To apply for an allotment please click on the button below to skip to our online contact form.

Blyth Town Council introduced new Governance arrangements which took effect from May 10 2018. The Allotment Committee has become part of the Environment Committee, and any issues with Allotments will be dealt with by said Committee. 

Blyth Town Council Allotments

Blyth Town Council has responsibility for 10 allotment sites in Blyth:

Bolam Avenue
To see the boundaries for Bolam Avenue, please click here

Twentieth Avenue
To see the boundaries for Twentieth Avenue, please click here

Newsham Side Club (Left) + South View (Right)
To see the boundaries for Newsham Side Club and South View, please click here

Beatrice Avenue
To see the boundaries for Beatrice, please click here for Beatrice New Gardens and here for Beatrice Avenue!

Tenth Avenue
To see the boundaries for Tenth Avenue, please click here

Delaval Gardens
To see the boundaries for Delaval Gardens, please click here

Laverock Place
To see the boundaries for Laverock Place, please click here

To see the boundaries for Bebside, please click here

Wensleydale Terrace
To see the boundaries for Wensleydale Terrace, please click here

Bolam Avenue, Twentieth Avenue and South View sites are managed by Blyth Smallholdings and Allotment Association. Newsham Side Club and Beatrice Avenue (old) sites are managed by Newsham and New Delaval Allotment Association.

If you would like to apply for an allotment please complete the form below.
NB You must be resident in Blyth to apply for an allotment.

Please click here to view a copy of the Tenancy Agreement.

If you are an allotment tenant and would like to take on a partner, or you already have a partner please complete and return the Partnership Agreement

If you have any queries regarding allotments please contact Dave Clough, General Services Officer, at the Town Council Office.


Early in 2016 a report was produced by the Allotments Officer outlining work that would be required to maintain the allotment sites over the short, medium and long term depending on funding being available. At a special meeting of the Allotments Committee held on Thursday 5 January 2017, the medium term proposals to carry out lane stabilisation at Beatrice Avenue and Newsham Side Club using ecoProactive, the product that had been used on Tenth Avenue site, were considered and agreed.
Click here to find out about more about ecoProactive and click here for information from the contractor.
Work on Beatrice Avenue started on Monday 3 April 2017 and was completed on Tuesday 4 April 2017. Click here to view the work carried out on Beatrice Avenue.
Work started at Newsham Side Club on Thursday 6 April 2017 and was completed on Friday 7 April 2017. Click here to view the work carried out Newsham Side Club.


Click here to read the Allotment Officer’s notice regarding the Avian Flu. Guidance regarding the Avian Influenza has also been released by the Government, please click here to read it. They have also released an information sheet on how to keep your birds safe, please click here to read it. These notices are posted on all allotment sites that have poultry.


In April 2013 application was made to Northumbrian Water for new field supplies at Laverock Place and Delaval Gardens allotment sites. This has been an ongoing project and we are pleased to say that it was completed on 14 March 2014. Work at the Wensleydale site installing a new water system including new taps and meter was also completed in January 2017.


Work on the new lanes on the Beatrice, Newsham Side Club and Wensleydale sites began week commencing 27 March 2017. Both the Side Club and Beatrice sites were completed before the end of the month (March) and Wensleydale lanes were completed in April 2017.


Blyth Town Council has purchased a rotavator which is available for use by Allotment Tenants on any of the Council’s allotment sites.
Loan of the rotavator is FREE but you will need to provide the petrol for your use.
Click here for further information.


FREE water purification tablets for allotment holders in Blyth.
Available from Blyth Town Council Offices or your local allotment association.
Before the beginning of the growing season pop the required number of tablets into your water butt to clear stagnant water.
Each tablet will treat 20-25 litres of water - 1 Pack (10 tablets) per allotment holder (subject to availability).
Tablets ARE NOT for consumption.
Blyth Town Council accepts no responsibility for the misuse of these tablets. Please read the instructions when using.


How to make free compost from vegetable scraps and garden cuttings - PDF File

Snail & Slug Control Wildlife friendly control methods - PDF File

Bee decline threatens our food and the countryside - WHAT’S UP WITH OUR HONEY BEES? - PDF file

Attracting bumblebees and making artificial bumblebee nest sites in the garden - PDF File

Hints and tips for attracting butterflies to the garden - PDF file

Ten tips for using water wisely in the garden - Doc file

Websites (Opens in a new window) - National Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners Limited (Opens in a new window) - Allotments Regeneration Initiative (Opens in a new window) - Northumberland Wildlife Trust (Opens in a new window) - General Link’s & Guidance

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