Joan Elliot Meeting Room Hire

Essex Wildlife Trust has new meeting rooms available for hire at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7RZ.


These facilities are an ideal for meetings and events up to a maximum seating capacity of 80. They are available for corporate events, activity clubs, community meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences.

Investors in Wildlife Membership

Membership means business

Investing in Wildlife is good for Essex and will deliver real benefits to you and your business.

As a local business leader you have a key role to play.

Most business leaders today understand that social responsibility enhances corporate reputation and have already formulated an environmental strategy for their company.

A strong, visible commitment to conservation helps companies to attract and motivate good employees and investment in the local environment brings commercial benefits as well as public recognition.

Let us promote your involvement, acknowledge your support and advertise your business to other companies within the county, while helping us to protect wildlife and your environment.

Our Investors in Wildlife scheme is tiered to enable companies of any size and sector to join, and at a level that reflects their standing in the community.

Tax deductible annual membership

Silver membership £200

• Use of Corporate Membership logo
• Framed certificate
• One sheet of membership cards
• Invitation to corporate events
• Trust guide
• Superb Wild Essex book covering all reserves/open spaces
• Businesswise magazine twice a year
• Two copies of EWT magazine three times a year

Gold membership £450

In addition to silver, benefits include use of Investors in Wildlife logo, your company logo and link on Trust website and opportunity to use Visitor Centres for business meetings free of charge (excluding May, June and July).

Platinum membership £900

In addition to silver and gold, benefits include free advertising at all Trust Visitor Centres and preferential rates through ecology consultancy.

Platinum Plus membership £2,000

A bespoke package built to your company requirements. Additional benefits to all those set out above, including free corporate team day, publicity opportunities and staff engagement.

Bronze level £100

Entry level aimed at small enterprises.

Join Now

Help make a difference and invest in the future of Essex and your wildlife.

To arrange a personal visit or for further information, please contact:

Karen Dixon
Corporate Co-ordinator
Tel: 01621 862960 ext 3013 / 07519 119692

Grant Maton,
Corporate Communications Officer
Tel: 01268 931691 / 07887 763 678