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Explore Boundary Way
- Raised beds
Bed numbers R1 – R6 are used by plot holders with reduced mobility to grow vegetables and other plants throughout the year.
- The Dingle
A communal seating area for plot holders and visitors to enjoy the atmosphere of Boundary Way and meet socially.
- Allotment shop and noticeboards
The allotment shop is run by Penn & District Gardening Society and offers a wide-range of products for everyone’s gardening needs. This area of the allotment is also home to the noticeboards, where plot holders and visitors can find out all about what is going on at Boundary Way, when rent is due and committee meeting dates.
- The Crafty Gardener
The Crafty Gardener provides meaningful day activities, education and employment related support through social enterprise on their allotment plot at the bottom of the Boundary Way site. They support vulnerable adults through their work, which is all based around craft & gardening. View page.
- Accessible plots
Managed by Beacon, a local charity supporting those with sight loss, these plots provide outdoor growing opportunities for people with visual impairment. View page.
- Chalet & hut
Situated in the Community Garden, the Chalet & Hut provide a communal meeting space for plot holders, a variety of events and also groups that visit the site, including the Walking For Health Scheme and pupils from Penn Fields School.
- Heritage Orchard
An orchard, containing varieties of local fruit, including the Tettenhall Dick Pear. This area is communally managed and tended by volunteers with anyone that contributes sharing the produce.
- Wildlife pond
A wildlife pond with decking was created to allow more wildlife to flourish at Boundary Way and has been very successful, attracting wildlife such as newts to the site. It is very popular with visiting school children.
- Storytelling area
An enchanting area of the Community Garden, with seating and a main chair for a storyteller. It is used for workshops, storytelling, open days and school sessions, and is a well loved area of the allotment.
- Paved and sensory gardens
The Sensory Garden is a paved area of the Community Garden with raised beds. Each bed is planted with a variety of strong smelling herbs and brightly colour plants, which have been successfully encouraging sensory engagement with nature at Boundary Way. View page.
- Shed Camera Obscura
A working camera obscura shed, built by the Boundary Way Project, which projects an upside-down image of the plots onto the inside shed wall. It is painted bright blue and can be found at the top of the allotment for all to use. 12. Polytunnel Situated in the Community Garden is the allotment polytunnel. This acts as a communal growing space for plotholders, a workshop classroom for visiting schools and an exhibition space to show work inspired by Boundary Way. View page.
To see how you can help maintain any of these areas of our allotment, please visit our Volunteering page.
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