Temporary community gardens are a possibility  in  'Stalled Spaces'

Temporary community gardens are a possibility in ‘Stalled Spaces’

Architecture and Design Scotland (A+DS), in partnership with the Scottish Government is running the Stalled Spaces Scotland programme.

The programme is designed to support community groups make temporary use of under-used green spaces, stalled development sites or vacant and derelict land.

Seven local authorities are participating in the programme, and some of them are currently inviting local communities to get involved by making an application before deadlines in May and June. These local authorities are:

  • Angus (deadline passed)
  • Argyll and Bute (deadline: 29 May)
  • East Dunbartonshire (deadline: 5 June)
  • East Renfrewshire (deadline: 15 May)
  • Fife (deadline: 31 May)
  • North Ayrshire (no deadline provided)
  • Renfrewshire (no deadline provided)

Further information on the programme and local application process is available on the A+DS website at the following link.


Alternatively, contact A+DS Communications Manager Anja Ekelof on 0131 550 0938 or anja.ekelof@ads.org.uk.