Eltham and Avery Hill Gardens Society
Eltham and Avery Hill Gardens Society

Welcome to the Eltham and Avery Hill Gardens Society website

 

We were founded 70 years ago by local residents, including our late Chairman and President, Charles Strangwige, to promote gardening and allotment activity in the Avery Hill and Eltham Park areas and we are still going strong today. Many of our members are tenants at Pippenhall allotments on the Bexley Road and other local allotment sites.

 

We organise various events throughout the year and run a shop selling a range of popular garden products. The shop is open every Sunday morning at Pippenhall Allotments- see the shop section for more details or better still pop along on a Sunday morning to see for yourself. 

 

If you would like to know more about us, or would like to join please get in touch using the contact form 

 

We look forward to meeting you soon.

 

Pippenhall Allotment News

The allotment shop is now closed for the winter and it will re-open on Sunday February 6th 2022 when the opening hours will be 10am to midday.

Please note that the water supply has been turned off for the winter and the toilets are closed.

 

Pippenhall Allotments Notice

A plot holder at Pippenhall Allotments has asked if anybody would be interested in this crate to possibly use as a compost frame.
If interested please call 07894 711765 to arrange to collect from Eltham 

Pippenhall Allotment Notice

 

I HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY A PLOT HOLDER THAT GREEN WASTE ETC FROM ANOTHER PLOT IS BEING DUMPED ON THEIR PLOT. THIS HAS BEEN REPORTED TO THE COUNCIL. I WOULD LIKE TO REMIND ALL PLOT HOLDERS THAT THIS IS NOT PERMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. ANY PLOT HOLDER THAT IS SEEN/CAUGHT/REPORTED DUMPING ANY FORM OF RUBBISH/GREEN WASTE ON ANOTHER PLOT OR ANYWHERE ON THE SITE INCLUDING THE PATHS WILL HAVE THEIR TENANCY TERMINATED. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REMOVE ALL UNWANTED ITEMS AND WASTE FROM THE SITE. PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL OF OTHER PLOT HOLDERS!

 

Pat Middleton Site Representative- December 31st 2021

68th Annual Show Saturday 4th September 2021

A report is available on the Annual Show page and photos on the Gallery page. The 69th annual show will take place on Saturday 10th September 2022.

 

 

Update on allotment toilets and having bonfires as of July 29th

The Royal Borough of Greenwich have now allowed the toilets to reopen. We ask that you use your own hand sanitizer before using the toilets.

 

Bonfires on site are still not permitted until further notice

Reminder about car use on site at Pippenhall

Please do NOT drive down the centre path at Pippenhall if it’s raining or there has been heavy rain, or use the bottom of the site to turn your car around. The path and the ground at the bottom of the site gets extremely wet and often floods as the water does not drain away quickly.

 

 

WHEELBARROWS
Just a reminder that the wheelbarrows are NOT to be taken and used off site. They are for use ON SITE ONLY by those plot holders that have purchased a key to the locker storage shed, please do not keep them on your plot overnight and always return them to the storage room after use.

 

 

Pat Middleton
Site Rep - Pippenhall Allotments

 

Please see attached this advice from the Royal Borough of Greenwich about bonfires- click on the image to see the full size version

Pippenhall Allotments availability- 

There are no vacant plots currently available as of January 2022 with over 50 people on the waiting list with the council. Please note that all enquiries about allotment availability or joining the waiting list for an allotment should be made with the Royal Borough of Greenwich via their website. We are unable to help with enquiries about allotment availability. Please see the allotments webpage for more information.

Site last updated on January 12th 2022 with  Pippenhall allotment update from the site rep.

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