Allotments

Notice to all allotment tenants - Bonfires on allotments

If you already have an allotment with Salisbury City Council we would really welcome your feedback, and would be grateful if you could complete our Allotment Tenant Survey which should take no more than 10 minutes of your time.

Why have an allotment?

Allotments are a great way of producing homegrown, healthy fruit and vegetables at low cost

Allotments are good for the environment 

Allotments are a great way of keeping fit and enjoying the fresh air

Allotments are a really sociable place so are great for meeting new people and making friends

Allotments are a place to unwind, relax and take time out from a hectic life style

Allotments can be a brilliant family activity – or suit those who want a hobby of their own!

What do I need to think about before I take on an allotment?

Read our Frequently Asked Questions About our allotments

 

How many allotments does the council have?

There are currently 760 plots across 12 different sites around the city:

The Butts; Coldharbour Lane; Cow Lane; Fisherton Farm A; Fisherton Farm B; Fisherton Farm C; London Road; Stratford Road; The Tunnel; Warres Acre; Westwood & Wiltshire Road.

 

Location Maps of City allotment sites:

Allotments in Salisbury

Allotments North Salisbury

Allotments South Salisbury

Allotments East Salisbury

Allotments West Salisbury

Most of our sites have a waiting list. If you would like to know more please contact us.

 

photo of the allotments   sunny day at the allotment

Asset Transfer

Following a transfer of assets from Wiltshire Council to Salisbury City Council on 1 April 2017, the City Council is now responsible for the following areas in the City.

  • Grounds maintenance in many areas where it was previously Wiltshire Council
  • Play areas previously looked after by Wiltshire Council
  • Shopmobility 
  • The Guildhall Square and Market Place
  • Henry Fawcett Statue in the Market Place
  • Poultry Cross
  • Fisherton Clock Tower
  • A range of properties around the city

Bemerton Heath Centre

The Bemerton Heath Centre, run and funded by Salisbury City Council, is based on Pinewood Way within Bemerton Heath and is a place for the whole community.

Bemerton Heath Centre May 2016 resize

The Centre was set up as a venue to provide advice, information and services and as an outreach centre to deliver adult education, promote social inclusion, provide a focal point for the community and offer a place for residents to meet. The Centre’s aims are achieved through a series of regular classes, activities and special events. These include adult education courses, youth clubs, after school activities clubs, over 60s lunch clubs and drop in services. Volunteers, both residents and non-residents of Bemerton Heath, are always welcome to join us to help expand our activities.

Avenue Cemetery

Avenue Cemetery

Avenue Cemetery 15c

The Avenue Cemetery was opened on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 by the Mayor of Salisbury Cllr John Walsh and the Leader of the Council Cllr Jeremy Nettle.

This lawn cemetery is set in a 6 acre green field site off the Avenue Wilton, the design is organic and simple in nature incorporating many sweeping paths supplemented with extensive planting to create intimate spaces.

Avenue Cemetery 14c

There is a central focal point in the form of a memorial garden which has a simple open sided wooden gazebo in the centre.

The cemetery has adult lawn plots, meadow burial areas, cremated remains section, children’s burial area along with a Muslim section.

Avenue Cemetery 12c

The cemetery has water taps throughout and car parking for 25 cars including disabled bays.

When visiting the cemetery please use the bins provided and observe the Cemetery Regulations at all times.

Please see download links for The Cemetery.

Click here to view a copy of the Avenue Cemetery map

The Avenue Cemetery Regulations

There is a detailed map just inside the main gates at the Cemetery.

The Cemetery is open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year.

Address
Avenue Cemetery
The Avenue
Salisbury
Wiltshire

Contact Us

All burial records are based at the Crematorium office. If you wish to contact the office please telephone: (01722) 333632. The opening times are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm. The office is closed at weekends and all public Bank Holidays.

Email: info@salisburycitycouncil.gov.uk

Cemetery grounds are maintained directly by the Salisbury City Council Parks Department. All enquiries regarding the upkeep of the cemetery please contact the Parks Department on: (01722) 342860.

Camping & Caravan Site

The camping and caravanning site is managed on behalf of Salisbury City Council by the Camping and Caravanning Club of Great Britain. The site, in close proximity to the City centre, is open from just before Easter until the beginning of January. You do not have to be a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club to stay at the site.

All queries and bookings are taken either directly via the Club or at the site itself when open. All fees are paid to the Club.

Contact details:

Phone: 01722 320713 (Hudson’s Field campsite reception – during the season)

Phone: Camping and Caravanning Club 0870 243 3331

Website: www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk