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There are 32 allotment sites within Glasgow, of which over half are on land owned or leased by Glasgow City Council.

The Council's Allotment  Rules and Regulations (PDF) [255KB] (opens new window) have recently been updated following a consultation with Glasgow's allotment and growing community. These Rules apply to sites on land owned, or leased by, Glasgow City Council.

Where can I find my nearest allotment?

Use the map below to find Allotments sites near you. Alternatively, you can view the Allotments map in your Browser.

Allotments Map Legend


Am I eligible?

To be eligible for renting an allotment plot in Glasgow applicants must be aged 18 or over and must reside within the Glasgow City boundary. Third sector organisations and community groups with registered addresses within the City boundary are also eligible to apply.

How much does it cost?

The cost for plot rental per year depends on the size of the allotment plot. The sizing guidelines are listed below.

  • Full pot (125 m2 and larger)
  • Half plot (from 50m2 to 124m2)
  • Fractional plot (under 50m2)

The table below details rental fees by plot size, over the next 5 years.

Allotment costs
PeriodPlot Size
 Full PlotFull Plot ConcessionHalf PlotHalf Plot ConcessionFractional Plot

There may also be an Allotment Association membership fee that would be required to be paid.

How do I apply for an allotment?

Please fill in the online Allotment Waiting List Application form or download and submit the Application form (Word doc) [40KB] (opens new window) by email or post (see 'Contact us' section below for the details).

To find out how we will process and use your personal information in connection with this request please see our Privacy Statement.

There are several sites in the City that operate separate waiting lists. Please refer to our Information sheet (PDF) [19KB] (opens new window) .

Please note that waiting times for allotment plots vary across the City and it is not possible to confirm how long an applicant would be expected to wait before they receive an offer of a plot.

Where can I find the location of community growing spaces in Glasgow?


Where can I find information about growing fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs?


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How do I pay for my allotment?

You can pay your invoice on the Pay It page.  Once you are on the page, scroll down to the heading Invoices and Other Bills and then click on Glasgow City Council Invoice. 

Contact us

If you would like further information please contact us by email, or alternatively on the postal address below:

Food Growing Team
Greenspace and Biodiversity
Neighbourhoods, Regeneration and Sustainability
Glasgow City Council
Floor 1, Eastgate
727 London Road
G40 3AQ

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Last modified on 26 June 2024

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