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This page has links to articles or other papers relevant to allotments. We like to be able to back up the content of the website with more detailed factual information; this is where to find it.
Wildlife on allotments - information and advice about encouraging/conserving wildlife on allotment sites (Natural England 2007)
Asset of Community Value - A process for registering land or property of value to the community so that the community has an opportunity to bid for it in the event the owner wishes to sell or lease it for another use. Duxford allotments are a designated ACV.
Allotment disposal guidance: safeguards and alternatives (2014) - Government guidance on how the legal requirements concerning the disposal (sale or lease) of an allotment site for other purposes (usually developement) must be met by local authorities.
Judgement in the Watford Farm Terrace allotments case (2014) - The full judgement in the case of Moore, Trebar & Wakeling v The Department for Communities and Local Government & Watford Borough Council 31 Oct 2014.
Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 - Section 7 deals with allotment provision in Scotland
Social, health and wellbeing benefits of allotments - Study of five allotment sites in Newcastle (Global Urban Research Unit, Newcastle University, 2012)
Health benefits of urban allotment gardening - Study of perceived health benefits of allotment gardening (Japan)
(International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017)