Manchester City Council

Sports, leisure & the Arts Allotments in Manchester

How to apply

There is currently a waiting list for plot across Manchester. Once your application has been processed you will be added to the waiting list of your chosen allotment site, priority will be given to Manchester residents.

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

Rent

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

The charge is 21p per square metre. 

Plot sizes vary depending on the allotment site. There are a limited number of smaller plots and plots with disabled access.

Discounts of 50% are available for: Residents aged 60 and above, if you claim unemployment benefit, disabled plot holder and if you are a student.

If you are interested in applying, read our plotholders' guide

If you have an enquiry, which is not covered in the above information, please email parks@manchester.gov.uk.

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