Winter support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities throughout winter. The government has announced that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.

Allotment Application

Colchester Borough Council has over 1100 allotment plots across 19 allotment sites in Colchester.  

Anyone over the age of 18 years is welcome to rent a plot. The Council allows one allotment plot per household. Priority is given to Colchester borough residents over people living outside of the borough boundaries.  

Some local parish councils also have allotment sites. If you would like to enquire about parish allotments, please contact the parish clerk

Apply for an allotment 

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Before making an application, please read our allotment tenancy terms and conditions. Allotments are allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Page last reviewed: 11 May 2020

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