Southampton allotments sprouts

Southampton City Council provide allotments for local people to grow their own fruit, vegetables and flowers. Our allotments are for use by people who live within, or in a mile of, the Southampton City Boundary. The council has over 1800 plots in 27 sites across Southampton.

Applying for an allotment

When you apply for an allotment you can select up to two sites as your first and second choice.

Apply for an allotment

Allotment agreement

If we offer you an allotment you have 17 days, from the date of receiving your offer letter, to accept the plot. If you do not respond to this offer the plot will be offered to the next person on the waiting list.

If you accept the offer of an allotment to rent you will sign an allotment agreement which is a legally binding contract in which you agree to

  • to look after your plot and allotment site 
  • follow the terms and conditions in the agreement and the rules and guidance or you may be evicted

Change in contact details

Please email allotments@southampton.gov.uk if any of your contact details change

  • name
  • address 
  • phone number
  • email address