Tel: 03330 135 438

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 16:00

Sat - Sun: Closed

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Hello. ECL Creative Design - Colchester is a work-based training enterprise for adults with learning disabilities providing training in areas such as; Art, Design and preparing items for sale.

About us

ECL Creative Design - Colchester is a work-based training service specialising in arts & crafts.

Anything that's arty or crafty fits within our vocational training here. From fabric products, greeting card and decorative crafts to garden ornaments and Christmas decorations

Everything is made by hand on-site and sold to the general public from the premises and our online shop.


Prices will depend on the length of your session(s) and the level of support you need. As an example a full day with one of our services would typically start at around £58. Please note that you will be assessed on the levels of support you need.

Find us

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Recreation Road
Woodlands Wellbeing Hub


  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • Café
  • Conference room
  • Sensory room
  • Disabled access
  • Garden

Case Studies



Anna O’Connor, 27, started work-experience with Mitie last July and after eight weeks, she was offered an apprenticeship in the post room.

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Since Imogen started work-based training at ECL’s Saffron Walden Wellbeing Hub, her dad Gerard has noticed her confidence has grown, and that she has gained independence in relation to everyday life.

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When ECL customer Kelly Manners, 44, expressed that it was her life-long ambition to work in an office, the team at ECL Highfields offered her a clerical work experience placement.

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