Landscapers in Peebles are declining to abandon their portions regardless of a court voting down them.
The 52 plots sit inside a more extensive area of land possessed by Ayr-based organization Moorbrook Textiles.
Albeit the designations affiliation recently won an enticement for forestall being moved, the landowner has now effectively impeded a local area takeover.
Moorbrook Textiles declined to remark on the new decision.
The whole 5.6 sections of land (2.3 hectares) has likewise now been recorded available to be purchased as an improvement site.
Since Moorbrook shut down its March Street Mill in 2015, with the deficiency of 87 positions, a tussle has followed between the adjoining distribution holders and the organization.
The Scottish government’s requests division favored the grounds-keepers during an underlying arranging application to assemble 69 houses.
Peebles Community Trust likewise took forward proposition for a local area acquisition of the whole site, with plans for 30 reasonable homes and a consideration office, while holding the portions in general.
Yet, last month a decision at Selkirk Sheriff Court saw the site eliminated from the option to-purchase register.
A few potential purchasers have seen the land since it went available last week as an improvement opportunity.
The designation holders answered the court administering by holding an open day, where many marks and remarks were added to a Wall of Discontent.
Seat of Peebles Allotments Association, Ian Mewett, accepts support for the assignments has never been more grounded.
He said: “When we initially began battling against being moved in 2016 we went down onto the High Street and assembled 1,500 marks in four hours.
“Individuals of Peebles are right behind us and, while the court administering is frustrating, we have them on our side.
“Our message to potential engineers is that we will battle the entire way to keep our portions.”
As well as 52 separate apportioning plots, the affiliation has local area regions, wild blossom segment and even offices for the town’s ‘in-sprout’ gatherings.
Distributions affiliation secretary John Falla said: “We are extremely worried that while the Scottish government’s message is to develop, develop, develop and everyone ought to have a designation, there are 52 holder in Peebles who are probably going to lose theirs.”
Moorbrook Textiles likewise declined to remark on the resulting deal posting of the site.