CAST - Community Aquaponics Smallholding & Training Facility

C.A.S.T - Community Aquaponics Smallholding & Training Facility based in rural Kingsley, Cheshire WA6.
Its a community agriculture start-up project supported by UrbanAg CIC.
C.A.S.T provides a friendly place for local people to work together, while learning about animal husbandry, farm skills, aquaponics, and crafts.

Our facilities:-

  • Six acre smallholding in quiet rural location.
  • Large workshop / classroom with lighting and power.
  • Small Commercial Aquaponics system.
  • Teaching Aquaponics system(s).
  • Greenhouse.
  • Stables.
  • Camping area.
  • Large pond.
  • Various livestock and poultry.
  • Local village is easy walking distance (pub, cafe, shop, bus-stop).


Our plan at C.A.S.T is to provide for the wider community:-
-- access to fresh ethically produced local foods;
-- agricultural smallholding related work experience;
-- practical training courses of various types;
-- possibly a few part time jobs;
-- option for unused excess produce going to the local food bank.

Roddy Lane Kingsley
FRODSHAM, Cheshire WA6 8HG
United Kingdom
Cheshire GB