Northampton Borough Council
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Unwanted recycling boxes

Please leave your unwanted recycling boxes at the kerbside, as Veolia are collecting daily. Alternatively, you can use your boxes for storage or additional recycling alongside your new recycling bin.

Allotment gardening

Hire an allotment 

If you are interested in hiring an allotment, please identify your preferred site and contact the allotment officer using the details below. 

The average plot is 252 square metres, costing only £32 per year and smaller plots are available at £16 a year.  You will also need a gate key, which you can hire from about £4 to £6 (costs vary from site to site and there is a 50% discount available to over 60s)

We own 16 allotment sites, including two sites which are managed by the allotment associations on the sites themselves.

The full list of council-owned allotments is below, along with locations. You can also see their locations using the interactive mapping service.

Site Location Council or field managed
Bants Lane Bants Lane, Duston Council
Billing Road East Bougainvillea Drive / Cavendish Drive, Abington Vale Council
Broadmead Avenue Broadmead Court, Abington Council
Eastern Avenue North, Kingsthorpe/St David’s Eastern Avenue North Council
Glebeland Road Glebeland Gardens, Kings Heath Council
Harlestone Road Harlestone Road, Duston Council
Kingsthorpe Park Thornton Park / Tollgate Close, Kingsthorpe Council
Mereway Layby on Mereway, East Hunsbury Council
Parklands Coppice Drive, Spinney Hill Council
Pleydell Road Pleydell Gardens, Far Cotton Council
Rothersthorpe Road Rothersthorpe Road, Briar Hill Council
Southfields Billing Lane Council
Studland Road Studland Road, Kingsthorpe Council
Welford Road Welford Road, Kingsthorpe Council
Berrywood Road Berrywood Road, Duston Field managed
Graspin Lane Bridgewater Drive, Weston Favell Field managed
St Crispin's, Duston South Meadow Rd, off St Crispin Drive Field managed

For more information on the above sites, please contact the allotments office at northampton.allotments@idverde.co.uk or by phone at 01604 436622.

Private sites

There are also a number of private sites located across the borough, but we do not hold any information about these sites.  

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