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Shaw Trust

Fox Talbot House
Greenways Business Park
Malmesbury Road
SN15 1BN

Tel: 01225 716300
Fax: 01225 716301


National charity Shaw Trust is the UK’s largest independent provider of employment services and work opportunities for people disadvantaged in the labour market through disability, ill health or other social circumstances.

Shaw Trust operates a range of social enterprises, all of which are competing in the open market. They all employ people who have a disability or who are disadvantaged in the labour market and provide them with training and work opportunities.

We also provide the following market leading services:

Shaw Trust ‘Staying in Work’ Service and Shaw Trust Web Accreditation Service

Please use the links and contact numbers for each of our products detailed below.

Social Enterprise products and services:

Shaw Trust Industries (Doncaster)

Cedar Road
DN4 9HT(Road Map)
South Yorkshire

Tel: 01302 854531

Operational Area: National / International

Sales Enquiries – Richard Brooks
Tel: 07989985646

Extruded Plastic Materials
Standard profiles are available from stock in a variety of colours using either
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) or rigid Polypropylene (PP).

Industry standard square and round backed profiles (visit our website for a detailed quote).  We also manufacture tubing of varying diameters.

Useful applications
stationery slide binders
hand tool protection
band saws
sheet metal 
plate glass

Subcontract Assembly & Packaging
We specialise in bespoke, customer focussed assembly work for any type of industry.

Powder Coating Service
Available in British Standard and RAL colours - matt and gloss finishes.

Shaw Trust Horticulture (Portsmouth)
STH Portsmouth
St James Hospital
Locksway Rd
Tel:02392 750940

Operational Area: Hampshire and W.Sussex

Sales Enquiries – Jackie Russell
Tel: 077779027445

Services include:


  • Large scale grounds maintenance contracts
    Includes both Public Sector and private contracted work
  • Landscaping
    Public buildings, housing developments, schools, private companies and retail parks.
  • Maintenance of elderly and disabled people’s gardens

We also offer NVQ Training in Amenity Horticulture.

Plant Centre which is open to the public and run by staff, clients and volunteers.
(The nursery provides training and work experience for those unable to go out on contract work but who want to work in a horticultural environment.)

Palmer Gdns
Tel: 01225 764 933

Operational Area: Wiltshire

Sales Enquiries – Jackie Russell
Tel: 077779027445

Shaw’s Catering Service has established a reputation for delicious, high quality food with its bespoke catering service.  They offer a range of cold buffets to suit individual tastes.

Shaw’s also produce a range of delicious Cakes and Puddings which can be supplied direct to other business who provide catering to the public.

All our food is home cooked from our kitchen in Holt, Wiltshire and delivered to your door either freshly baked or chilled – all can be frozen if you wish. Locally sourced ingredients are used where possible.


Shaw Trust Web Accreditation Service

Operational Area: National

Sales Enquiries – Cam Nicholl
Tel: 07973234489

Web Accessibility
The Disabilities Discrimination Act requires all websites to be accessible by users with disabilities. It is law.

Shaw Trust Web Accreditation Service is designed to be the most comprehensive web accessibility audit available and is endorsed by GAWDS (The Guild of Accessible Web Designers). It combines a full technical audit with rigorous disability user testing, a unique service in today's market. Every member of our testing team is an experienced assistive technology user and understands the frustrations of non accessible websites.


Shaw Trust Staying in Work Service

Operational Area: National

Sales Enquiries – Richard Brooks
Tel: 07989985646

As the UK’s largest not-for-profit employment organisation, we understand how important it is to keep your most valuable asset working well. That’s why our Staying in Work service offers you a comprehensive absence management and retention resource. We help employers tackle medium and long term absences, and to avoid absence by supporting employees who risk going on sick leave because of a health or disability issue.

We focus on working out the best way to help someone return to work, either with your organisation, or redeployed to another and design a practical, holistic support package to fit your needs.

We also provide recruitment services from our national network of Employment Offices including a comprehensive programme to assist people into the workplace.

A full service brochure is available on request. 

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