Allotment rent rise

I read with interest your piece about the National Allotments week. It was good to see Councillor Ian Knighton promoting the benefits of allotmenteering. I could not agree more with his comments. That being the case, why did he and his colleagues increase

I read with interest your piece about the National Allotments week.

It was good to see Councillor Ian Knighton promoting the benefits of allotmenteering. I could not agree more with his comments.

That being the case, why did he and his colleagues increase our rent by over 40 per cent this year, and with the intention of making yet another large increase next year?

RICHARD CANNING, (plot 62 Old Hale Way allotments) Orchard Cottage, Pirton Road, Holwell


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