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Childminder costs - London

(16 Posts)
Clumsasaurus Thu 01-Nov-12 11:32:49

Just that really - what can I expect to pay (ish) for a childminder for a 1yr old?

ReetPetit Thu 01-Nov-12 13:18:48

depends on area - some North London is £50 a day up to £60. Slightly less well off areas of North you may get someone for £40...

Have been told some South is up to £70 a day +

mindingalongtime Thu 01-Nov-12 18:17:49

What postcode? Herts. some parts £70 a day, some £50 depending on where you are, it can very so much within a couple of miles

hypnotisingchickens Thu 01-Nov-12 18:53:04

I pay £50 per day in SE London, but I provide all food.

Dozer Thu 01-Nov-12 20:11:44

Friends in SE london pay £6.75 an hour.

BlingBubbles Thu 01-Nov-12 20:16:11

I think £50 is probably average amongst my group of friends. We all live in south London.

Justfeckingdoit Thu 01-Nov-12 20:19:26

£6 an hour in Balham/Wandsworth. If anyone wants I can recommend an amazing one who I used for a year (have now moved away)

procrastinor Thu 01-Nov-12 20:23:30

I paid £4.75 an hour in NW london (zone 5) plus a pound a day for food.

celebrate Fri 02-Nov-12 11:21:21

can anyone suggest a place to look for mothers help for a 22 month old boy and light house cleaning

celebrate Fri 02-Nov-12 11:22:44

I forgot to add I am looking for mothers help with a 22 month old in North west london. where is best to look?

confusedperson Fri 02-Nov-12 12:52:41

I feel lucky, I pay £40/day for a full-time time in South London/Croydon area (£5/hour for part-time)

Mamuss Fri 02-Nov-12 13:26:47

£4 ph in southwest

ReetPetit Fri 02-Nov-12 18:57:14

celebrate, try childcare.uk - you generally get a better standard of carer from there as you have to pay to send messages. i would put your ad on and wait for responses rather than contacting people yourself - that way you know they are serious. gumtree i don't think is all that good for attracting good childcarers....

Queenofthehill Fri 02-Nov-12 19:03:06

£37 a day in se London

Italiana Fri 02-Nov-12 23:01:07

There are 152 Local Authorities and not one of them has c/ms who charge the same...the fee will depend on the local area and it varies from c/m to c/m...make a few calls and visits and choose the best for you...beware of those who charge very little...

hollie11 Thu 08-Nov-12 13:25:16

I charge £5.50 an hour (south woodford) this includes all food, playgroup fees, etc.

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