Grounds & Gardens Bookings

Rottenrow gardens

Booking of outdoor spaces for filming and events at Strathclyde University

Strathclyde students and staff can book John Anderson campus grounds and gardens areas for filming, events or activities. 

You can only book large open areas, such as Rottenrow Gardens, as a single space only. These cannot be booked out on a section by section basis.


How to book?

If you're organising an event, complete the Grounds and Gardens Booking Form and email it to

For filming enquiries, please contact the Media & Corporate Communications Team.


Confirming your booking

You must sign and return our Conditions of Let and a contract to confirm your booking.

You will also need to complete the following:


How much does it cost?

There will be no charge for student/University organised events.


How far in advance do I need to book?

If the event for which space is being requested is a major undertaking, a 6 week notification period is required. Examples of this include Open Days, Freshers’ week, external filming shoots lasting more than an hour.

We aim to approve all applications as quickly as possible. Occasionally, we might need more details about your event, which may impact the response time.