Brownfield Road Allotments

The Allotments found on Brownfield Road are the secret garden of Shard End. Not only will you find an abundance of award-winning fruit, vegetables, flowers and the occasional chicken but you also find a hub of community life and spirit.  We are now managing 2 beehives (instruction for beekeeping could be provided) for honey production.

We teach horticulture and maintain fruit and veg gardens at two local schools and a church ( St Richards, Lea Village).

The group in conjunction with Probationary Service, provide 2000 working hours for Pay In the Community.

For the second year running Brownfield Rd has been awarded “The Frank Carter Memorial Trophy” (The Best Managed Site in Birmingham).

Whether its the annual Brownfield Road Allotments open day or the Christmas Grotto or a Macmillian Coffee morning, the Allotments really do offer something for everyone.

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Dave Taylor 07773206635

Brownfield Rd Allotments, are holding their 54th annual show

The annual show is to be held at the Brownfield road site on Saturday, 16th August between 10:00 and 15:00.

The association has recently installed three bee hives.


The bees will have access to the association’s thousands of flowers and blooms then producing their own unique brand of  honey. The honey will be available to buy at the open day.



Historical footnote. To view the advert for the first annual show from the “Castle Bromwich Advertiser & Shard End News” (Friday Aug. 19 1960) click on the link below:

Brownfield Allotments first annual show, 20 August 1960


2 thoughts on “Brownfield Road Allotments

  1. Andrew Simpson May 6, 2016 at 8:03 pm Reply

    Hello I am interested in an allotment and would like some information please

    • shardendcommunities May 6, 2016 at 8:47 pm Reply

      Hello Andrew. Can you please phone Dave Taylor on 07773 206635 to enquire about Brownfield Road Allotments. He will be able to give you all the information you need. Good luck, it is a really lovely allotment with a great atmosphere.

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