Nov 10, 2020

Sunhill Daycare Nurseries Group Joins The Old Station Nursery Group

The Old Station Nursery Group is delighted to announce that Sunhill Daycare Nurseries Group, an outstanding group of 11 nurseries, has joined the group.

Sunhill Daycare (Europe) Nursery Group, which was established in 1991 by Geoff Chapman, offers care for children aged 0-5 years in nurseries located across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, London and Suffolk.

Located in the heart of their communities, each of the Sunhill Daycare Nurseries has a well-established and creditable reputation for providing support to families and quality care to their children.

Commenting on joining the group, Sarah Steel, Managing Director of The Old Station Nursery Group, commented:

“We are really pleased to welcome each of the nurseries within the Sunhill Group into The Old Station Nursery family. We are very excited to welcome all children, parents and staff members into our very special community.”

She continued:

“As a group, we strive to continue to innovate ways in which we provide the highest standard of learning and care to all children. We look forward to working closely with each nursery to enhance the expertise and potential that lies there.”

Geoff Chapman commented:

“After developing Sunhill Daycare for approaching 30 years, I am delighted to hand over the baton to international daycare operator La Maison Bleue’s UK subsidiary, The Old Station Nursery Group, capably led by CEO Sarah Steel.”

Established in 2002 by Sarah Steel, The Old Station Nursery Group comprises of 19 nurseries located across Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, London, West Midlands, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Lincolnshire and Essex.

Cited as one of the top 25 largest nursery groups in the UK back in December 2019, The Old Station Nursery Group has grown considerably since its first acquisition in October 2019. As Sunhill Daycare Nurseries joins, The Old Station Nursery Group will care for children in 30 nurseries across the UK; with the ambition to expand further and support more families in the near future.

The Old Station Nursery Group joined larger nursery group, La Maison Bleue, in 2019. Founded in 2004 by Sylvain Forestier and Antonia Ryckbosch, a childcare professional, La Maison Bleue has built a strong and innovative educational project and is the leading childcare provider in Switzerland and the third largest provider in both France and Luxembourg.

To watch a short welcome message below from Sarah Steel, CEO of The Old Station Nursery Group, click here.


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