Ticks and Lyme Disease
Please be aware that ticks can live in long grass on allotment sites. Ticks can carry Lyme disease which can be transmitted to humans and animals. The NHS website has further information on the signs, symptoms and treatment.
Eastbourne Allotments & Garden Society
EAGS manages 1,178 allotments over 14 sites on behalf of Eastbourne Borough Council - to apply for a plot you must be a resident of Eastbourne.
The standard allotment measures 5 rods or 126 square metres. For the 2020/21 rent year the annual cost including water is £0.55 per square metre, £68.67 for a 5 Rod Plot. In your first year a deposit is also paid of £65.00.
Maps and addresses of all our sites can be found in the Allotments menu tab where you can also print off an application form. Completed forms should be sent to the EAGS Office. Alternatively pop into the office at Gorringe Road to complete your form and find out more information.
The office is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9.00 to 12.00.