Update on Belmayne Allotments

4th February 2014

Dear Councillor,

In November/December 2013, the North Central Area Office advertised 112 Allotments and 1 Community Garden on Dublin City Council lands in Belmayne, Dublin 13.

We received 210 applications by close of business on Friday 24th January.  On offer to applicants are 68 plots of 64sqm and 44 plots of 30sqm.  To lease the plots for an 11 month period will cost €120 for 64sqm and €60 for 30sqm.

A lottery draw was held on Tuesday 28th January at 10am.  The applicants have been informed by letter whether they were successful or are on a waiting list.

In allocating the Allotments it was decided to allocate the plots to residents from the following local areas s  1) Local Area Plan residents, 2) living in the Fringe of the allotments and 3) residents in North Central Area on a ratio of 2:1:1.


Total No. Applied:                              210

No of Successful:                                112

Waiting List:                                        91

Applicants not in DCC remit:            7

64Sqm                                     68 Plots in total


Total No applied:                      40

50% LAP                                  34 Plots


Total No Applied:                     24

25% Fringes:                           17 Plots


Total No Applied:                      42

25% NCA:                                17 Plots

30sqm                         44 Plots in total


Total No Applied:                     53

50%LAP:                                  22 Plots


Total No Applied:                     20

25% Fringes                            11 Plots


Total No Applied:                     36

25% NCA                                 11 Plots


Due to poor weather conditions the construction work on the site has been delayed.  We would expect that the allotment holders will be on site by mid March.

Should you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact me at 01 222 8852.

Yours sincerely,

Vanessa Carey,

Administrative Officer.