Our Allotment Story
The Allotment Project has been developed as a result of requests from service users for a safe gardening space to call their own
The space has been specially allocated and designed to address a need for a bespoke and safe space for adults with learning disabilities to develop and take ownership of in the way they wish.
A Community Venture
The allotment is a shared space, providing an important opportunity for a group of people at risk of social exclusion to integrate and enjoy greater independence.
We have engaged with a number of local organisations who wish to be come involved, either to obtain a small space of their own or to refer individuals to the project.
Increase community involvement
Reduce isolation and promote social skills
Promote a healthy lifestyle and healthy eat
Promote environmentally sustainable practices
Provide opportunities to learn new skills and develop new hobbies
Promote healthy lifestyles and mental wellbeing
Increase confidence and self-esteem
Provide a safe-space to relax, socialise and build friendships
Socialising and Companionship
The allotment is designed to provide a chance to form important social relationships