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Renting an allotment

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There are over 2,100 allotment plots at 16 sites across Ipswich, covering an area of 60 hectares. Most sites have:

  • A security fence;
  • Lockable gates;
  • Roadways;
  • Adequate water supply;
  • Communal shed.

Some fields also have car parking facilities.

All allotment plots are let by the Field Secretaries on behalf of the Council. If you would like to rent an allotment please complete our online form to register your interest and simply follow the instructions on the automated email response. Alternatively, contact us using the details to the left of this page.

For information, hints and tips, rules and pricing regarding allotment gardening please read the documents in our Allotment information pack.

Allotment rents

1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018

  • Full price: £42.10
  • Concessions: £38.10

Prices are based on a full size plot which is roughly 250m². Smaller plots are available and the rent is reduced accordingly.

Concessionary prices are available for older people and disadvantaged groups.

Ipswich Allotment Holders' Association

The Ipswich Allotment Holders Association is responsible for the letting of plots on behalf of the Council.

The Association works very closely with council officers to represent the views of its members, enabling problems to be identified and improvements to be implemented as efficiently as possible.

People's Community Garden

ActivLives runs the People's Community Garden at Maidenhall allotment. This Garden is a resource for all the community and everyone is welcome to get involved.

Allotment locations

Aster Road Allotments
Ipswich
Back Hamlet Allotments
Ipswich
Belstead Allotments (entrance on Bobbits Lane off Stoke Park Drive)
Ipswich
Bramford Lane Allotments
Ipswich
Castle Hill Allotments (entrances off Larchcroft Drive and Dales Road)
Ipswich
Colchester Road Allotments
Ipswich
Felixstowe Road Allotments
Ipswich
Holywells Allotments (entrance off Cliff Lane)
Ipswich
London Road Allotments
Ipswich
Maidenhall Allotments (entrances off Halifax Road and Wherstead Road)
Ipswich
Morland Road Allotments
Ipswich
Northgate Allotments (entrances off Sidegate Lane and Colchester Road)
Ipswich
Norwich Road Allotments
Ipswich
Sidegate Lane Allotments
Ipswich
Spring Road/Alexandra Road Allotments
Ipswich
Spring Road/Woodville Road Allotments
Ipswich
Whitton Church Lane Allotments
Ipswich

Contact Details

Parks & Cemeteries,
Ipswich Borough Council,
3E Grafton House,
15 - 17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 433512