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Shaw Trust Social Enterprises

Shaw Trust Enterprises

Shaw Trust Enterprises are social enterprises delivering a range of horticultural, wood recycling and manufacturing services across the UK. Our social enterprises also help to create brighter futures in the communities where we work by offering local people a range of work experience and employment opportunities. We currently operate six social enterprises across the UK.

Social Enterprize Type
ST Enterprises North East Horticulture
ST Industries Doncaster (opens in new tab) Plastics manufacturing
ST Enterprises Staffordshire Horticulture
ST Enterprises Clamp Hill Horticulture
ST Enterprises South London Horticulture
STE Disability Action Centre Community Enterprise Hub

Our horticulture enterprises grow and sell a range of plants including bedding, perennials, and our popular hanging baskets. We also run garden and grounds maintenance services, working with a number of residential and commercial customers.
Through this wide variety of work activity we create training and employment opportunities for disabled people and people who are currently not in work.
Our horticulture enterprises mostly support adults and young people with learning disabilities, aiming to provide greater opportunity to help them transform their lives.

For further details of our horticulture services, please email  
Wood recycling
We specialise in collecting wood waste across London at a competitive rate. We then grade it, sell it, or use it to make small wood items such as shelving and furniture, which we sell in our charity shops.  Our Scadbury Park Training Facility offers local disabled people, not currently in employment, with the opportunity to learn new skills and gain non-accredited training which will support them into paid employment. Shaw Trust offers a safe environment in which to develop self-confidence and build self-esteem, as well as gaining valuable work skills.

If you are interested in becoming a customer or partner for the service please contact (opens in new window).

Shaw Trust Industries in Doncaster manufactures products that include plastic protective edging, injection moulding and electromagnetic powder coating. This international enterprise can tailor products to meet the needs of your business. To find out more you can visit the Shaw Trust Industries (Doncaster) website (opens in new tab or window) for further details.

Volunteering in our social enterprises
There are lots of different ways to volunteer with us, including within our social enterprises. To find out what role might be right for you please call us on 0300 247 2222 between 9am and 5pm or email (opens in new window).
For further details of how you can help to make the world a better place by volunteering in a Shaw Trust social enterprise, and to find other roles near you, visit our page on the volunteering website (open in new tab or window). 
Alternatively, apply directly online by completing the volunteering application form (opens in a new window or tab) and discover how you can make a difference

Shaw Trust Social Enterprise
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