Welcome to Launchpad!

Launchpad's mission is to help young people and businesses make the best possible start in life. There are some great charities already doing this - but we wanted to create a new "joined up approach" to try to achieve even more.

Our core site is based on the edge of the South Downs National Park, just a few miles from the sea. We're 2 miles north of Chichester, with a 15 minute cycle ride into town via the 'Centurian's Way' footpath and cycle track. We've got accommodation, offices, workshops, acres of space, sporting facilities and... lots of gadgets.

For young people & apprentices

  • High quality, affordable accommodation for up to two years whilst you study or start your working career.
  • Wide range of onsite opportunities for leisure, making new friends and learning new skills.
  • Onsite mini-courses and 'life skills' development: cooking, money, computing, agriculture, CV writing and interview preparation.

For Businesses

  • Stunning location, in a spacious Grade II country house and surrounding estate.
  • Excellent onsite facilities: flood light tennis courts, swimming pool, hot tubs, football and cricket pitch with a gym, music room, and games room also under development.
  • We welcome co-workers and collaborators sharing our site - businesses that can bring demonstrable opportunities (work experience, training, or entry level roles) for our young people OR companies with unique innovation and potential (and are compatible with our unique location).
Launchpad Charitable Trust, Lavant House, West Lavant, West Sussex, PO18 9AB Registered charity no. 1178845 office@launchpad.org tel: 01243 201 021