Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Allotments waiting lists in Sefton

 I have had a number of enquiries about waiting lists for the various sites in the borough. Below I am publishing the reply that I have received. I ought to say that the council is now letting half plots to new folk so that will speed things up. In addition the sites are of markedly different size, for example Birkdale Irrigation is
roughly 4 times the size of Town Lane. Some of the sites are self managed so those waiting for plots on those  sites need to contact the Associations directly. 
Allotment Name
Number on Waiting List
Blundell Lane, Southport
181
Moss lane, Southport
102
Town lane, Southport
98
Birkdale Irrigation, Southport
214
Altcar Road, Formby
77
Hoggs Hill, Formby
78
Scape Lane, Crosby
246
Sherwood Road, Crosby
226
Queensway, Crosby
137
Beach Road, Seaforth
55
Hatton Hill, Litherland
18
Dunnings Bridge Road, Bootle
Not available
Gardner Avenue, Bootle
164



Please note persons may well be on more than one waiting list across different sites. The Council only manages some of the allotments and we keep waiting lists for these only. Other sites are leased (self managed) and the allotment associations keep the waiting lists and manage the sites.

However, the details of persons on 'Council managed' sites by area are as follows:

Southport waiting lists is 317
Crosby waiting list is 393
Bootle waiting list is 164

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