Council-managed allotments

Turning soil in an allotmentWe manage eight of the 22 allotment sites in Cambridge; the remaining 14 are run by allotment societies.

You can use the allotments map to find exactly where the allotments are, and complete the application form if you would like to take on a plot.

For further information about any of these sites, email us at allotments@cambridge.gov.uk or telephone 01223 457000.

Please note that although all site sizes quoted on this page have been rounded up to the nearest 10 poles, a standard plot is five poles in size and new tenants will be given a smaller starter plot.


Allotments

Auckland Road

This allotment site adjacent to Midsummer Common has a secured high-level fence and pedestrian entrance. Restricted parking is available nearby.

There are the equivalent of 12 10-pole plots across 2,900 square metres (0.7 acres) of land.

Bateson Road

This small site is located close to a small play area and has a secured entrance.

There are the equivalent of four 10-pole plots across 1,300 square metres (0.28 acres) of land.

Empty Common

This large allotment site on Brooklands Avenue is bordered by two brooks, opposite the botanical gardens.

The site has trough water provision and a car park with a secured entrance.

There are the equivalent of 47 10-pole plots across 15,300 square metres (3.77 acres) of land.

Fanshawe Road

This site next to Coleridge recreation ground has a communal shed and trough water provision.

There are the equivalent of 29 10-pole plots across 5,800 square metres (1.43 acres) of land.

Hawthorn Way

This small site situated in a housing estate has secured vehicle access, a communal shed and a water pump.

There are the equivalent of five 10-pole plots across 1,700 square metres (0.35 acres) of land.

Kendal Way

This small site with parking access is situated in a housing area close to Milton Road.

There are the equivalent of three 10-pole plots across 1,000 square metres (0.25 acres) of land.

Maple Close

This small site is situated in a housing area off Mill Road.

There are the equivalent of two 10-pole plots across 600 square metres (0.15 acres) of land.

New Street

This site has secured vehicle and pedestrian access although there is restricted parking. It is close to Newmarket Road.

There are the equivalent of 18 10-pole plots across 4,900 square metres (1.16 acres) of land.

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