Haslemere Allotments, Northfields, Ealing W13
Haslemere Allotments is an allotment site situated in a quiet residential area in West London.Find out more
News & Events
We were lucky with the weather again for this month’s community work day.
As autumn fades into winter, here’s a brief round-up of what’s been happening.
Panels and smaller fragments of asbestos cement have been removed from the site.
"Community gardening provides untold benefits, boosting peoples' health and wellbeing and strengthening the ties that bring neighbourhoods together."
– Royal Horticultural Society
"Considering that allotments may play a vital role in developing active and healthy lifestyles, governments and local authorities might do well to protect and enhance them."
– Agnes van den Berg, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Spending half an hour a week on an allotment results in an instant reduction in stress and fatigue, as well as boosting self-esteem, vigour and a general feeling of good health
– Scientists Essex & Westminster Universities
"Grow Your Own food in urban settings has also been associated with improved diet and exercise for those involved which more than compensates for higher loads of environmental pollutants in these settings"
– J Leake