THE ASSOCIATIONS’ DOCUMENTATION

The Association maintains several documents that fully describe the objectives, how they are implement and the rules relevant to all members. These documents can be accessed from the links below. A summary of the Associations' objectives can be seen opposite 

THE CONSTITUTION

THE MEMBERS HANDBOOK

TENANCY AGREEMENT

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION 

 

 

 

 

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THE ASSOCIATIONS’ OBJECTIVES

The Associations' objectives are outlined here.

(a) Promote the interests of all members in their gardening activities and to take joint action for the benefit and protection of members;

(b) To provide equal opportunities to all members without discrimination on any grounds;

(c) Maintain harmonious and productive relationships with the local authority and the Association’s landlord, ensuring the requirements of the lease agreement with the Association’s landlord are fully understood and implemented;

(d) Provide effective allotment management;

(e) Provide good access, good security, well maintained pathways and freedom from neglected or misused plots;

(f) Ensure fair rents and charges are implemented;

(g) Provide a supply of seeds, fertilisers, tools and other horticultural equipment on behalf of members;

(h) Promote and develop gardening skills and encourage the highest standards of cultivation, layout and landscaping;

(i) Promote and encourage the management of green waste and materials recycling;

(j) Promote and encourage the efficient use of water on allotments by storing water in tanks or water butts and non-wasteful use of the mains supplied water;

(k) Promote the use of allotments within the local community for people of all backgrounds and abilities;

(l) The Association shall at all times act within the rules and in support of the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd;

(m) Promote co-operation with, or affiliate to, other local, national or international organisations having similar objectives;

More detailed information on how these objectives are achieved is contained in The Constitution, the Members Handbook and the Tenancy Agreement.