Self-managed sites

Responsibility for running many of Salford's allotment sites has now been handed over to allotment associations in a successful self-management initiative.

The main principles of the agreement include that the associations will:

  • Provide three trustees from a formally constituted group, with whom the council makes the agreement
  • Manage and control the allotments and collect the rent payable
  • Manage and control the tenant waiting lists/rents, etc
  • Be responsible for the general infrastructural maintenance of the site
  • Take out adequate public liability insurance for the period of agreement
  • Provide details of their proposed charges to tenant which must be agreed by the council

Whereas, Salford City Council will:

  • Provide initial details of existing tenants/waiting list to the association
  • Act as arbiter in any dispute between the trustees and tenants
  • Undertake any necessary tree work on the sites
  • Continue to maintain a water supply, where it already exists and pay water charges
  • Continue to support the trustees, where applicable, in the development of the sites

If you're interested in developing self-management at your own allotment site, please contact Steve Dennison on 0161 607 1759.

List of sites

The following allotment sites are managed by an allotment association and if you would like to apply for one of these allotment plots, please contact the site directly.

Location Contact Telephone
Cawdor Street, Walkden Annie Surtees Not available
Clovelly, Swinton Keith Taylor
James Dunlop
Not available
Destructor site, Swinton Roger Wilcox 0783 182 5320
Lorne Street, Eccles Martin Raftery 0773 346 4102
Tindall Street, Eccles Billy Jackson 0775 116 8985
Newhall Avenue, Eccles Billy Jackson 0775 116 8985
Townsend Road, Swinton Roger Wilcox 0783 182 5320
Mountain Street, Walkden Lee Tyrer 07568101203
Weaste, Salford Jim Seale 0796 338 4943
Cleavley, Eccles Pat Walkington 0161 789 1810
Hilton Lane, Walkden Alan Rowley Not available
Tatton Street, Ordsall Sylvia Sharples Not available
Poorlots, Cadishead Alan Cavanagh Not available
Addison Road, Irlam Steve Simpson Not available
Mossfield Road, Swinton Phil McKenna and Owen Griffiths
mossfieldroadallotments@gmail.com
Not available

This page was last updated on 8 November 2017

Allotments

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