The only council-owned allotments are at Deanburn in Penicuik. There is a container for tool storage, and the site is fenced and locked.
There is a waiting list of 1 to 5 years.
If you are unemployed, concessions are available.
To join the waiting list for Deanburn Allotments, call 0131 561 5280.
Allotment and food growing strategy
The Community Empowerment Scotland Act 2015 required us to produce an allotment and food growing strategy. The strategy identifies new housing developments where allotments could be located. It also identifies potential sites for local community growing projects.
- Allotment and food growing strategy document (PDF)
- Executive summary (PDF)
- Allotment Regulations Document (PDF)
To register your interest in having a plot in a new location, call 0131 561 5280.
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