Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru | National Assembly for Wales

Y Pwyllgor Newid Hinsawdd, Amgylchedd a Materion Gwledig | Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

Ymchwiliad Rhandiroedd | Allotments Inquiry


Ymateb gan : Cyngor Cymuned St Arvans

Evidence from : St Arvans Community Council



The Welsh Government’s strategic approach;


We are not particularly aware of any strategic approach to the provision of allotments or growing spaces.


The approach taken by local authorities across Wales; and


When asked, MCC replied that there was no land available for allotments in our village. We were provided with interesting information on projects we could engage with on hedging, wildflower meadows etc but have no land really.


How we can maximise the health, community and environmental benefits of allotments and community growing.


We would like to offer community growing opportunities as we know that there are social and health and well-being benefits (and get marked down in the 'best kept village competition' accordingly!) but facilities and opportunities are few.