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Information about gardening and addresses and contact details for allotments in Rushcliffe.


Addresses and contact details for allotments in Rushcliffe

Allotments in Rushcliffe are allocated by the parish councils concerned except West Bridgford, which is dealt with by the West Bridgford Allotment Holders.


Allotment address: Abbey Close, Aslockton.
Contact: Mrs. M Sharratt E-mail: aslocktonpc@gmail.comTelephone: 07773 959 703.


Allotment address: Hill Drive, Bingham.
Contact: Mrs. L Holland. E-mail: 01949 831 445.


Allotment address: Victoria Road, Bunny.
Contact: Mr. M. Elliott. E-mail: elliottnews@btinternet.comTelephone: 0115 937 6506.


Allotment address: 2 allotment sites - one at Forest Close and one at Burhill.
Contact: Ms Julie Stephenson. Email: Telephone: 0115 989 3876. Cotgrave Town Council website.

Cropwell Bishop

Allotment address: Fern Road, Cropwell Bishop.
Contacts: Amanda Parkinson (Chair) and Sue Shuttleworth (Membership Secretary)


Please contact the Trustees responsible for the allotments with any queries.
Contact details are available on the Keyworth Parish Council website.


Allotment address: Tollerton Lane.
Contact: Heidi Emery. Telephone: 07791 184 779.

West Bridgford

Buckfast Way Allotment.
 Sally Bassett Telephone: 07557 336 681.

Burleigh Road Allotment.

Contact: Richard Croft. Telephone: 0115 914 0572.

Eltham Road Allotment.

Contact: Mrs J Kerry. Telephone: 0115 837 7451.

Holme Road Allotment.
Contact: Mr J Van Hegen Telephone: 0115 982 2351.

Kingston Road Allotment.
 Ian Seedhouse. Telephone: 0115 981 2212.

Stamford Road Allotment.
Contact: Mr M Talbot  Telephone: 0115 923 2329.

Chairman of the West Bridgford Allotment Holders: Mr R Crofts. Telephone: 0115 914 0572

Please note: the West Bridgford Allotment holders are only responsible for these six locations in West Bridgford. For enquiries about the Wilford Lane Allotment, please contact Nottingham City Council.

Gardening to help the environment

  • Do not use chemicals unnecessarily. The process of making chemicals is damaging. When you use chemicals, they can get washed into watercourses. Throwing the packaging away puts chemicals into landfill sites, which may also be illegal. So think about whether you really need to use fertilisers or pesticides.
  • Compost all your garden and kitchen vegetable waste. This not only provides a natural fertiliser and soil conditioner but also reduces the amount of waste produced. Remember to dispose of garden waste in your green bin. Find out more about home composting.
  • Fit a water butt to the down pipe on your house to collect rainwater. Use this water for watering the garden. It is better for your plants and better for the environment.
  • Make space for wildlife. Grow flowers obtained from reputable garden centres. Leave areas to grow a little wild at the back of your garden. Fit bird and bat boxes and even bee shelters. See the leaflets below.
  • Harness the power of the sun by using solar power. Use solar powered pumps for water features and solar powered lights to improve ambience.
  • Do not use peat. Peat comes from fragile wild habitats. Instead of using peat, use compost or other soil conditioners.
  • Look for the FSC logo when buying timber products. Ensure your garden furniture is not made using tropical hardwoods.

For a local project, developing a wildlife garden please see the Wildlife Garden project website.

You can score the value of your garden and find ideas to make it even better for wildlife on the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust put your garden to the test webpage

You can also download the following leaflets:

Local Suppliers of wildflowers and herbs


Postal address:
Maple Farm,
Coach Gap Lane,
Email address:
Telephone number: 01949 860 592.