40 Years of Busy Bees

Expanding our Portfolio

Busy Bees are actively seeking new locations for expansion!

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We're always looking for new sites. With your help we are looking to expand our portfolio further following successful recent openings in Addlestone, Lichfield and High Wycombe. As well as seeking to develop purpose-built day nurseries, Busy Bees will also consider converting existing buildings into new nurseries.

Busy Bees

Busy Bees was established in 1983 and now operates 419 sites across the UK and Europe with more than 854 sites globally including Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, Australia, North America and Italy. Busy Bees is the nation’s leading nursery group, and we believe in giving children the best start in life.

Our Requirements

  • Location: Ideally located in areas of good quality family housing and proximity to schools, hospitals, supermarkets, and transport hubs in major centres.
  • Development Sites: 0.3-0.6 acres Turnkey/Design and Build options preferred.
  • Existing Buildings: 4,000 to 7,000 sqft (372 to 650 sqm) plus outdoor play area & a minimum of 15 on-site car parking spaces.
  • Planning: User Class E – Planning permission not required for change of use from shops, offices, pubs, restaurants, medical, health services, creche or day centre to nurseries.
  • Tenure: Freehold or Leasehold.
  • Covenant: We’re quality tenants, offering a strong covenant
  • Introductory Fees: Good incentive fees payable upon exchange and completion.

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England, Wales and Scotland

Russell Morgan

Mobile: 07811 850781

Email: russell.morgan@busybees.com


David Linehan

Mobile: 087 -4522980

Email: David.Linehan@busybees.ie