Residential and Community Gardening


Alice Park Community GardenAlice Park Community Garden first began in 2010 when a local resident and member of Transition Larkhall discovered a piece of waste ground in an 8-acre park, east of the city. Recognising its potential, she obtained permission from the Council, and together with other members of Transition Larkhall, created raised vegetable beds, fruit trees, a social area with log seating and a wildlife pond. It is regularly used for community and educational activities, and the volunteers have now secured £20,000 from the Big Lottery’s Community Spaces Fund to develop it further.  a new path for disabled access has been built as has a sensory garden and a green oak shelter built by the local community and local students. 

Monksdale Road Allotments.

The allotments are a Bath MIND "Green links" project  offering people with mental and physical health issues the opportunity to engage in gardening activities

Dave Angell, Best Private Allotment

The Bath Area Garden Share Project

The Bath Area Garden Share project has been set up as a solution to the long waiting list for allotments in the area. The project is the initiative of Transition Bath, working with Bath and North East Somerset Allotments Association and Bath Organic Group. Supply of gardens has exceeded demand. Bath and North East Somerset Council is bringing the scheme to the awareness of allotment plot applicants with the aim of reducing waiting lists. Three other sites have been created and handed over for community allotment users around the city, allowing people to learn and enjoy gardening.