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Childminders in North London, any ideas how much they charge?

(9 Posts)
Booklover Tue 19-Apr-05 09:32:22

I am thinking about returning to work, ds is now one and I was really shocked about the high nursery costs. Going back three days a week might not be worse it financially as it hardly covers the costs, so I just wondered if anyone has an idea how much childminder charge?

Oil Tue 19-Apr-05 09:36:49

In Barnet the childminders I looked at were a similar price to the nurseries - inevitably the one I absolutely loved was the most expensive (£60/day) with the average at about £50 and nurseries a bit less. Good luck, will be interested to know what others have found.

bluebear Tue 19-Apr-05 09:46:56

try looking on childcarelink.gov.uk - click on your local area, and it will give you a list of childcare options, choose childminders and look at a few until you get the prices (some don't put them on their profiles)

If it's any help, in west london, childminders start at about £3.50 and get to £5 an hour...but tend to have a 'day' price between £30 and £40 - quite similar to nurseries.

I have a friend in Enfield whose childminder is £20 per day, but I don't know if that's average.

amelisa Wed 20-Apr-05 12:38:29

I`m registered childminder and I charge 3,50 per hour,35 per day ,150 per week.
I have full-time /part-time vacancies
location:finchley central
e-mail:fedorrenata2004@yahoo.co.uk

MarsLady Wed 20-Apr-05 12:40:16

It depends where you are in North London I think. About £5 an hour is average in the N10 area.

donnie Fri 22-Apr-05 15:10:41

my dd goes to a childminer in Finchley and she charges £4.50 ph which is about average I think.

HappyMumof2 Fri 22-Apr-05 16:13:59

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Roolie Thu 21-Jul-05 13:12:38

donnie could you give me the details for the childmnder in finchley you refer to pls.
thanks in advance

goosey Thu 21-Jul-05 13:37:25

I have just built this site for a childminder in Maida Vale.Is that North London? Her charges are on the site. www.urbankids.co.uk

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