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


How do you measure up? image
How do you measure up?

Next stop: ending isolation! What Ealing Councillors discovered when they hopped on an ECT bus image
Next stop: ending isolation! What Ealing Councillors discovered when they hopped on an ECT bus

How London’s community transport brought fun and laughter on Christmas Day image
How London’s community transport brought fun and laughter on Christmas Day

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

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