Please quote reference B06385
Hilton Smythe are delighted to present to the market an exciting opportunity to acquire a well-established children’s day Nursery located within the Melksham area.
Our client established the nursery over 16 years ago, they currently have 66 children and have recently been awarded a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted. The business is newly decorated, and he equiptment has been purchased recently. This allows any new buyer to jump straight in, rather than starting from scratch.
The business operates a free flow inside to outside environment all year round, allowing children to appreciate the changing seasons without hindrance. Outdoor spaces act as outdoor classrooms encouraging independent, naturally occurring learning according to their child’s interests. With a surprising and spacious outdoor area provides quiet nooks, reflection areas and sensory materials including natural materials, sand, water, a sensory walkway, mud kitchen, play pod, bug hotel, gardening club, builders yard and guinea pigs.
The sale of the business includes -
- All furniture
- Garden equipment
- All nursery resources
- 30 x solar panels
- Freehold business premises
There is genuine scope to increase the turnover by assessing the layout of the building, with a few tweaks this could allow for an increased child capacity.
This is a truly beautiful business with an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this already thriving business to the next level.
We recommend any new owner could build upon the investment made by investigating any of the following areas -
- Local advertising
- Adding after school club
- Dividing the area to allow a quiet zone for babies
- Offering a weekend and out of term nursery
Key selling points -
- Modern open plan unit
- Large private side play garden
- High demand in the area
- Opportunity to divide space
Very rarely do modern nurseries of this location or size come onto the open market and we therefore strongly recommend early enquiry to avoid disappointment.Location
This business is situated in a truly ideal location for a children’s nursery with a high volume of working parents in the surrounding vicinity making it a convenient & obvious childcare choice.
Melksham is a town on the River Avon in Wiltshire, about 4.5 miles northeast of Trowbridge and 6 miles south of Chippenham.Premises
Reception area - reception desk, CCTV system, security gate access
- 4 x Classrooms fully fitted with children’s toys, equipment & props relevant to each key stage of a child’s development.
- Office housing all essential administrative equipment.
- Staff toilets
- 3 x Storerooms
- 2 x Kitchen rooms staff & children mealtime prep areas, extremely clean, well laid out.
We are advised that the business is being on a Freehold basis, with a rates at £225 per month.Hours
The business hours are -
Monday – 7:30am – 6:00pm
Tuesday - 7:30am – 6:00pm
Wednesday – 7:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday - 7:30am – 6:00pm
Friday - 7:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - ClosedStaff
We are advised that the business has 12 full-time and 6 part-time members of staff.Financial Profile
We are advised as per the 2020 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £342,000, with an adjusted net profit in the region of £75,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.Please quote reference B06358