"There is no legislation about distance from footpaths or neighbours. Very occasionally Beekeepers end up in court, pursued by next door, but they almost always win. Effectively, you have a right to keep bees if you want to. Having said…"
"If the neighbours on ajoining plots are amenable, it should be OK. I have bees on an allotment where this is the case, but I know of other Beekeepers who give up keeping them on allotments because of animosity from other plot holders. It's…"