Our allotments are extremely popular and there may be a waiting list at all sites. For more information on how to be included on the waiting list please see below or call 01425 473883.
Southampton Road, Upper Kingston, Hightown Road and 'coming soon' a site at Crow Arch Lane
Allotments are provided for any resident, over the age of 18, who lives within the Ringwood parish boundary, subject to availability.
A chronological waiting list is kept and allotments will only be let to residents, over the age of 18 of neighbouring parishes, if there are no Ringwood residents on the list.
You can download an Allotment Application Form and the Allotment Regulations.
With effect from October 2015, a ground deposit of £24 is required at the start of an allotment tenancy.
Fees with effect from 1st October 2022
For new non-resident applicants, the charge will be double that of residents. *The Upper Kingston fees includes the recharge for the annual cost of vermin control arrangements at the allotments.
Each site has its own water supply. Southampton Road, Upper Kingston and Crow Arch Lane sites have lockable gates. Tenants are provided with a key for a £10 deposit.
All plots are automatically judged in the annual competition. Winners will be notified and awards given out each September. See 2022 winners here
We are happy for you to grow whatever you want on your allotment within reason and within the law! We would also ask that you give consideration to your neighbours when deciding what to plant.
A mini plot is approximately 6m x 4m and a single plot is approximately 20m x 6m.
There is an Allotment Association at the Upper Kingston site and the Southampton Road site.
Transition Ringwood have a community allotment at Upper Kingston.
Dementia Friendly - Ringwood and Bransgore have an allotment at Upper Kingston
Last weekend, the Ringwood Twinning Association hosted a group of visitors from Ringwood’s twin town in France, Pont-Audemer. Click on the image above to read all about it.
You may have noticed that we haven’t planted the usual bedding flowers on the town roundabout this year. Click on the photo above to find out why.
Wessex Water will shortly be starting a project to upgrade infrastructure at the Ringwood Water Recycling Centre, off Hampshire Hatches Lane. This £1.8 million scheme will get under way on Monday 5 June and is expected to continue for around seven months, until the end of December 2023. Click on the image above to view the press release from Wessex Water.