Picturesque village

Nursery groups continue to grow (1)

Complete Childcare has opened its 15th nursery in Berkshire, while Fennies is opening its newest facility in Teddington this week.

Complete Childcare, based in Berkshire, took over a former independent school in Aldermaston, which closed last year due to the pandemic. Renamed Cedars Day Nursery and Pre-school, the historic building has operated as a school since its construction in the 1700s.

With the new framework, Complete Childcare now operates 15 crèches, providing over 900 childcare places in total.

Alec Hodson, Managing Director of Complete Childcare, said: “We are thrilled to have this building open and to begin registering children, both from the region and further afield.”

Nursery manager Jane Ives added: “We are delighted to give this building a second life in this picturesque village. You have the feeling that hundreds of children over the years have loved their stay here and we are determined to continue.

The Fennies Nursery Group, which has establishments in London, Surrey and Kent, is opening a new nursery in Teddington (pictured above)

The 80-seat Raynes Park Nursery offers parents space to work or relax as well as a chef-prepared fresh meal service, which allows parents to order meals during the day and pick up their children at the same time .

Steven Fenn, co-founder and director of Fennies, said: “We are delighted to launch Raynes Park to create a bespoke environment designed specifically for the first years, like our other award-winning nurseries. We expect this to be a place for parents and children and look forward to the engagement and positivity that Fennies will bring to families in Teddington.