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Busy Bees


Book your visit today

Call 0161 295 0722

Opening Times:

From 08:00 to 18:00 Mon - Fri

Our Busy Bees nursery at Salford University is a purpose-built setting featuring three spacious childcare rooms, each specifically tailored to different ages and development stages. So, if you’re looking for excellent childcare in Salford, particularly in the university area, Busy Bees can help!  

As well as direct access to outdoor space from each of the rooms, our Salford nursery also offers a learning hub, dining room, and zen yoga room, all of which are accessible to all children.  

Whether your child enjoys getting messy and creative or pushing the boundaries of their imagination, the enormous range of resources and activities available ensure there’s never a dull day at Busy Bees’ Salford University nursery. We also have a learning hub, dining room, and yoga room which are accessible for all children to be used throughout the day. 

At our nursery in Salford, our team goes the extra mile for both children and parents. Our qualified team often provides workshops in areas such as potty training, weaning, and preparing little ones for school, to name just a few.  

Want to learn more about our Salford University nursery? Get in touch today to book a visit, meet the team, and see the facilities for yourself! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Busy Bees family.  

Not sure if Busy Bees Salford University is the best option for your family? View all of our Nurseries in Manchester to explore all Busy Bees locations in your area.

Pebble flexible childcare at Busy Bees at The University of Salford

We understand that parents and carers lead busy lives, and we want to do everything possible to help. That’s why Busy Bees at The University of Salford 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 at The University of Salford

University Of Salford

Statham Street


M6 6PU

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Aimee Stone and Maraya Bonetti - Centre Director

Aimee Stone and Maraya Bonetti

Centre Director

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Nursery Facilities at Busy Bees at The University of Salford

Here's a snapshot of just some of the wonderful facilities we offer at our Day Nursery in Salford. 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 at The University of Salford

We know how tricky it can be to get little ones to eat food which will fuel their growth and development. To make parents’ lives as easy as possible, we’ve got a delicious menu that includes all the good stuff to help support this!  

Even better – the fees you pay include all meals, drinks and snacks which are prepared on-site by our nursery chef each day. 

Get an idea of what your child could expect to eat while at our University of Salford Nursery:  


Fresh fruit with a selection of cereal or porridge.  

Morning Snack

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


Vegetable nuggets with root vegetable mash and baked beans, followed by peaches with mixed berry sauce, with a drink of water.  

Afternoon Snack

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

Early Evening Snack

Vegetable sticks followed by hummus and cucumber sandwiches or cheese sandwiches, with a drink of water. 


To learn more about our delicious NHS-accredited menu, or read about how we encourage good eating habits at our Salford nursery, visit our ‘Eating Well’ page by following the link below.   

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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 Salford 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 Salford Location

Located on the Frederick Road Campus, our Salford University campus nursery is easy to find whether on foot or by car.  

As we’re within a busy student environment, there are plenty of buses that service the campus. Stagecoach, First Group, and Diamond Bus North West all run regular routes within walking distance of our Salford nursery.  

We want drop and collection to be as easy as possible for parents, which is why we have handy on-site car parking and a buggy store for those arriving on foot.  

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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 Salford. Book a visit today to arrange a personal tour to see Busy Bees Nursery Salford for yourself.