Land Settlement (Facilities) Act 1919

Land Settlement (Facilities) Act 1919

The Land Settlement (Facilities) Act, 1919 allowed local authorities to provide smallholdings and allotments to war veterans, which further increased demand for land for growing-your-own. more...

Allotments Bill 1950

Allotments Bill 1950

Allotments Bill 1950: A bill to amend the law relating to allotments and to abolish restrictions on the keeping of hens and rabbits. more...

Allotments Act 1922

Allotments Act 1922

The Allotments_Act_1922 (12 & 13 Geo.5, Ch. 51) gave tenants greater security and greater compensation on termination of tenancies (Thorpe 1969, 18). more...

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 repealed and consolidated the legislation of 1887, 1890 and 1907.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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