The Ascott Allotments site occupies 12 acres in South Ealing, London and is the second largest allotment site in the City. It has around 310 individual plots occupied by around 240 plotholders. The site itself is owned by Ealing Council but day to day management is performed by an association of plotholders called the Friends of Ascott Allotments.
The site is a designated Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) and as such is recognized as a significant contributor to the London Plan.
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Management of the site includes a number of tasks, including:
- Maintaining hedges
- Clearing plots
- Removing rubbish
- Improving wildlife habitats
- Pruning fruit trees
- Building a shelter for social activities
- Hosting social events, barbecues & meetings
- Letting vacant plots
- Collecting rents