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The University has three Workplace Nurseries:

University Nursery at Edwinstowe Close

76 full-time staff places

Clare Grave, Nursery Manager

Tel: 01223 353068 or email


University Nursery at West Cambridge

121 full-time places (101 for staff of the University and 20 for University students)

Sammy Frost, Nursery Manager               

Tel: 01223 464227 or email



Eddington Nursery

125 full-time places (90 for University staff, 10 for University students and 25 for the Community)

Nursery manager to be confirmed

Tel: to be confirmed



Edwinstowe Close and West Cambridge Nurseries are managed on behalf of the University by Childbase Partnership, and are both currently holding Outstanding grades from Ofsted.

Places at these 2 nurseries are NOT available to College staff, Visiting Scholars or Fellows. For further information on eligibility, see the application process.







Eddington Nursery is managed on behalf of the University by: Bright Horizons Family Solutions


All three nurseries:

  1. Take children from 3 months to 5 years
  2. Open 08:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday all year, except for Bank Holidays that fall outside University term time and certain other holiday periods
  3. Provide milk and snacks, a midday meal and tea as well as nappies
  4. Are registered to provide Early Years Funding for 3 and 4 year olds
  5. Charge an hourly rate for late pick-ups