Syston has a 7 acre allotment on Upper Church Street run and managed by the Syston Town Council. The Allotment Society has a committee of seven members (there is no limit on committee members) consisting of a Chairman, Treasurer and (currently acting) Secretary. The Council supply the water via one tap to serve the 122 allotments. There is at present only a short waiting list for these allotments and if you would like your name adding to the list please contact the Council Offices on 0116 2607150.
Current prices are £12.10 for a half plot and a concessionary rate of £6.05 for the year.
The Benefits of having an allotment:
Allotments are a good way of producing healthy delicious fruit and vegetables at a relatively low cost.
A great way of making new friends with people who share an interest in gardening.
A good way to relax and unwind from the stresses of modern living and provide an excellent form of exercise or all ages.