About the allotment site. The allotments are situated about 1/2 a
from Dunchurch on the Coventry Rd and it is said to have been an
allotment site for
hundreds of years.
There are around 70 plots of about 12m x 30m. Some have been divided
into half plots. The photograph above shows the state of usage a few
years ago when many plots were negected. In recent years greater
interest has been shown and many areas have been cleared.
is available from four mains fed troughs situated along the site
so portage is necessary.
The soil is a sandy loam which means it has
limited water holding capacity but can be worked soon after rain.
available after entering any of the two gates. There are a
few allotments where it is possible to park next to a plot.
Security has not been an issue in recent years.