-up to two hours’ working party time each year although more is very welcome. Those who are unable to contribute their time may instead pay £20, but we would much rather have your time than your money!

Working party dates are published in our Diary Dates – usually on the second Sunday of each month (other than December) – from 10:30 at the green Association Shed (on the north-west corner of the site). Just turn up.

Please wear suitable clothing/footwear and remember suncream and a bottle of water on hot days.

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