Contact

Enquiring about new plots for rent? See our Rents page for more information. Contacting Us Site OfficeLion Road (off Pawsons Road)CroydonSurrey Postal Address13 Mayo RoadWest CroydonSurreyCR0 2QP E-mailbmallotments@gmail.com Plot LettingsBob Pickett TreasurerIlona Ciolek

Plot Sizes

How Do We Measure Plots? Plot sizes are measured in rods, an old Anglo-Saxon unit so-called because it was the length of the rod used to control a team of oxen. A rod is 5.5 yards (5.03metres). There are 4 rods in a chain, that is 22 yards (20.12 metres)  There are 10 chains in a …

Memorial Garden

The Memorial Garden Bensham Manor Plotholders sadly, have seen many dear gardening friends pass on. Plotholders of the day felt it was important that these people should be remembered by the Society and it was decided to make the embankment at the Pitt Road entrance a Memorial garden. A simple wooden cross was erected and …

Plotholders

Information for Plotholders The follow general information may be useful for plotholders. Please also browse the Info > Info for Plotholders menu above to find the information you’re looking for. You can also use the Search. Working Parties On the first Sunday of each month we hold a working party to maintain the site. From 2017 all plotholders …

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The Bensham Manor Allotment Society We are located at the end of Lion Road, Croydon. There are two sites which make up our Society – Lion Road and Bert Road.The land is leased from Croydon Council but we are self managed with a committee handling all lettings and maintenance. We have an area of over …

Annual General Meeting 2018

AGM 2018 Haslemere Hall (click for a map) Please note: New Venue This Year! The AGM was held on Saturday 10th March 2018 at 3pm. Do you have an email address? Let us know – it would be great to be able to email directly with future meetings and let you know of other important dates.

Special General Meeting on Saturday 4th February 2018

This meeting was open to all plotholders discuss several changes to the rules.  Also discussed was a proposal to increase the key deposit from £50 to £100, due to several keys not being returned.  This was voted against by the majority of plotholders present, so was not brought to the AGM in March. Following discussions …