To apply for an allotment please click on the button below to skip to our online contact form.
Blyth Town Council allotment issues are dealt with by the Environment Committee.
Where are our allotment sites?
Discover Blyth Town Council allotments through our virtual map.
Fires are allowed for the burning of materials from the Allotment Garden only, ie diseased plants and dried-out organic material that will burn without smoke or hazardous residue, between the 1st October and 31st March. All fires must be attended at all times and not cause a nuisance to neighbouring residents or other plot holders. All fires must be fully extinguished before leaving the site. The Tenant shall not bring or allow to be brought on to the Allotment Site any materials for the purpose of burning such waste.
Are you interested in an allotment?
Please click the ‘Apply for an allotment’ button at the top of the page. You will then need to complete the form along with the CAPTCHA in order for your request to be processed. Our General Services Officer will get back to you with the next steps.
NB You must be resident in Blyth to apply for an allotment.
Blyth Town Council Allotment Sites
Blyth Town Council has responsibility for 10 allotment sites in Blyth.
- 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.
Boundaries for Bolam Avenue (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Twentieth Avenue (opens in a new window)
Newsham Side Club (Left) + South View (Right)
Boundaries for Newsham Side Club and South View (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Beatrice (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Tenth Avenue (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Delaval Gardens (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Laverock Place (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Bebside (opens in a new window)
Boundaries for Wensleydale Terrace (opens in a new window)
Please click here to view a copy of the Tenancy Agreement (opens in a new window)
If you are an allotment tenant and would like to take on a partner, or you already have a partner - please complete the below partnership agreement form and return it to us.
Partnership Agreement (opens in a new window)
Useful Information for Allotment Holders
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.
Rotavator - For Use of Allotment Tenants
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 (opens in a new window)
Oasis Water Purification Tablets
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).
~ PLEASE NOTE ~
Tablets ARE NOT for consumption.
Blyth Town Council accepts no responsibility for the misuse of these tablets. Please read the instructions when using.
Useful Documents to Help Allotment Holders
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
Websites - open in new windows
www.nsalg.org.uk - National Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners Limited
www.farmgarden.org.uk - Allotments Regeneration Initiative
www.nwt.org.uk - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
www.allotment.org.uk - General Link’s & Guidance
For more information on Allotments Click Here to return to the top of the page.