The group formed a Community Interest Company (CIC) called the Delaware Allotment Community Interest Company and from 1 October 2019, they are now the owners and managers of the site.
They will now take forward their ambitious plans which includes the installation of a poly tunnel to promote all-year round growing, raising the soil levels on some plots to improve drainage as well as access for some disabled residents, improving car parking provision, improving access for disabled people.
The CIC also have plans to engage with more people across Knowsley including Adult Social Care services, schools and colleges to help develop and deliver a wide range of programmes.
As a CIC, the group can now access a range of funding streams to help further develop the allotment space and maintain it as a sustainable space.
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