This Allotment Tenancy Agreement is an ordinary agreement between a private landlord and an individual tenant for the lease of an allotment and is not made under any statutory power. It is not subject to the strict rules regarding repair, insurance, length of lease etc. required of agricultural tenancies made under the Agricultural Tenancies Act or the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1991.
The allotment is let on a yearly basis and the rent is payable twice-yearly. The allotment may not be used for the purpose of any trade or business and the tenant is not permitted to keep any animals on the allotment other than hens or rabbits.
This agreement is suitable for use in England, Wales and Scotland and includes clauses covering:
- parties to the agreement
- the let
- tenancy rent and rates
- tenant's undertakings
- no underletting