We manage 11 allotment sites in Hitchin and Letchworth. Only residents that live in the district can apply for a plot.


2017/18 prices for allotment plots are as follows:

Full Plot (250 sqm): £126.50 (Concessionary: £63.50)

Half Plot (125 sqm): £63.50  (Concessionary: £31.50)

Concessions are available if you are over 60 years of age, unemployed, receiving disability benefit or income support or are a full-time student over 18 years of age.

If you have received an invoice for your allotment, you can pay online.


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How to apply

Most sites now have plots available. It is best to go and view the allocated plot as they are 'sold as seen'. To find out about available plots, contact our Allotments Administration team.

Subsidised Compost Bins

The Hertfordshire WasteAware Partnership provide home compost bins to Hertfordshire residents at subsidised prices.

Allotment Associations


Baldock Allotment and Leisure Gardener’s Association manage Baldock sites.

For more information please visit: or telephone telephone 07523 185106


Hitchin Allotment Association represent tenants on Hitchin sites. The main contacts are Roger Sandy on 01462 455907 and Paul Dee on 07850 305922 (email


Letchworth and District Gardeners Association have a discount warehouse and organise visits, shows and lecture evenings.

Other allotments

Royston has allotment sites located in Green Street which are owned by Royston Town Council. They can be contacted on 01763 245484.

A number of Parish Councils run their own allotment sites; please contact them directly for availability.

Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation (LGCHF) run additional allotment sites in Lytton Avenue, South View, Saffron Hill, Bedford Road and Common View in Letchworth. Tel: 01462 476007.