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Busy Bees


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New parent? Call 0330 333 8133

Existing parent? Call 01257 265500

Opening Times:

From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Looking for a nursery which provides excellent childcare in Chorley for your child to unleash their full potential? Then look no further! Busy Bees at Brooke Street warmly welcome children from babies through to preschoolers, providing a nurturing environment that promotes growth and learning. 

Each of the nursery rooms are filled with a wide range of activities and resources to help keep your child's mind and body stimulated every day. With endless opportunities available, children can explore, play, and learn in a safe and engaging environment.  

Rest assured the excitement does not stop indoors! With a focus on outdoor learning and play, we ensure that the fun never stops at Busy Bees Chorley, allowing children to thrive in a dynamic and enriching environment. 

Want to keep up to date on what your little one is getting up to during their stay at nursery? Then download our ParentZone app! Our highly qualified team will provide you with regular updates, ensuring that you never miss a moment.  

To further support your child's learning and development at home, download the 'UP' app. Here you will find a wide range of resources, activities, information, and advice. 

Want to learn more about our nursery in Chorley, and see the fantastic facilities for yourself? Book a visit today and our friendly team will look forward to welcoming you. 

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at Brooke Street

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at Brooke Street 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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Danielle Lomax

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at Brooke Street

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Chorley. 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 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 3 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 at Brooke Street

Children need nutritious food to get them through busy days. At our Chorley nursery, we provide snacks, meals, and drinks for your child during their day with us, all of which are included in your nursery fees. 

Delicious and packed with all the natural goodness growing children need, our seasonal menus are NHS-accredited and are prepared with locally sourced ingredients. They're prepared on-site by our trained nursery chef, who would be happy to accommodate any dietary requirements or allergies, simply speak to your Centre Manager to find out more. 

On a typical day at Busy Bees, your child might enjoy: 


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack 

Fresh fruit with wholesale toast or baked goods, served with a cup of milk or water.  


Pork bolognaise (vegetarian option: red lentil and vegetable bolognaise) with cheesy garlic bread.  

Afternoon Snack 

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

Early Evening Snack 

Salmon crunch wrap and egg crunch wrap with carrot sticks. Caribbean fresh fruit salad with vanilla natural yoghurt for dessert. 

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5* Food Hygiene

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 Chorley 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 Chorley Location

You will find our nursery in the heart of Chorley, located on Brooke Street just an 8-minute drive from the M61 motorway at Junction 8.  

We understand the importance of safe and easy collections and drop-offs for busy families, which is why we have an onsite car park, offering convenient access for those commuting by car.  

For those using public transport, Chorley train station is just a 5-minute walk away, providing easy connectivity, along with a bus stop nearby on Eldon Street serving bus routes 2, 114, and 780. 

Find the exact location of Busy Bees at Brooke Street 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 Chorley. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Chorley for yourself.


Louise F.


"Great setting for children"

Louise F.


"So friendly at all times and lots of activities and fun for my children."

Megan O.


"A lovely and kind environment. My daughter loves coming and I'm sure my son will too "

Leah S.


"Absolutely amazing nursery!the staff goes above and beyond for the children that attend and the parents/carers also. My son loves it here! The rooms are fabulous, full if toys and learning resources. I can't fault the nursery in any way! It's a great space for everyone."

Amy S.


"All the staff are lovely, my daughter comes out smiling everyday after having the best day there"