Colourful raised beds on an allotment plot
The Parish Allotments can be accessed from the Footpath No. 5 leading from Gordon Road/High Street. The Council has 112 allotment plots including full size plots,half plots, starter plots and raised beds.
The Allotments are managed by the Parish Council. If you are interested in an allotment, please contact the Council's Allotment Representative Cllr Jean Matheson Tel 01480 476298 or contact the Clerk.
Allotment Holders may wish to join the Little Paxton Allotment Association.
Fruit trees on a half plot
The Allotment rent is collected annually in October and the allotment year runs from 1st November to 31st October. As allotments become available the next person on the waiting list is contacted. For new plot holders rent is collected at the time the plot is taken on.
Allotment plots are available to Little Paxton residents and to residents in the St.Neots area. Little Paxton residents will be given priority.
When a plot becomes vacant its size will be reassessed and as a guide, the maximum area for a full size allotment plot to be no more than 222.4m2, half plot 110m2 and starter plot 53.7m2.
View of allotment plots
Raised bed with vegetables growing
Allotment rents 2022- 2023
Allotment rents for 1st November 2022- 30th October 2023 (3% increase).
Full size plot £41.04, Half plot £22.38. Starter plot £7.46 Raised beds £7.46
There will also be a water charge from 1st November 2022.
Full Plot Water Charge £11.67
Half Plot Water Charge £5.87
Starter Plot Water Charge £2.91
Raised Bed Water Charge £2.93
Advance Notice- Allotment rents 1st November 2023- 31st October 2024
Full size plot £44.73, Half plot £24.39. Starter plot £8.13 Raised beds £8.13
There will also be a water charge from 1st November 2023.
Full Plot Water Charge £12.76
Half Plot Water Charge £6.42
Starter Plot Water Charge £3.18
Raised Bed Water Charge £3.20
Allotment tenants who are not Little Paxton residents, there will an additional flat fee of £10 per plot.
Allotment Competition 2023
The Parish Council is organising the annual Best Kept Parish Allotment Competition 2023. Judging will take place in July/August by an independent judge.
Prizes are awarded to the best kept full size plot, half size plot , starter plot & raised bed and are presented at the Autumn Show on 9th September.