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Welcome to Slopefield Allotment Association, a constituted body set up in 2010 to manage on a day to day basis over 100 allotments in partnership with Aberdeen City Council and located just off Craigton Road in Airyhall, Aberdeen.

In July 2019 Slopefield became the first allotment site not only in Aberdeen, but in Scotland, to be awarded a coveted "Green Flag" in recognition of good management practice for green spaces. 


The main aims of the Association are :-


The Slopefield Allotment site is a very friendly horticultural haven with its roots firmly embedded within the local community and on a sunny Summer's day with the sunflowers waving in the breeze there is nowhere more peaceful in Aberdeen.


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Partners and Sponsors
The James Hutton Institute sponsor of Slopefield Allotment Association
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Aberdeen City Council partner of Slopefield Allotment Association
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History of Slopefield Allotment Association

The area now described as Slopefield allotments was originally purchased in 1886 from John C Ogston Couper by the City of Aberdeen and the site was subsequently sold to the water board to build a reservoir. Slopefield has operated as an Allotment site since 1980.

In 2008 Aberdeen City Council (ACC) initiated discussions with plot holders throughout Aberdeen about the future management of allotment sites. An informal but passionate group of allotment holders came together to form a committee to represent Slopefield and began laying the foundations for the Slopefield Allotment Association (SAA) who eventually would manage the site on a day to day basis in conjunction with ACC.

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