Happy Hours Day Nursery located in Staffordshire sold via RDK Childcare

Redwoods Dowling Kerr are pleased to announce the sale of Happy Hours Day Nursery, located in Staffordshire.

Happy Hours occupies a convenient and accessible position within a popular residential area, just a short distance from the town centre. The nursery has been under careful ownership for 15 years and during that time the nursery has earnt an excellent reputation for providing quality childcare within a warm and secure environment.

The vendors Mrs. Macbryde and Mrs. Lawton who are mother and daughter, decided to place the business on the market due to their wish to retire and pursue other business interests. Redwoods Dowling Kerr presented the vendors with multiple viewings and a successful offer from experienced operators, Alpha Nurseries Ltd.

Alpha Nurseries Ltd are a large nursery group who have just this year entered into top 25 largest nursery chains in the UK. (*Nursery World league table August 2017). Alpha Nurseries were attracted to this opportunity as it is located within close proximity to their other nurseries and has potential for them to develop further. The groups plans are to invest in the setting and integrate it into their successful nursery group.

Buyers, Alpha Nurseries Ltd commented on their experience: “As per usual our experience was one of professionalism, we have come to expect nothing less from them. As always, the level of service has been to the highest standard, always on hand when help and advice is needed, and Sarah gave 100% to this and I cannot fault her. We are always excited when we complete on a new addition to our ever-expanding group of nurseries and we would recommend RDK 100%”.

Sales Negotiator, Sarah Ellison commented on the sale: “It was a pleasure dealing with Alpha Nurseries again and helping them to secure their Twenty-sixth setting. The seller wanted a quick sale and with the expertise of the buyer that we introduced this was made possible and the sale was completed within the 10 weeks. We would like to wish both the sellers all the luck in the future and Alpha Nurseries all the success with their new acquisitions”.


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Redwoods Dowling Kerr, part of Altius Group, is the specialist broker dealing in Childcare, Healthcare, and Kennels & Cattery sectors. Altius Group is a market leader in business sale transactions for small to medium size enterprises. The group includes some of the most well-respected and leading business brokers in the marketplace. Altius Group offers a sector-specialist approach, tailored to the requirements of our clients. With over 40 years’ experience in business selling, we have a proven track record of delivering successful sales, constantly striving to surpass the expectations of our clients.


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