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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Arvon Road Allotment Group

Arvon Road Allotment Group
(Photo: Colin Wing)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:00–17:00

Activities

Members from Arvon Road Allotments on hand to explain the site’s history and show visitors around. Refreshments available.

Entrance

Arvon Road
Nearest postcode: N5 1PR

Buses

43, 271, 153, 263

Stations

Drayton Park, Holloway Road, Arsenal

Access

Only the top tier of the allotments will be open to the public. This is a flat area with paving along the side. Access to the wood is via a woodland path and is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Local residents created allotments on disused land at the Arvon Road site in the late 1970s, using funds from Greater London Council (GLC) and Islington Council’s Operation Clean Up. The allotment design is noteworthy as it is terraced down to the neighbouring freight railway line, with access to the lower level only possible by ladders. There is also a small mixed woodland and pond. The site has strong community links to the network of streets around it. It has historical significance as it was created by GLC funding in the 1970s and has always been independently managed and self-funded.

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:00–17:00

Activities

Members from Arvon Road Allotments on hand to explain the site’s history and show visitors around. Refreshments available.

Entrance

Arvon Road
Nearest postcode: N5 1PR

Buses

43, 271, 153, 263

Stations

Drayton Park, Holloway Road, Arsenal

Access

Only the top tier of the allotments will be open to the public. This is a flat area with paving along the side. Access to the wood is via a woodland path and is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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