4/18/2018 | Childcare & Education

Christie & Co sell Playdays Daycare Nursery to Just Childcare Ltd

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has completed on the sale of Playdays Daycare Nursery, a family run business located in Blackrod, Bolton to Just Childcare Ltd.

Playdays operates from a spacious, detached former school property, set within an acre of land and provides fantastic facilities for children of all ages. The Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ day nursery has effective operating capacity for 96 children.
Previous owners, Carl and Ruth West established the business in 2004, successfully developing the nursery throughout their ownership to provide an excellent learning environment both indoors and outdoors, while achieving consistently outstanding reports from Ofsted.

David Johnson, Chief Executive of Just Childcare comments, “We are pleased to add Playdays to our North West family of nurseries. Blackrod is a great location, situated between two of our established nurseries in Atherton and Chorley. We look forward to building on the strong foundations set by Carl and Ruth and working with the staff and parents.”

Sofia Beck, Business Agent at Christie & Co handled the sale and comments, “It has been a pleasure to assist Carl and Ruth with the sale of their business. We wish them all the best moving forward in spending time with their growing family and with their new business ventures.

“From our initial confidential discussions with David and Jacqueline Johnson, it was apparent that Just Childcare Ltd was the perfect candidate to drive the established and renowned business forward. We are confident that the nursery will be nurtured and go from strength to strength under the guidance of David and Jacqueline, as they plan to further improve the opportunities within the strong and long-standing staff team currently in place at Playdays.”