History

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This is what we faced in October 2016

How the Good Life finally came to Alwoodley

After six years of pleading, badgering and schmoozing various councils, solicitors and planners, Alwoodley Allotment Society’s new site finally opened for business in October 2016.

Situated on former farmland off Eccup Moor Road, the plots are offered primarily to residents living within the Alwoodley Parish boundary, but consideration is also given to applicants outside the area if plots remain untaken.

A variety of sizes are available ranging from 12.5 x 10m half plots to smaller areas for those wanting to grow their own fruit and vegetables, but unwilling or unable to devote the time to a larger plot.

The Society also has designed specifically for disabled gardeners as well as allotments for local schools and societies wishing to sample the fresh air, exercise and social interaction that owning an allotment brings.

For more information on how you could be enjoying the good life, email your details to the Membership Secretary at enquiries@alwoodleygrowers.org.uk

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And just ten months later, July 2017

In The Beginning… our History

Pictures provided by Derek Hanton


  • Hope springs eternal @ Alwoodley Allotments
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  • Alwoodley Allotments - Whose daft idea was this?
  • Bags this one or the British equivalent of the German towel
  • Alwooldey Allotment Field prior to work starting.
  • Alwooldey Allotment Field
  • Alwooldey Allotment Field Prepared
  • Alwooldey Allotment Field
  • Alwooldey Allotment Field Prepared
  • Alwooldey Allotment Field Prepared
  • Alwooldey Allotment - Gate Way Build
  • Alwooldey Allotment - Gate Way Build

January 2021 – Papillon 54 Arrived

Portrait photography, by Isabelle Arnett


January 2021 – Unbelievable Sunset

Thanks Helen Foster


Popped up yesterday for a frosty morning sunrise at the allotment. Feel so unbelievably grateful to have such a haven to escape to.

Thanks for whoever’s put feed out for the birds too I sat watching them for ages 🥰 (no filters on any of these pictures)

Helen Foster