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 repealed and consolidated the legislation of 1887, 1890 and 1907.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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Agricultural Land (Utilisation Act) 1931

 

Land settlement scheme

Land settlement scheme

The Agricultural Land (Utilisation) Act 1931 was passed to facilitate the extension of the allotment system and was intended to be repealed as soon as the crisis was over (Thorpe 1969, 18).

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Allotment Gardens: A Reflection of History, Heritage, Community and Self

Allotment Gardens: A Reflection of History, Heritage, Community and Self by Lesley Acton 2011

Abstract

Allotments are small parcels of rented land, in rural and urban locations, used for growing fruits and vegetables for personal consumption.

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