About ECT Charity


Our history

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ECT Charity started as Ealing Community Transport in 1979 whose mission was to provide transport for older and disabled people in Ealing.

Over three decades later, the organisation has grown tremendously, but our headquarters remain at our depot in Greenford and we continue to provide a wide variety of services across the borough. In recent years, we replicated the success and community benefit to other regions in the UK including Ealing, Milton Keynes, Cheshire and Dorset and Cornwall. Currently our umbrella brand ECT Charity now represents our four community transport companies:

Each of these companies offer a different range of services and you can find out more about the specific services available at each of our four locations here.

For a detailed account of ECT Charity’s history since we first began, see here.

Recent News


Bus Service 97 saved with help from Dorset Community Transport image
Bus Service 97 saved with help from Dorset Community Transport

Santa didn’t get stuck down the fire pole! image
Santa didn’t get stuck down the fire pole!

Now Thornton House residents can go to the ball! image
Now Thornton House residents can go to the ball!

ECT Charity welcomes MPs’ support for community transport image
ECT Charity welcomes MPs’ support for community transport

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