Minutes & Reports


Action for New Allotments

Relevant Legislation

The Community Empowerment Act 2015

  • which includes a duty on local authorities to provide allotments, and to act if the waiting list exceeds 50% of the total number of allotment spaces owned by the council – see Section 112

The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019

  • which includes a duty on local authorities to provide an Open Space Strategy ‘to set out a strategic framework of the planning authority’s policies and proposals as to the development, maintenance and use of green infrastructure in their district‘ – see Section 3
Glasgow City Council Publications

Glasgow City Council’s Draft Food Growing Strategy

  • which the Council were required to write as a result of the Act above, and which includes a plan to develop new allotment sites over the next 5 years – see page 28

Glasgow City Council’s Open Space Strategy, adopted Feb 2020

  • which has overlap with the plans for new allotment spaces mentioned in the draft Food Growing Strategy, mentioned above

GAF Committee Meetings

Draft AGM Minutes Nov 7 2019

Minutes Sept 5 2019

Minutes July 4 2019

Minutes May 2 2019

Minutes 10th Jan 2019

Minutes March 7 2019

GAF Chair’s Annual Report 2019 Final docx

GAF Accounts 2019

Natural Environment Officer Report Sept 2019

Natural Environment Officer Report July 19

Natural Environment Officer Report Mar 19