Allotments_act_1908

Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908

The Small Holdings and  Allotments_Act_1908 (8 Edw. 7. Ch 36.) repealed and consolidated the legislation of 1887, 1890 and 1907. It was notable for making the following provisions (many of which still apply):

  • Should the council be of the opinion that there is a demand for allotments by the labouring population, but they cannot be obtained at a reasonable rent by voluntary arrangement, then the council shall provide and let allotments.
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Allotment disposal guidance: Safeguards and alternatives

Allotment disposal guidance: Safeguards and alternatives.  Department for Communities and Local Government. January 2014 

1.1  Allotments are valuable community spaces that provide people with the opportunity to enjoy regular physical exercise; meet new people in their neighbourhood; and benefit from a healthier diet, regardless of income.

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allotments_act_1926

Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1926

The Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1926 made some amendments to the Allotments Act 1908 to 1919. It also made some minor amendments to the 1925 Allotments Act.  more...