Alderley Edge Allotments and Gardens Society Ltd (AEAGS) has signed a new 20-year lease with the Parish Council, enabling allotment holders to garden on the Heyes Lane site for many years to come.
Andy Burnett, Chairman, AEAGS said "We at AEAGS are delighted the site is now on a secure footing for the foreseeable future enabling us to focus on developing our plots and honing our horticultural skills."
To coincide with the National Allotments Week, which takes place between August 9th and 15th, they will be opening their gates on Saturday 14th August between 10am-4pm.
Past members, new members, interested parties and local residents are invited to view our site and members will be happy to answer your questions.
Maureen Carey, Secretary of AEAGS said "Alderley Edge has three separate allotment sites; Heyes Lane, Beech Close and Chorley Hall Lane. Of the three sites, two are located away from the public eye but the Heyes Lane allotments are constantly on display. With this in mind the drive is to improve the allotments, winning people hearts and minds over in support of the site.
"The Society has already made good progress, the new pedestrian and main gate transformed the main entrance making access far easier and with the new orchard in place, spring bulbs planted and roses now providing a welcome display of colour, the overall message is clear – the site looks more attractive, loved and cared for than in many a year."
Additionally, a 3-year plan is being developed by the Heyes Lane Board. The team is aiming to transform Heyes Lane Allotments into an asset of which the village can be proud. Any interested parties who might wish to support this initiative should email Andy Burnett, Chair AEAGS at [email protected].