Tops Day Nurseries acquires 35th setting

Topsie Rabbit Kindergarten based in Dorset has been sold to Tops Day Nurseries, advised by Redwoods Dowling Kerr.

Sarah Snook, who has owned and operated the Topsie Rabbit Kindergarten for over 10 years, has grown the nursery into a popular setting that recognises the diversity and individual needs of all children and currently offers capacity for 36 children aged 2-5 years.

Located in Dorset, the nursery operates from an attractive and accessible location, contributing to the reputation of the setting. Additionally, the nursery received a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted in its recent inspection.

As the UK’s leading childcare broker, Redwoods Dowling Kerr were instructed in the sale and, using our bespoke marketing campaign the nursery was sold to experienced operators Tops Day Nurseries, who run a group of 34 settings.

Founded in 1990, Tops Day Nurseries celebrates their 30th anniversary this year. They currently own multiple setting across the South of England, with over 3000 children attending their nurseries.

Upon completion of the sale, Sarah Snook said: “The service from Redwoods and Karrina has been worthy of five stars. She has been such a support throughout the sale of my business, even throughout my wobbles. I would highly recommend her. Thank you Redwoods”.

Sales negotiator, Karrina Lee, said: “It has been a pleasure working with Sarah to get her through to a successful completion. Selling the nursery was a difficult decision for Sarah after running it successfully for 10 years. I wish Tops Day Nurseries every success with their purchase, it was a pleasure to help them acquire another addition to their successful group”.