This webinar about the Site Facilities / Health and Safety aspects of Allotment Management will cover:

  • Site accessibility
  • What types of facilities can be included on site?
  • What policies and procedures need to be covered?
  • The importance of plot cultivation and inspection
  • Health and Safety risk assessments, insurance and implications for volunteers carrying out maintenance on site
  • Security for sites
  • Practical tips, using examples from day-to-day problems

This webinar will usually last between 45 minutes – 1.5 hours (dependent on the number of questions / queries received in the session).



Wednesday 25 September, 2:00pm – 3:30pm


Members: £30 + VAT
Non-Members: £35 + VAT

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This was an extremely helpful webinar giving lots of information on how we can manage our allotment sites more effectively with greater emphasis on the provision of information to our tenants and also on consultation.
Cllr Ann Gibson, Hailey Parish Council

About the Trainer

Tyler Harris is the Legal Adviser for the National Allotment Society (NAS) which is a membership organisation dedicated to the protection and preservation of allotments. The NAS has been around for almost 100 years and acts as the voice of the allotment movement in discussions with government bodies,  helps provide its members with benefits such as discounted seeds and insurance, and helps to defend allotments that are under threat of disposal.

Tyler has been with the NAS for over 5 years and his day-to-day role is to provide free initial legal advice to NAS members. He deals with a range of issues such as handling leftover possessions, changes to lease agreements and issuing warnings for breaches of rules. Tyler also manages the Allotment Officer Forums that are arranged by the NAS, to help bring council staff who have responsibility for allotments to come together and discuss any issues that they may have.


Tyler Harris - Trainer photo

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