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Happidayz Nursery sold to family run nursery group

23rd July 2020

Happidayz Nursery sold to family run nursery group

Prominent day nursery in Masbrough, South Yorkshire, sold by Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Founded in 2000, Happidayz Nursery has long established itself as the premier day nursery for families in Masbrough and the surrounding areas. Occupying a highly accessible position in a populated residential area, the nursery is ideally located to attract the custom of families within the locality, as well parents who commute to their place of work.

Housed in a carefully converted former church hall, the setting provides a bright and friendly atmosphere for the children to learn and play. Operating across 4 main principal rooms, offering care to each relevant age group, the nursery is fully equipped to ensure the transition from home to school is a stress-free experience for both the children and their parents.

With a capacity for 108 children, the nursery makes available a fulltime childcare provision and a highly popular holiday club. The quality of care is of the upmost importance to the vendors, ensuring their team of long-standing care professionals and managers can dispense the highest possible quality of childcare, as demonstrated in the settings Ofsted ‘Good’ rating.

Wishing to fulfil their dream of emigrating, the previous owner Tina Scully made the difficult decision to place her nursery on the market. After formally instructed Redwoods Dowling Kerr to facilitate the sale, an extensive marketing campaign garnered a vast amount of interest; the setting amassed 10 viewings and 5 separate offers.

Ultimately, the setting was sold to Dalbir & Satinder Bath, proprietors of a family run nursery group. Seeking an expansion to their portfolio, the purchasers cited the settings ideal location as a key driving force for the acquisition, and now seek to build upon the success of the nursery.

The buyer, Dalbir & Satinder Bath commented on the sale;

“Working with Natasha was excellent. I have worked with other agents before and they don’t compare to the service Natasha provided. She was very responsive, took on board all my comments and relayed them swiftly back to the seller keeping the sale on track. Redwoods Dowling Kerr childcare team was easy to get hold of and the client care was excellent, I would highly recommend them, even in these difficult times we did our best to make sure the sale completed.”

Lead Negotiator Natasha Satterthwaite commented;

“I am really pleased for both the buyers and seller. The seller can now look to make plans to emigrate after the 20 successful years of running the nursery and the buyers are stepping into a great opportunity of a long-established nursery, we wish them all the best for the future and their continued expansion plans.”


Jenna Caldwell


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