Sanctuary Garden,
Underwood Road

Our new Council-leased site In Underwood Road Paisley replaces the Association’s sites in Sutherland St Paisley, now required for Housing. This landscape architect-designed site will open in April this year and will serve up to 55 local residents and community groups, providing the opportunity to grow fruit and veg and improve health and well-being.

Wegga - helping improve health & well-being

The West End Growing Grounds Association SCIO (Charity no. SC047768) provides raised bed growing grounds for the local communities in the West End of Paisley. A Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), WEGGA aims to:-

Prevent food poverty by improving availability of freshly grown food while increasing
knowledge of nutrition, cookery and horticulture.

Improve community health and wellbeing by encouraging appreciation of, and interest and
participation in, horticulture.

Engage in educational activities that promote an understanding of horticulture and the
nutritional benefits of local sustainable own-grown food production.

Encourage community development and cohesion by managing, improving and
rejuvenating spaces and buildings that allow access and use, primarily, for the enjoyment
and benefit of members and the local community.