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The childcare & education market is currently enjoying a sustained period of exceptionally strong growth; with both leasehold and freehold multiples strengthening considerably. The buyer appetite is consistent, due to the UK being renowned worldwide for the quality of childcare on offer. At RDK we work with UK and International buyers and sellers to deliver their acquisition and sale mandates, our work and reputation is “recognised ” throughout the world and our service is unrivalled.

Why choose RDK...? Our recent success

Sunbeams Day Nursery Under New Ownership Thanks to Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Redwoods Dowling Kerr proudly announces the successful sale of Sunbeams Day Nursery


The Old Station Nursery Group acquires the outstanding Sandhills Limited via Redwoods Dowling Kerr

The Old Station Nursery Group which is part of the La Maison

Why choose RDK...? Our track record

Buying a business from RDK was made easier by regular and professional communication. Sam was very helpful in all my dealings with RDK and made a complex purchase easier for all concerned. Regular updates and support from everyone at the office with good honest advice.

Mark Coup

Why choose RDK...? Our dedicated experts


Contact our Childcare Buying Expert

Natasha Satterthwaite


Contact our Childcare Selling Expert

Robert Yates

Why choose RDK...? Outstanding portfolio of businesses for sale
  • £350,000

    REF: 45234

    Childcare, Freehold Childcare


    Day Nursery – Cheshire

    • Delightful detached children’s day nursery, registered for 50+ children
    • T/O YE Nov 2018 £217,242, EBITDA £32,112
    • Management Run. Great Oppotunity. Ofsted rating 2017 "Good"
    • Immaculately presented throughout, owner retiring, highly recommended
  • £85,000

    REF: 47278

    Nurseries For Sale


    Childrens Nursery – Cheshire

    • Charming Day Nursery (Registered for 49 children)
    • Convenient position within a densely populated & sought after residential area
    • Fee income £282,849 per annum (y/e 31.12.18) operated with management team
    • Superbly presented throughout, retirement sale, car park, viewing recommended
  • £495,000

    REF: 47044

    Childcare, Nurseries For Sale


    Day Nursery – North Yorkshire

    • Delightful day nursery registered for 72 children
    • Fee income £505,502 per annum (ye/ 31.10.18), EBITDA £156,541
    • Desirable and accessible setting, operated with management team, enviable reputation
    • High occupancy, impressive and well presented, viewing highly recommended
  • £275,000

    REF: 46415

    Nurseries For Sale


    Two Day Nurseries – Devon

    • Two desirable day nurseries with a combined registration of 96 children
    • Current combined turnover £377,651 year end 2019 with EBITDA in excess of £85,000
    • Located in a desirable semi-rural location, with limited local competition
    • Ideal lifestyle nursery or group/acquisition purchase, viewing recommended
  • £750,000

    REF: 46168

    Nurseries For Sale


    Day Nursery/ Out of School – West Yorkshire

    • Two Large detached Properties, 1 x day nursery, 1 x out of school provision
    • Providing a combined registration 128
    • Fee income £455,636 per annum (y/e 31.08.19),
    • Historically high occupancy levels, superbly presented
  • £65,000

    REF: 47082

    Childcare, Nurseries For Sale


    Day Nursery – Greater Manchester

    • Well established day nursery registered for 101 children however currently operating at 61 places through choice.
    • Advised fee income £266,207 per annum (y/e 31.08.18), excellent reputation
    • Convenient and accessible setting, operated with experienced management team
    • Substantial property, terrific growth potential, car park, viewing recommended
  • POA

    REF: 47499

    Nurseries For Sale


    Children’s Day Nursery – South West London

    • Registered for a maximum of 45 children aged 3 months to 5 years
    • Excellent South West London location
    • Management team run
    • Superb gardens and ample parking for staff and parents
  • £110,000

    REF: 45630

    Nurseries For Sale


    Day Nursery – Mid Glamorgan

    • Desirable nursery for sale, registered for 40+ children with scope to expand
    • Turnover for 2018 £393,010
    • Located within the Mid Glamorgan area with minimal competition locally
    • Leasehold, ideal lifestyle nursery or group/acquisition purchase, viewing highly recommended
  • £65,000

    REF: 44441

    Childcare, Nurseries For Sale


    Preschool and Nursery – Greater Manchester

    • Charming term time only children’s day nursery, registered for 40 children
    • Fee income circa £108,060 per annum (y/e 31.08.17), low overheads
    • The business is managed by manager with full and part time staff the owner helps to over see the business.
    • Truly enviable reputation, ideal for 1st time buyer, viewing recommended
  • £115,000

    REF: 42956

    Activity Centres



    • Exceptional children’s activity/ play centre
    • Turnover y/e (31.12.17) £156,414
    • Prime trading position, truly enviable reputation
    • Immaculately appointed, valuable modern equipment
  • £85,000

    REF: 47560

    Nurseries For Sale


    Childrens Day Nursery – West Sussex

    • A wonderful Children’s Pre-School registered unlimited with an ideal capacity of up to 30.
    • Desirable and accessible setting, a very good reputation, high occupancy levels.
    • Fee Income £32,222 per annum (2019), owner managed with full and part time staff.
    • Tremendous potential with the construction of 5,000 new dwellings within a 5-mile radius.
  • £700,000

    REF: 46377

    Nurseries For Sale


    Two childrens nurseries – Lancashire

    • Group of delightful children’s day nurseries (2 settings), combined registration of c.140 children
    • Combined fee income £745,611 per annum (y/e 31.03.19), high occupancy levels
    • Convenient and accessible locations, excellent reputations, valuable freehold properties
    • Well appointed throughout, experienced management team, viewing recommended. Vendor will consider a split purchase