Busy Bees buys kidsUniverse

Written by: Karen Faux
2 January 2019

Leading UK childcare provider Busy Bees increases its total number of nurseries to 354 with the acquisition of London-based kidsUniverse.

KidsUniverse provides an environment that supports independence in line with Montessori principles
KidsUniverse provides an environment that supports independence in line with Montessori principles

Busy Bees is taking over kidsUniverse which operates two Montessori day nurseries in the London borough of Harrow. Located on Marlborough Hill and Kenton Hill, they have a total 152 children on roll and are currently rated Good by Ofsted.

The acquisition, handled by healthcare and childcare broker ‎Redwoods Dowling Kerr, brings the total to 354 UK nurseries in the Busy Bees Group. Following overseas acquisitions, it now cares for more than 50,000 children across over 500 nurseries in the UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, China, and Australia.

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