The National Allotment Society - National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd

AGM and Conference 2020

Our 90th Anniversary AGM will be held on 6 June 2020 at Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel, Otley Road, Leeds LS16 8AG.

For delegates who are staying for the weekend we cannot recommend any specific hotel, however, we have negotiated the following rates with the Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel:

£85 per room, per night- BB (based on two adults sharing a classic double or twin room)
A single/double room for single occupancy is £75 per room per night BB.

When booking your hotel please quote the National Allotment Society to enjoy this reduced rate.

For alternative accommodation, please visit Tourist Information 

Provisional Agenda

09:00      Arrival / Registration / Refreshments

10:00      Welcome to AGM

10:25      Apologies for absence


10:30      Governance Committee Address and Report - Chairperson of Committee

Outline of administration for meeting
Election of Tellers

10:40      Acceptance of Report and Proceedings of the 2019 AGM

10:45      Presentation of Annual Report - Chairperson

11:00      Company Secretary’s Report – Company Secretary

11:15       Treasurers Report and Adoption of Inspected Accounts year ended 31 January 2020

Appoint Accountants

Vote – Independent review

11:30      Nominations

11:45      Motions 1 and 2

12:15      Honorary Awards

Honorary Life member
Jim Tandy Award
Geoff Stokes Award

12:45      Raffle and Close of Business

13:00      Lunch served

14:30      Visit to Harlow Carr the RHS Garden nr Harrogate. Harlow Carr captures the essence of Yorkshire within a beautiful garden setting, it inspires and delights all ages with its innovative design, creative planting and practical ideas to take home. Members will enjoy a 60-minute exclusive guided tour of the garden followed by time to visit the tea room,  gift shop and plant centre. The coach will leave Harlow Carr at 5.00pm for the journey back to the Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel. We are asking for a small deposit for this excursion of £10.  This will be refunded to you on your attendance at Harlow Carr. Please send your deposit to Head office as soon as possible to secure a place or at the latest with your proxy form.

CLICK HERE to download this draft agenda as a pdf

CLICK HERE to download the AGM attendance information letter that came with  Issue 4 of the ALG magazine.