Jan 17, 2022

Polkadot Nurseries Join The Old Station Nursery Group

Sarah Steel outside nursery

The Old Station Nursery Group is thrilled to announce the addition of Polkadot Nurseries to its family.

Polkadot Nurseries, previously owned by Elaine and Mike Trevor, comprises eight well-established settings located in Warwickshire and Worcestershire. With this latest acquisition, The Old Station Nursery Group now supports families across 53 settings throughout the UK. Both organizations share a commitment to providing exceptional learning environments for children, making this partnership a natural fit.

Welcoming Polkadot Nurseries to The Old Station Nursery Group

Sarah Steel, CEO of The Old Station Nursery Group, expressed her excitement about the merger, extending a warm welcome to the children, families, and staff members of Polkadot Nurseries. She emphasized The Old Station Nursery Group’s dedication to prioritizing children’s well-being and development, and she looks forward to collaborating with the Polkadot teams to continue delivering exceptional care and education.

Elaine and Mike Trevor, the previous owners of Polkadot Nurseries, expressed confidence in The Old Station Nursery Group’s ability to uphold the Polkadot legacy and ensure the continued success and growth of the business.

Expanding Reach and Impact

Founded in 2002 by Sarah Steel, The Old Station Nursery Group has experienced significant growth since its inception. Currently operating 45 nurseries, the group provides 3,106 places across various regions in the UK, including Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Kent, Buckinghamshire, London, West Midlands, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, and Essex.

With the addition of Polkadot Nurseries, The Old Station Nursery Group now oversees 53 nurseries, caring for up to 3,504 children. The group’s expansion aligns with its ongoing mission to support more families and provide outstanding early education and care.

Collaboration with La Maison Bleue

The Old Station Nursery Group joined forces with La Maison Bleue, a larger nursery group, in 2019. La Maison Bleue, founded by Sylvain Forestier and Antonia Ryckbosch in 2004, is a leading childcare provider in Switzerland, as well as the third-largest provider in France and Luxembourg. This partnership has facilitated innovative educational initiatives and strengthened the group’s position in the childcare industry.

To conclude, The Old Station Nursery Group is delighted to welcome Polkadot Nurseries to its growing family of nurseries. This strategic acquisition expands the group’s reach, enabling it to support more families across the UK. With a shared commitment to prioritizing children’s well-being and development, The Old Station Nursery Group and Polkadot Nurseries are well-positioned to provide exceptional early education and care. As the group continues to expand and evolve, its dedication to creating brighter futures remains unwavering.

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