Allotments

An allotment in HarlowHaving an allotment gives you the opportunity to grow your own fruit, vegetables and flowers and enjoy being out in the fresh air. 

There are 34 allotment sites in Harlow. 

All allotment sites have water provided and are enclosed by secure hedges and fences.

Some of the allotment sites are managed by the Harlow Allotment Association and are self-managed by the plot holders themselves.

Apply for an allotment

Apply for an allotment online

The cost of renting an allotment plot is 18p per square metre (typically £22.50 for a half plot of 125 square metres and £45.00 for a full size plot of 250 square metres) for the whole year.

You will be eligible for a 50% discount if you are:

  • a pensioner (available from 1 October after reaching pensionable age),
  • a full time student 
  • on Jobseekers Allowance, Income Support or Employment and Support Allowance

You will need to provide proof of your eligibility for a discount when you sign your tenancy and every year for renewal.

If you have a back problem or use a wheelchair, there are also raised plots available on a few sites.

For more information, contact the Harlow Allotment Association on 01279 442809 or Contact Harlow.

Allotment Tenancy Conditions

Allotment tenants must adhere to the Allotment Tenancy Conditions (pdf)

Bonfires are not permitted on any allotments in Harlow

Find an allotment

Map of allotments in Harlow (pdf)

Map position Allotment Allotment managed by
1 Arkwrights Harlow Council
2 Ash Tree Field Harlow Allotment Association
3 Brays Mead Harlow Allotment Association
4 Cannons Brook Harlow Allotment Association
5 Canons Gate Harlow Allotment Association
6 Chippingfield Harlow Council
7 Commonfields Harlow Allotment Association
8 Dashes No.2 Harlow Council
9 Dudley Terrace Harlow Council
10 Felmongers Harlow Council
11 First Avenue Harlow Allotment Association
12 Fold Croft Harlow Allotment Association
13 Fullers Mead Harlow Council
14 Glebelands Harlow Council
15 Honey Hill Harlow Allotment Association
16 Izzards Harlow Allotment Association
17 Linford End Harlow Allotment Association
18 Long Ley Harlow Council
19 Mill Lane Harlow Allotment Association
20 Netteswell Common Harlow Allotment Association
21 Nicholls Field Harlow Allotment Association
22 The Oxleys Harlow Council
23 Ram Gorse Harlow Allotment Association
24 Rundells Harlow Allotment Association
25 Rushes Mead Harlow Council
26 Stackfield Harlow Council
27 Stile Croft 1 Harlow Council
28 Stile Croft 2 Harlow Council
29 Silvesters Harlow Allotment Association
30 Tanys Dell Harlow Council
31 Upper Stoneyfield Harlow Allotment Association
32 Vicarage Wood Harlow Council
33 Water Lane Harlow Allotment Association
34 Willowfield Harlow Council