Written permission must
be received from the field steward before any bees
or hives are brought onto allotment land.
may only be kept if the tenant is a paid-up,
registered member of the BBKA (British
Bee Keepers' Society).
This membership will cover the bee-keeper with
public liability insurance. Proof of BBKA membership
must be shown to the field steward before installing
hives. Any hives can only be installed once the BBKA
membership card has been shown to the Field Steward
or Committee Secretary.
siting of hives is complex and due consideration
must be given to neighbours and the location of
hedges to avoid distress to any neighbours. Detailed
negotiations will be needed before hives are located
and permission is granted by the field steward.
bee-keeper's contact details must be displayed on a
notice on the plot in case of swarming.
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