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Uckfield Town Council in association with Staverton Nursery



Allotment Competition 2018

The Results

In July, two independent judges from Staverton Nursery assessed each of the allotments and allocated points in accordance with the criteria and the winners were announced and awarded their prizes at the Allotment Conference 2018. 













Allotment winners were presented with their prizes on the night by Uckfield Mayor Cllr Spike Mayhew.
Left to right: Mrs Berry, Cllr Spike Mayhew, Joshua Grzelak, Mr Manning, Mr Powell, Mrs Turner

Best kept allotment

The prize of £25 in garden vouchers for the best kept allotment on each of the five allotment sites in Uckfield were awarded as follows:

  • West Park - Mr Mark Dawkins

  • Bell Lane - Mr Steve Powell

  • Ridgewood - Mrs Murray

  • Framfield Road - Mr Manning

  • Bird in Eye - Mrs Turner

The judges had no hesitation in deciding the overall winner in this category whose name will be added to the plaque held at the Civic Centre

Overall winner – Mr Manning

The most creative allotment

The prize of £25 in garden vouchers was awarded to Mrs Heather Berry whose allotment was judged on the imaginative and creative use of space alongside the use of sustainable and innovative growing techniques.

The tallest sunflower

This category was open to children under 16. The winner, who got his seeds in very early in the spring and grew a sunflower 2.95m tall was Joshua Grzelak. Well done Joshua! He also received a prize of £25 in garden vouchers.


Uckfield Town Council would like to thank Staverton Nursery for sponsoring and judging this competition and for providing all the prizes.