Allotments Information and application form
Barrow Borough Council has approximately 800 allotment plots located on 17 allotment sites around the Borough, including Walney Island, Barrow and Dalton. Approximately 60 garage bases are located in the Vickerstown area of Walney Island.
Please use the link below to apply to go on the waiting list for an allotment in the Borough or a garage base in the Vickerstown area.
Allotments prices for 2016 - 2017:
Small (Band A) £49.13 0-167 sq metres/0-200 sq yrds
Standard (Band B) £98.25 168-334 sq metres/201-400 sq yrds
(A standard allotment is 251 sq metres/300 sq yrds )
Garage Base(Band B) £98.25
Large Plot(Band C) £147.38 335-501 sq metres/401-600 sq yrds
Very Large Plot (Band D) £196.50 502-669 sq metres/601-800 sq yrds
Outsize (Band E) £245.63 670 sq metres and above /801 sq yrds and above
Waiting times (dependent on allotment turn around)
Baldwin Street (4-5 years)
Dalton Hayfield (4-5 Years)
Dalton Wheatfield (4-5 years)
Devonshire Road (Excess 5 years)
Jef Fullard (3-4 years)
Mardale Grove (Excess 5 years)
No 5 Smallholdings (3-4 years)
No 12 Smallholdings (3-4 years)
North Road (3-4 years)
Ormsgill Lane (3-4 years)
Park Avenue (3-4 years)
Roose Farm (3-4 years)
Walney (3-4 years)
There is no concession for OAPs or people in receipt of benefits.
Services include water supply to the allotment lanes.
A waiting list is kept for all sites and the allotments are monitored regularly to ensure a good standard and continuity of service.
Allotment inspections are carried out twice a year during spring and autumn, allotments that are not being worked are dealt with accordingly. Allotments which become vacant are let as soon as possible but this can be delayed if work is required to improve the condition of an allotment prior to letting it.