Allotments in East Herts

There are several allotments across East Herts. Allotments are managed by different Councils depending on which Town you live in. For all allotments across the District, we advise that bonfires are managed carefully and we advise you ensure they are fully out before you leave.

Bishop's Stortford

Bishop's Stortford Town Council has nine allotment sites. Please contact them directly for more information.


There are two allotment sites in Buntingford - please contact Buntingford Town Council for more information.


Sawbridgeworth Town Council has four allotment sites. Please contact them directly for more information.


Ware Town Council has two allotment sites. Please contact them directly for more information.


Hertford has eight allotments across the Town.  Six of these are managed by Hertford Town Council.  Please contact them for further information These sites are;

  • Bengeo
  • Cromwell Road
  • The Folly
  • Hertingfordbury
  • Sele Road
  • North Road

East Herts Council has two allotment sites in Hertford:

  • West Street, Hornsmill (opposite Hertford Football Club)
  • Norwood Close, Sele Farm

The plot sizes and costs range from 75m2 at a cost of £11.56 to 280m2 at a cost of £42.85 which is billed for annually.  Plots are currently charged at £3.90 per 25.3m2

There are rules for the allotments and guidance on erecting sheds and greenhouses on our allotments.  Please see the following documents for further information

The Council operates a waiting list for these allotments. To be added to this waiting list, please fill in the following Allotment Application form.  If you would like to request a hard copy or have any questions, please contact us 

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For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice

In the event of my application being granted,  I agree when required by the Council, to sign an agreement for letting in accordance with the Rules and to pay the stamp duty (if any) on such Agreement.