Located at Northfield, Haxby Road, the University has a number of allotment gardens which are now available for staff.
How much does it cost?
Rates for Year 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018
|Plot Size||Full Charge||Concession Charge|
|150m2 (1 plot)||£88.00||£53.00|
|300m2 (2 plots)||£110.00||£66.00|
|450m2 (3 plots)||£143.00||£85.80|
I don’t think I’d be able to cope with a full plot
The University is able to offer half size plots of 75m2 at a reduced rate.
You are entitled to a 40% concession from the full rent if you are:
- In receipt of a state pension.
- Registered disabled.
- Receiving income related or means tested benefits e.g Income Support or Working Tax Credit.
Terms and Conditions
When you first rent an allotment you will be asked to pay a deposit of £40, or £20 for concessions. If you decide to give up your allotment the deposit will be returned to you, providing you leave the plot in the condition in which you took it on, or better.
The yearly rental is subject to annual review on 01 April.
Where the tenancy commences on or between 01 April and 30 June in any year, a full year’s rental charges will be payable for that year, ending 31 March.
Where the tenancy commences on or between 01 July and 30 November in any year, one half of the year’s rental charges will be payable for that year, ending 31 March.
Where the tenancy commences on or between 01 December and 31 March in any year, no rental charges will be payable for that year, ending 31 March.
If I cease employment with YSJ University do I have to give up the plot?
Should your employment with YSJ University cease for any reason your tenancy will continue in line with the tenancy agreement.
Estate Management and Development
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