The Association Rules

  1. The annual rent for a 5-pole plot is £10.00 plus £3.00 charge for water and for a 10-pole plot is £20.00 plus £6.00 charge for water.

  2. All plot holders must be a members of the Desborough Allotment and Garedn Association, the cost of which is £5.00 per annum.

  3. Any allotment holder vacating their plot should inform the Secretary or any Committee member at once.

  4. The allotment holder must maintain in good order both their path and the portion of the central carriageway adjoining their plot.

  5. The land is to be used for allotment purposes only, and no livestock is to be kept on the land or trees planted.

  6. Compost bins and tool storage boxes must be 6 inches away from the boundary fence. Tool storage boxers are to be no bigger than 2ft 6in deep x 4ft high x 5ft long. No felt roofs as these are a fire risk. All tools are left on the plots at the plot owners own risk.

  7. The allotment holder will not be allowed to deposit any rubbish on any part of the allotment field or allotment site.

  8. The erecting of sheds and greenhouses is strictly prohibited.

  9. The allotment holder MUST at all times prevent weeds from going to seed.

  10. The Association reserves the right to terminate the tenancy of any allotment holder if, in their opinion, the plot has remained unused for an unreasonable time.

  11. Bonfires can only be lit for the purposes of burning allotment rubbish and not for the disposal of household waste. Discretion must be used when lighting fires, giving consideration to other allotment holders and the surrounding community.

  12. The central carriageway is to be kept clear, vehicular access allowed only for loading and unloading. LONG TERM PARKING IS NOT ALLOWED.

  13. Allotment holders' dogs taken on to the Cemetary field allotments must be kept under control at all times. The allotment holder shall; be held responsible for any damage caused by the said dog(s) whilst in the allotments.

  14. The allotment holder will not be allowed to assign or sub-let their plot. All lettings must be through the Allotment Association.

  15. New allotment holders will be required to pay a £10.00 deposit returnable on vacation of the plot provided the plot is left in a weed free and tidy condition.

  16. Washing of tools and produce in the water tanks is not allowed.

  17. The watering of all allotment plots must only be carried out using watering cans filled from the troughs provided. On no account must any form of hosepipe, mechanical or electrical devices be used.

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