Anyone over the age of 18 can rent an allotment from the
Council or one of our allotment societies.
We have 25 allotment sites across Redbridge, with the
Council managing 14 of these.
Facilities on allotment sites vary but usually include
piped water and toilets. Some sites have parking and
society trading huts.
The rent is reviewed every year and varies according to the
allotment site. Rent ranges between £73.50 and £90.50 a
Concessions are often available for pensioners, the registered
disabled and the registered unemployed. Find out how to apply
for a Leisure Pass.
Apply for an allotment
* This is a Council managed allotment
What happens next?
We will contact you within ten working days.
If your chosen allotment site has plots vacant
for rent arrangements will be made to meet you on site to view the
plots that are available.
You will then be sent two copies of a tenancy
agreement, both of which need to be signed and returned to us,
preferably in person so that keys to the allotment gate and toilets
can be collected. Gate and toilet keys are £5 each.
If we cannot offer you a plot on your chosen
allotment site you will be put on a waiting list and, where
possible, offered an alternative allotment site. Please
note this only applies to residents of the London Borough of
When is the best time to rent an allotment?
You can apply to rent an allotment at any time - though it is
often best to take a plot in the Autumn so you can prepare it for
For more information please contact the Allotments Officer.