Saturday, 23 September 2017

Allotment Trading Huts

For a small membership fee many large allotment sites have trading huts which enable you to purchase all your gardening needs at reasonable prices and are more convenient than going to your local garden centre as long as your happy to shop on a Sunday morning.

Most of these trading huts are not only open to the plot holders but some are also open to gardeners in the surrounding area. Most are no profit making and are staffed by volunteers any profits go back into the association or get donated to charity. So if you have taken on an Allotment or are growing vegetables from home check out your surrounding Allotments and find out where they are located.  

Trading Huts in the London Borough of Sutton

OK as my plots are in the Borough here are the local Trading Huts.

Belmont Allotment between Cotswold Road and Brighton Road Sutton SM2 5NJ Only open to plot holders who have paid to join their allotment association and is open on a Sunday 10:30

Web Site - Coming Soon
Facebook Group

Bute Road Allotment - Currently I don't know if this trading hut is open to the general public or not, I'm trying to contact the Site Rep and will update this post when I find out. 

Web Site - No longer Active
Opening Hours:
Saturday mornings from March to May
Sunday 10am to 12 noon

Benhill Crescent Horticultural Society have a trading situated in the entrance at the Benhill Allotment Site, Benhill Road, Sutton. It costs only £2 per year per member of this trading Hut. They are a not-for-profit organisation, so there prices are usually considerably lower than you will find elsewhere. Many items are purchased in bulk by the society and repacked in smaller sizes so that members can benefit from even lower prices.

Opening Hours:
Every Sunday morning (10.00am-12.30pm)
Friday evenings in May and June (6.30pm - 8.00pm)


Gander Green Lane  have a trading hut which is located between the A217, Collingwood Road and Gander Green Lane, Sutton, Surrey.The main entrance is in Collingwood Road and there is a pedestrian entrance in Gander Green Lane.  

Web Site
Opening Hours:
every Sunday morning between 9.30am and midday (closed in December) and between 6pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings from April until August.

Green Wrythe Lane have a trading hut called "Fork Handles" obviously the committee are Two Ronnie fans. They are a not for commercial profit organisation. Any trading profits go back into the Allotment Association. They are committed to a policy of fair and sustainable pricing; and in most cases are lower than local high street shops. It is good to support local shopping, and of course being local you can save money on fuel and parking.

Web Site
Opening Hours:
Every Sunday morning (10am -11am - Longer in the Summer Season)    

Stanley Road Allotment & Garden Society have a trading hut situated in the entrance behind Alexandra Gardens estate in Stanley Road, they stock fine quality hardware, large and small, seeds, potatoes, onions, garlic, fertilisers, and all for an annual fee of just £5.

Opening Hours:
Sun 10am-12.00, Late Marchto Late October

Westmead Road  have a trading hut the entrance to the allotment is at the end of the access road by 33 Colston Avenue, this trading hut is open to the general public.

No Web Site
Opening Hours:
10am - 12 noon Sunday

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