Build and Grow

Build and Grow

The Build and Grow department specialises in offering vocational training in areas such as gardening, wood work and cycle maintenance.

Training activities include planting and growing flower and vegetable seeds, general garden maintenance, building carpentry products including benches and bird boxes, fencing and creation of raised beds, as well as the displaying and selling of all produce.


Wish list

We accept donations and gifts in kind to help support the running of the Build and Grow department at Hadleigh Training Centre. Please see below a list we have created of things that would come in very handy down the field and in our workshop. If you have any of these items at home and would like to donate them to us, please contact us on 01702 426260 or email


  • Smartboard
  • Sink unit/splashback
  • Kitchen cupboards
  • Hand Wash basin
  • Portable Drills
  • All weather radio
  • Yellow Hi Vis Jackets
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Fuels Cans
  • Funnels
  • 2 stroke mixing bottle
  • Hose with attachments
  • Classroom tables
  • Large Whiteboard
  • Roller Blinds
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Weed Knives
  • Stiff Brushes (not Wire)
  • Tool Storage
  • Picnic Benches
  • Strimmer Harnesses
  • IPad/tablets
  • Desktop computer
  • Printer
  • Gazebo
  • Gardening tools, particularly sharps - secateurs / shears
  • 3 identical basic adult bicycles - 700c or 26" wheels e.g. Halfords Apollo
  • Membership/entry for  gardens/Hyde Hall/ Beth Chattos
  • Stationary - colouring pens/pencils