More people are looking for allotments due to growing interest in healthy living, organic food and high food prices.

This means nearly all our allotments have waiting lists.

Find allotments with vacant plots

Ask about an allotment plot

You will need to create an account.

This allows you to get updates on your request for an allotment and manage your allotment online. 

Ask a question about an allotment plot online

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Who can apply or ask to be added to the waiting list

If you live in Royal Greenwich you can apply for an allotment. 

You can only rent one allotment plot per household. 

We will add tell you if there is a plot available or add you to the waiting list. 

We can only add you to a waiting list for allotment plots we manage.

If the allotment is self managed, you should contact the owners. Find self-managed allotments and their contact details

How to apply

When you apply, we'll ask you to select your preferred allotment site.

Before you apply you may want to check which allotments are available, have vacancies or have waiting lists. 

To apply: 

  1. create an account or log into your account
  2. start your application
  3. enter your contact details
  4. choose the allotment plot you want

Apply for an allotment

After you apply

Once you apply we will: 

  1. review your application
  2. contact you within 14 days to tell you if you can get your allotment plot
  3. add you to a waiting list if the plot is not available
  4. send you an allotment offer

You will then need to:

If you requested to pay less for your allotment rate, you will need to provide proof that you're eligible for the reduced rate. 

If you do not provide this proof, we will invoice you the standard cost. 

You will need to provide proof that you: 

  • get Job Seeker's Allowance
  • get Income Support
  • get Disability Living Allowance
  • get Housing Benefit
  • are aged 65 and over

You can do this by:

View allotment fees and concessions

Cancel your allotment rental

If you no longer want your allotment, you can cancel your rental. 

Please tell us 30 days beforehand. 

Cancel your allotment rental