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Below is a list of all allotment sites managed by Colchester Borough Council, along with a description of where the sites are located.

Allotment Location
Bergholt Road Located along Bergholt Road. Entrance is between properties 158 and 162 Bergholt Road, CO4 5AJ, just before the concrete bollards in the pavement.
Blackheath Located off Finchingfield Way. Entrance is in garage area next to 94 and 96 Finchingfield Way, CO2 0AT.
Drury Road Located between Maldon Road and Drury Road. Entrance is next to 29 Drury Road, CO2 7UX.
East Bay Located along East Hill by the old Does Mill. If travelling along East Hill towards Brook Street and the town centre the entrance is just after the bridge. CO1 2UD.
Folley Gardens Located behind 2-12 Lucus Road, along Camp Folley North, CO2 7ES.
Goodey Close Located at the end of Goodey Close behind 5-9 Goodey Close, CO1 2BH.
Grants Meadow Located at the end of Recreation Road, along the footpath. CO1 2LB.
Hazell Avenue Located behind Hazell Avenue and Wolton Road Entrance next to 11 Wolton Road, CO2 9DS.
Highfield Drive Located behind Lexden Road. Entrance to allotments is up a track between 51 and 53a Lexden Road, CO3 3PY.
Irvine Road Main vehicle entrance is located at the end of Norman Way, CO3 3TT.
Lexden Main entrance is located along Chaucer Way next to 1a Chaucer Way, CO3 4HA.
Littlebury Gardens Located behind Littlebury Gardens. Access is via a track behind Old Heath Road at the end of Littlebury Gardens, CO2 8TB.
Mercers Farm Located beside the Crematorium along Mersea Road. Entrances are via a footpath beside 8 and 10 Wych Elm CO2 8PR, and 22 Valentinus Crescent, CO2 7QG.
New Fairfield Located at the junction of Harwich Road and St Andrew's Avenue at the double mini-roundabouts. Entrance is next to 78 Harwich Road, CO4 3BW.
Notleys Located behind properties 197 - 249 Harwich Road, CO4 3AY. One entrance is next to the Chinese Takeaway, the other is opposite the speed camera.
Severalls Located along Nayland Road behind Defoe Crescent. Entrances are beside 119 and 83 Nayland Road, CO4 5EW.
Sheepen Road Located along Sheepen Road, beside the entrance to the Colchester Institute, CO3 3LF.
Stanway Located along New Farm Road, off Lexden Road. Entrances are beside the Live and Let Live Public House along Millers Lane and beside 76 and 78 New Farm Road, CO3 0PG.
The Willows Located beside the Crematorium along Mersea Road. Entrances are via a footpath beside 8 and 10 Wych Elm CO2 8PR, and 22 Valentinus Crescent, CO2 7QG.

Page last reviewed: 11 May 2020

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