Watery Lane Allotment & Leisure Garden Association

Our Association, formed 2009, works in partnership with Codsall Parish Council who own and administer Watery Lane Allotment & Leisure Gardens. The aim of the association is to promote the interests of all members in their gardening activities and to conduct negotiations as necessary to improve the facilities at the site.







  • Program for raised beds

    This year we are moving forward with the building the first of a limited number of raised beds for use of the less able members of the community.  Material for the first of the raised bed has been ordered and work is due to get under way in April.

    Follow the link in the menu panel for more detail.


  • Green Flag

    We achieved the Green Flag Community Award for the third year and we've applied again for the award this year.  Our application has been accepted and this year we will be subject of a "mystery shopper" inspection, which could take place any time between now and autumn.


  • Bird Feeding Area

    With the help of the Community Payback Scheme the bird feeding area has been refurbished and parts of the area have been prepared for the planting of flowers. 


  • Plot Inspections

    Under the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation, the Parish Council will no longer be able to supply the Association with name and address details of existing or new plot holders.  Therefore the Association will be contacting existing and new plot holders in person to obtain permission to maintain a list of Association members in accordance with the requirements of the regulation.


  • Improvements This Year

    40 ton of crushed Limestone has been delivered and work on repairing the main drive is likely to start in May.  The road will have to be closed for half a day, so please be patient.  A notice of closure will be posted at the entrance to the road.  Work continues on maintenance of the pathways and parking areas. You may have noticed that the main gate and posts have been refurbished. It looks like the work on the new wild flower area running parallel to the brook went very well and will be in full bloom later in the year. Mick has already been busy cutting the main grassed areas.


  • Polytunnel

    Although the Polytunnel looks full at the moment,  if you need some space, please ask Dennis and I'm sure he will find an area for you. However, we do have to be some guidelines on use, so please adhere to the following:
     
    Use restricted to members of the Association.
    Should only to be used for;
                    Propagation in pots or trays
                    Overwintering in pots or trays
                    Plants growing in pots or trays               
                    Small plants like tomatoes or peppers OK               
                    Wiry Plants like cucumbers No!
                    Large shrubs No!

    Please try to keep your plants together in an area on the ample bench space and ensure they are clearly labelled and identified with your name or plot number. In such a confined space, disease control is important to stop spread to other holder’s plants.  As the area is to be shared by all members, please avoid being too greedy with the space. Also members retain responsibility for watering their own plants.

    Anyone using the facility does so at their own risk as neither the association nor the Parish Council can accept responsibility for any loss or damage. 


  • Annual BBQ 2017

    The sun shone!  Everyone seemed to enjoy the day. Food, drink, sun and the children having fun, what more could you want.  With ticket money, raffle takings and donations for Ian's beer the association benefited by £220.


The Allotments

Welcome to Watery Lane Allotment & Leisure Gardens.

We are situated on the edge of Codsall and Bilbrook on Watery Lane.
It is a lovely peaceful site, bordered by a stream and fields.
Click the images for more details:

Yes it's wet,
but getting dryer


Take a tour of the site,
6th April 2018

https://youtu.be/EkMWVZiQ3Cc

Bird Feeding Area




BBQ September 2017


Green Flag Award 2018
3rd consecutive year