Allotments in Newton Abbot
Discover The World of Allotment Gardening
The Council has 6 allotment fields in the town, 5 of which are administered by the Newton Abbot and District Allotments Association.
Newton Abbot and District Co-operative Allotment Association
NADCAA is a community enterprise run by a group of volunteers helping its members and making allotment gardening available to the residents of Newton Abbot.
The association was founded in 1919 on a plot of land rented from Lord Courtenay.
Today they look after five fields.
Newton Abbot Council is the Statutory Authority and have a close relationship with the association, as they are their landlord.
Benefits of Allotments
Healthier, tastier food.
A satisfying hobby.
Fresh air and exercise.
A return to nature.
Grow your very own food, fruit and vegetables, or just grow flowers.
Therapeutic, relief from stress and depression.
Providing fresh food for family.
Room for a shed or greenhouse.
Their aim is to promote community use of urban/suburban green space and to protect this by environmentally friendly gardening and use of allotment plot.
To supply horticultural goods cheaply.
To promote bio-diversity.
To encourage healthy living and eating for young and old.
£36 per annum for full plot,
£18 for a half plot from 1st January, 2009. 20% discount for over 60s.
Initial £5 registration fee and key service charge of £2.50, or/and £1 for shop membership.
Membership is open to anyone of age to sign a contract and work a plot.
Non-plot holders may use the shop at Decoy. (Â£1 per annum).
They are an equal opportunities organization.
If you want to rent a plot ring 07812684399