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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 020 8524 7063

Opening Times:

From 08:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Upon stepping through the doors, it’s clear to see why both parents and children love Busy Bees nursery in Chingford. With endless stimulating resources, exciting areas, and friendly and supportive staff, we are certain your child will flourish while in a happy, healthy, and safe nursery setting.

At our Chingford nursery, we encourage children to actively learn through play, allowing them to develop their skills while having fun. To best prepare your little ones, our nursery team prepares a wide variety of activities and play stations that are in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.  

We believe that every child’s development matters, so have multiple nursery rooms which are each tailored to different age ranges, from babies through to pre-schoolers. Our fantastic sensory room is filled with stimulating materials from lights and music to bubbles and monochrome, meanwhile pre-school age children can explore animals, numbers, and phonics.

We can’t wait to welcome you through our doors! Learn more about our fantastic nursery below, or get in touch to book a visit to see Busy Bees Chingford for yourself!

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees Chingford

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees Chingford offers the flexibility of booking additional sessions for when you need them.​ Find out more about our nursery session booking app, Pebble.

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Busy Bees

Busy Bees Chingford

2 Larkswood Leisure Park

175 New Road


E4 9EY

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Roheeda Ullah

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees Chingford

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Chingford. Click on each facility to find out more.

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Car Parking
We offer ample parking on-site for your safety and convenience.

Buggy store
A safe place to store your pram while visiting the nursery.

Our nursery is fitted with CCTV for the safety and security of our team and the children in our care.

Secure Access
Our entrance ways are fitted with an intercom system and all access points are safe and secure.

Nappies and Wipes inclusive
Fees are all-inclusive to include nappies and wipes.

Formula Milk provided
Fees are inclusive to include formula milk if required.

Meals and Snacks Provided
All meals, drinks and snacks are prepared on-site by our chef and are NHS accredited.

Outdoor Facilities
Our outdoor environment offers space to explore and take safe risks with the support of our team, aiding child development.

Sensory Room
Our Sensory Room is a relaxing space providing a unique sensory experience with activities and equipment to explore, engaging and stimulating children’s senses.

Parent Room
Our parent room is a dedicated safe space for us to get to know your family and you to speak in confidence with our nursery team about your child's nursery life.

Smart Board
Our Interactive Smart Board is used daily to bring learning to life and provides children with a hands-on approach with technology.

Funded Childcare
We offer government funded places for children aged 2 to 4 years, please speak to the Centre Director for more information.

We have a fully qualified Teacher in our pre-school room who delivers exciting learning opportunities, whilst ensuring statutory and legal welfare requirements are met for every child.

Foundation Class
The foundation class nurtures each child's natural curiosity within a structured framework providing pre-school children with an early introduction to school life.

We keep families informed through ParentZone, an online learning journal platform, which can be accessed via a smartphone app.

Exclusive to Busy Bees, UP is a learning and development app used by educators in our nursery and parents at home. Search ‘UP by Busy Bees’ on the app store to find out more.

Book Extra Sessions Online
We offer online booking for extra ad-hoc sessions at this nursery with Pebble.

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Food at Busy Bees Chingford

The fees you pay are inclusive of all meals drinks, and snacks, which are prepared on site by our nursery chef daily. Our kitchen team is constantly thinking of inventive ways to ensure our little ones are eating the right things to support their overall health and well-being.

Our NHS-accredited seasonal menus aim to cater to everyone, but if your child has any specific allergies or dietary requirements then please contact the Centre Director who will be happy to discuss other safe and delicious options.

Get a taste of what your child might enjoy eating while at Busy Bees Chingford:


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.

Morning Snack

Fresh fruit with wholemeal toast or baked goods, served with a drink of milk or water.


Cream cheese pinwheel followed by beef or turkey mince with new potatoes and broccoli. (Vegetarian option also available). Served with a drink of water.

Afternoon Snack

Fresh fruit or vegetable sticks, served with a drink of milk or water.

Early Evening Snack

Salmon or egg crunch wrap served with carrot sticks, followed by fresh fruit salad with vanilla natural yogurt. Served with a drink of water.

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5* Food Hygiene
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Our Fees

We believe in an open and transparent approach to nursery fees. Click the button below for weekly, daily, and session rates for our exceptional childcare.

Did you know Busy Bees also offers government-funded childcare? If eligible, you could be entitled to up to 570 or 1140 hours of funded childcare, depending on your eligibility and your child's age, each year for your child. Find out more on our 'Funding Options' page. Or alternatively, speak to your Centre Director to learn more.

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Preparing for School

In order to best prepare the children for the next big chapter of their lives, Busy Bees do all that they can to support and celebrate the transition. All of the planned activities and experiences which take place within our Busy Bees Nursery in Chingford are designed to provide a foundation of skills that will help them grow in becoming confident and capable learners.

Learn more about how we support the journey from nursery to school by taking a look at our "My Journey to School Tracker". To read more and learn about the other ways our expert team supports the transition to school level, take a look at our Starting School page.

Busy Bees Nursery Chingford Location

You'll find our nursery on New Road, right next-door to the Nuffield Leisure Centre.

Located a short distance from the centre of Chingford, our nursery is easily accessed from a number of surrounding areas such as Woodford, Wanstead, and Walthamstow.

With convenient onsite car parking and a handy buggy store for parents arriving on foot, pick up and drop off has never been so easy.

Find the exact location of Busy Bees Chingford by using our What3Words:


Book a Tour

Our friendly, expert team of staff are always happy to welcome you and your child for a tour of the facilities on offer at our nursery in Chingford. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Chingford for yourself.


Jade S.


"Amazing staff, fresh food cooked on premises by chef, lots of daily activities and photos of what my child has been doing."

Marjolein S.


"My 2 daughters are very happy at Busy Bees. The staff is lovely and I feel my girls are looked after well. "

Leon R.


"Inconsistent "

Tina A.


"My child loves Busy Bees. It has a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere.Since being here, he has grown in confidence and made some lovely friends. He is also developing academically and is beginning to learn the alphabet and numbers. I'm confident that he will be ready for school in September."

Charlotte D.


"A really happy, friendly nursery."