New nursery group reveals location for first site

Cub, a new nursery group, has said its flagship site will open in Wetherby in March 2023, with a second premises secured in Headingley for completion that autumn.

The Wetherby venue, Cubhouse, will provide early years care and education to 100 children.

Spanning more than 10,000 sq ft, the site will feature five contemporary playrooms which have been designed by Leeds based firms Nick Brown Architects and Design Tonic.

The nursery will be led by director of rducation, Eleanor Thompson, who has more than 20 years experience as a nursery manager, Ofsted inspector, and an early years consultant and trainer.

Thompson said: “I am deeply passionate about early years, and believe that all children deserve an outstanding childcare experience. With a vision for an inclusive, enabling environment for all, my mission is to ensure that every child that attends our nurseries feels safe, loved, has oodles of fun and makes excellent progress. As a mum myself, I know how important your choice of childcare provider is. We want to support families to thrive, and are committed to the wellbeing of everyone in our community – all our children, their families, and our team.”

Outside, there will be a 3,000 sq ft playspace while parents will be able to use an onsite cafe.

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