Parish and Town Councils have a duty and they also have a power! This course explains the complex legal background to allotments and the formalities in running them.  It explains the management of allotments, the problems that can occur and how best to deal with them.   


This course is recommended for all clerks and their deputies and also councillors who are part of an Allotment Committee.  


Course content

  • Legal background

  • How to go about finding allotments

  • How to set up an allotment site

  • How best to manage an allotment site

  • How to deal with those tricky situations which can arise on allotments (and avoiding issues arising in the future)

When & where

This course last ran in February 2020. We'll run this again in 2021 - let us know if you are interested

£60 includes refreshments, an appetising lunch, course pack and a course certificate

20% discount for NPTS subscribers: £48


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This course ran for the first time in February 2018 and feedback was 100% satisfaction.  We'll let you know the 26 February 2020 course feedback shortly.


Clerks can gain 2 CPD points from attending this course.

Details of our booking process, payment and cancellation policy can be found on the Training page.

Thank you for a most helpful day and most enjoyable lunch. If that’s the USP I will recommend your courses to my fellow Councillors!

Comments from a course attendee, February 2018

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