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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 (100 for University staff and students and 25 for the Community)

Jemma Payne, Nursery Manager

Tel: 01223 656580 or email

Eddington Nursery Parking Information


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.

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

To apply for a community place please call Bright Horizons on 03702 185 167.

For further information on eligibility for the University Workplace Nurseries, see the application process.


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