As part of our role in offering Employment and Training Services, we have a number of social enterprises that offer services to the Paisley and Renfrewshire community, while providing supported employment to young people.

The Experience

Based in Hillington Park, The Experience is a large themed entertainment and events venue housing Scotland’s only electric Go-karting Arena. The venue also boasts The Academy Cafe and training kitchens, Laser Tag, large conference suite, sensory room, event and party spaces, and a host of fun, educational activities. Young people gain work experience across a number of areas from front-of-house customer service, cooking skills, events planning to maintaining the electric Go-karts.

Contact: Lynsey McLean
Phone: 0141 883 4005
Lothian Street, Hillington Park, Hillington, G52 4JR 


The Guild-Commended Framer at Frameworks offers a first-class, reputable, impressive picture framing service to customers at a range of competitive prices. All frames are hand-made and suited to the customer’s individual requirements.

Contact: George Rae
Phone: 0141 847 6629


Vehicle mechanics business offering a complete range of services to drivers including MOTs, tyres and full valet service.

Contact: Ross Fordham
Phone: 0141 847 6600


Offers all aspects of horticultural work, from garden maintenance to hard and soft landscaping.

Contact: Stephen McMurray
Phone: 07918 707 063


MowerWorks carries out all aspects of repair and service to grass-cutting machinery. Our services are aimed at members of the public in and around Renfrewshire, including landscaping businesses and local authorities. Each job is individually assessed and priced.

Phone: 0141 847 6600


Offers the design and manufacture of promotional products, including t-shirts, mugs, mouse mats and bags. Undertakes large orders from companies and charities, as well as individuals requiring just one personalised product.

Contact: Sarah Falconer
Phone: 0141 847 6628