ELC Franchising

In addition to its company owned stores in the UK and Eire, Early Learning Centre has been successfully trading internationally via franchising for over 13 years.

We now have over 75 franchised stores in 16 countries with more opening all the time (click here for details).

We aim to continue our International store growth by developing partnerships with a small number of like-minded franchisees who will own and operate ELC format stores exclusively within agreed territories, selling products supplied from our UK and Far East centres.

As one of the UK's most trusted children's brands, Early Learning Centre can provide its partners:-

Our ideal partners are established companies with:-

An ideal ELC store has 200 square metres trading space with a further 100 square metres back up space.


If you believe you have what it takes to become a successful ELC international franchisee, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please complete the form below if you would like to apply to become an Early Learning Centre franchisee.