Groby Allotment Society

Sheds and trees
Before erecting a shed or planting a tree please read the guidelines and download an application form.

Need to open the height barrier?
Please allow 48 hours notice and email us at

Dates for your diary

Sunday Cob and Coffee mornings
 Why not  join us throughout the Spring and Summer  when you can meet fellow members, Committee members and enjoy coffee and delicious bacon cobs ( or veggie options).   Check the posters around the sites for the date of the next session.

Report any suspicious behaviour
Sadly the Groby allotments sometimes suffer from vandalism or thefts of fruit and vegetables, so vigilance remains important.  CCTV has now been installed.  Be sure to report all incidents to the police by ringing 101, or by email to 

We're in the Grow it magazine!  Read the article.

A visit to Maplewell Hall School  
John Thornton was invited to view the school’s allotment.  

Matthew Biggs  
Read about Matthew's journey from his childhood in Leicester to the People's Gardener.

Groby's allotment sheds

A few years ago Michael Pratt visited the Ratby Road allotments and took photographs of the rustic architecture in the form of the allotment sheds.  A fascinating montage of the results can be seen on his popular website  -