Sports, leisure and the Arts Allotments in Manchester

So you think you might want an allotment?

Allotment site waiting lists - November 2020

Unfortunately, due to the very high demand during the Covid-19 lockdown, all our allotment site waiting lists are currently closed to new applications. If you applied before 30 October 2020 we will contact you when a plot becomes available, but are unable to update you on your current position in the waiting list.

Growing Manchester is a community food growing programme that helps to support local people and food growing projects to achieve our shared ambition to grow and live sustainably.  Find out more on joining a local food growing group 

The benefits of having an allotment

If you enjoy working outdoors and like a challenge then an allotment could be perfect for you. Allotments can be hard work at times but seeing your fruit and vegetables grow is reward enough.

  • Enjoying growing your own fruit and vegetables throughout the whole year;
  • Great way to exercise by using nature’s natural gym;
  • Enjoy seeing your allotment thrive, which means improved happiness and well-being;
  • Good way to make new friends and work with like-minded people;
  • Saving money by growing your own food; and
  • Doing your bit for the environment. Protecting an open green space and maintaining habitats for hundreds of wildlife species.

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