Financial Advisers in Colchester

Birkett Long IFA LLP in Basildon offers truly independent financial advice. Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long is focused on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.

Because we’re not restricted to one insurance company, investment company or lender, our advisers can help you plan for your future needs, protect what is important to you and help you achieve your financial goals.

Birkett Long IFA’s Colchester office is vibrant and dynamic: dedicated to investment in training and development of staff and focused on client care. The firm supports many local charities through fundraising, offering legal services and donating staff time. Birkett Long is committed to working with charities such as St Helena Hospice, The Rob George Foundation, Outhouse East and others in and around Colchester.


Birkett Long IFA LLP
Second Floor, 1 Amphora Place
Sheepen Road

Tel:  01206 217309

Directions to our Colchester office

Birkett Long is working in partnership with the Colchester Travel Plan Club to encourage and support clients, suppliers and staff to explore other options for travelling to our office, as an alternative to driving. This is part of our commitment to help promote sustainable travel as a way of reducing traffic congestion and air pollution.

Birkett Long is just a short walk away from Colchester High Street and local bus stops. Colchester Train station is a 20 minute walk away. You can follow the Elephant Trail from the station to Middleborough, by following the yellow banners.

There is an open bike shed outside Birkett Long which is covered by CCTV. You can download the Colchester Cycle map from the Cycle Colchester website, where you can also find useful information to help and support cyclists. Bikes can also be hired from Colchester station. 

The nearest bus stops are at nearby Middleborough, a 5 minute walk away.  Bus routes numbered 2, 8, 61, 62, 63, 65, 87 and 754 all offer frequent bus services.  Please click here for live Middleborough bus times and to locate a bus network map here to find your nearest bus service and utilise the Traveline journey planner to plan your journey.
Colchester Park and Ride offers a quick bus ride into town from the Park and Ride site at junction 28 of the A12, near the Weston Homes Community Stadium. The service stops at Middleborough – a five minute walk from Amphora House.  Please note this offers a day time service only.

The nearest station is Colchester Main Station. There are frequent trains from London, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich and stations in between. You can plan your journey to Colchester main station on the Greater Anglia website. It is an approximate 20 minute walk from Colchester station to Amphora Place.To catch a bus into town from the station, follow the Fixing the Link route to the bus stop on the opposite side of the road to the station.
You can hire a bike at the station – Bike and Go.

If you have to travel by car, could you car share with colleagues, friends or relatives? Join the LoveurcarColchester car share bay scheme for FREE and park in preferential bays in town centre car parks including St Mary’s. Normal charges apply but park close to the exit in a wider, more convenient bay and share the parking charge and fuel with your fellow car sharers. Or park in the LoveurcarColchester bays at Colchester Station for free! (Maximum stay eight hours) then walk into town.
If you would like to search for a car share use the Essex Lift Share website.

The nearest car park is Sheepen Road car park, which is a few minutes’ walk along Sheepen Road to the office, or Middlebourgh car park, which is a short walk away on Sheepen Place, accessed by crossing Westway, through the underpass onto Sheepen Road.

If you have an electric car, you can check out the nearest charge points on Zap-map

To view a map and directions from the M11, Ipswich or the M25 to Amphora Place click here.

Birkett Long’s Colchester office has parking spaces available, but these must be booked in advance. Please call the office to book your space.

We also have offices in Chelmsford and Basildon.

Birkett Long IFA LLP provides independent financial advice.

Useful resources for you in Colchester

Some of the organisations we work with and support