Abbey Nurseries Ltd sold by Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Redwoods Dowling Kerr sells prestigious nursery group in North Yorkshire.

Redwoods Dowling Kerr is delighted to announce the sale of Abbey Fields Day Nursery & Abbey Place Day Nursery. First established in 1991 Abbey Fields Day Nursery has since cultivated an outstanding reputation within the community due to its high standards of care provided to its 58 children.  The settings renowned levels of care are reflected through the regular referrals the business enjoyed, alongside the “Good” Ofsted rating awarded upon its most recent inspection.

The success of the first setting facilitated the establishment of a second childcare setting, Abbey Place Day Nursery. Having operated since 2003, the nursery boasted a capacity of 70 children, with it inspired approach to early years development resulting in a “good” rating from Ofsted upon its latest inspection.

The nursery group was put onto the market due to the vendors wish to retire. Once the opportunity was hosted with Redwoods Dowling Kerr it attracted 6 viewings, receiving 2 offers as a result.

Vendors Mr & Mrs Thomson said;

“Sarah has been very professional, helpful and sympathetic to our needs throughout the whole process.”

“The level of service has been high in all aspects. Sarah kept us informed of conversations with our lawyers and the buyers needs and questions. She listened to our requests, needs and negotiated well on our behalf and yet being fair to the buyer.”

“We were very happy that our buyer, that Sarah found for us, was very easy to deal with and still is during this handover period.”

Delighted with the completion of the sale, the buyer shared;

“I wish to say a huge thank you to Sarah and the Childcare team at Redwoods Dowling Kerr for their assistance in the purchase of my second day nursery group.”

“Contact was maintained throughout the transaction and Redwood’s focus on progressing the sale to a successful completion. I would highly recommend Redwoods Dowling Kerr their service has been great for both purchases.”

Lead Negotiator of the sale Sarah Ellison commented;

“Having dealt with Mr & Mrs Thomson on many occasions in the sector it was a pleasure to be asked to market and sell their businesses. Mrs Thomson took an active role within the childcare setting and it was a big decision for her to sell. Both Mr & Mrs Thomson decided it was time to retire and when meeting the buyer, they knew that he was the one who would continue the work they had done over many years. The buyer bought his first setting through Redwoods Dowling Kerr just over a year ago and it was great to work with him again to aid in the expansion of his portfolio. I would like to wish everyone all the best in the future.”