Manchester City Council

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Sports, leisure & the Arts Allotments in Manchester

How to apply

There may be a waiting list for a plot at your chosen allotment site, priority will be given to Manchester residents first.

When you are offered a plot you will need to sign a simple tenancy agreement, which sets out your rights and responsibilities.


The rent is charged as an annual fee and invoiced in October each year and due for payment on 1 November.

The charge now is 20p per square metre 

Full sized plots vary between 167m² - 334m². There are a limited number of smaller plots and plots with raised bed access for disabled access.

Rent discounts of 50% are available for old age pensioners and those claiming unemployment benefit.

If you are interested in applying for an allotment read our plotholders' guide

If you have an enquiry, which is not covered in the above information, please email

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