Allotment advice

Southampton allotments greenhouse

The allotment rules provide helpful advice on what you can and cannot do on your allotment plot

There are two meetings a year for allotment site reps

Information on how to deal with pests and diseases and how to make compost can be found in the Dig This Allotment magazine.

Sheds, greenhouses and polytunnels

If you would like to have a shed, greenhouse or install a polytunnel you must first get our permission by completing the form


Before you fill in this form

You won't be able to save this form to complete later, so please allow yourself 10 minutes to fill it in.

Apply to add a shed or greenhouse to an allotment

Sheds must be no larger than 1.83 metres x 2.43 metres x 1.98 metres (6 feet x 8 feet x 6 feet 6 inches) and can be constructed of timber, plastic or metal. There is no restriction on sizes for greenhouses.