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    Aberdeenplotter is offline Gardening Guru
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    £77 for a full plot in Aberdeen. No services at all. Not even perimiter fencing. 50% Discount for pensioners. Women at age 60, men at age 65.

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    be great if folks would indicate their exact area, town name, Council or whatever.
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    £8 per rod, so £40 for most plots. Includes water, periodic muck & chipping deliveries, security fencing. Association membership is £3 and you get a shop on 2 of the sites. £10 returnable deposit for the key.
    This is in Worthing, West Sussex

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    I'm in London so its pricey. It's £7 a pole. And I think £1 a pole for water and £5 membership. As I've just taken on an extra 16 poles it's going to be pricey.

    We get wood chip and soil improver/council compost for virtually free. There is a shop at the weekends, deliveries of manure and skips twice a year. No loo at the moment, but keen to get one!

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    £20.50 for 1/2 plot, we have water supply and secure storage and reasonable secure fencing all around. There is also a polytunnel, which is padlocked by the resident disabled group so we dont actually have access to use it; there is a portacabin which has a toilet, also locked by the disabled group so no access to that either, but there is a commode in the lockup that I have a key to; theres no electricity; no manure or compost, no woodchip, no shop, no skips, no insurance. we are allowed a shed/greenhouse no more than 8x6ft total, if we can erect it, no paving on the plots, no fencing between the plots, only a very narrow path to access the plot wheelbarrow just about squeezes down there.
    one of the founding members has a generator and some pretty good equipment which he allows everyone to use they just provide petrol for the generator, however as my plot is at the furthest point on site, moving this heavy equipment from the lockup would be a huge effort.

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    Individual plot pro rata for size based on £20 for 5 rods - although most plots are less than this now
    Free for pensioners Free water march to october and the site is fenced and gated, there's a £5 key deposit.

    Water has been 'discussed' a lot for the last 2 years and I think it will be charged for soon, but there's a lot of debate over how to do it fairly, cos some people use enough to fill a swimming pool some rarely use it.

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    We're in Sheffield - £37.90 inc water. There are discounts for pensioners and half-plots. The plots are generally pretty large, and we have an allotment committee and subsidised shop. The cost is set to double this year though - we usually get an invoice in January, and we're expecting to see that the annual cost will now exceed £70.00.
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    £28 half plot (100 square metres) £35 full plot. One water tap for 18 full plots and fortunately we are right next to it! 50% discount for OAPs and those who don't work - have to receive benefits. SDDC are the supposed overseers. No perimeter fencing, no toilets, no permanent structures allowed.
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