Garden aid for elderly or disabled council tenants

The garden aid scheme is no longer accepting applications for 2024.

This service is provided for our tenants who are elderly or disabled and who do not have any abled bodied person living with them who could look after the garden.

To be eligible, tenants must meet all 3 of these requirements:

  • Be over 60 years of age or receiving Personal Independence Payment
  • Be receiving Housing Benefit (or the housing element of Universal Credit)
  • Have no able-bodied person living with them or nearby who can carry out the work