Red Machine Allotments

Who are we?

Red Machine Allotment Association is a collection of 97 plots located behind Shrewsbury Crescent and off Ettrick Grove within the City of Sunderland.

Currently we have a marked increase in demand for allotment plots, resulting in long waiting list. It is thought the increased awareness of the need for a healthy life style has contributed to this significantly as more people use gardening as a way of keeping fit as well as cultivating you're own supply of organic fruit and vegetables.

Gentoo’s annual gardening competition is back and open for applications.

Do you take pride in your garden and making your neighbourhood a pleasant place to live. If so, enter now to be in with a chance of winning vouchers for Bishopwearmouth Garden Centre.

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Latest News

Allotment Holders Coffee Morning and Plant Sale.

Sat 18/05/2019 10.30 til 11.30 am, all visitors welcome

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Christa from U3A, and her journey at Red Machine after being given the use of some raised beds.

You can read about it here


We've been the recipients of 2 Lottery Fund grants for environmental improvements at our Humbledon community gardens.

You can read about it here