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Bright Horizons cost query

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LisasCat Thu 03-Feb-11 14:47:01

This is very preliminary research at the moment (am pregnant with DC2), but there's a Bright Horizons nursery near us which, subject to it meeting expectations when we go to visit, might be the solution for childcare in about a year's time. But for financial planning purposes, can anyone tell me how much the daily rate for a BH nursery is?

We currently pay £35/day for DD, after a small employer discount, and need to know whether BH would cost far more, and negate the other benefits attached to switching nursery for the next time around.

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sanam2010 Thu 03-Feb-11 20:46:44

Which location? It could be 80gbp per day in the City of London, so it really depends which nu rsery location you are looking at.2

LisasCat Fri 04-Feb-11 10:08:59

It's in Oxfordshire. So not scary London nursery rates, but probably the next tier down!

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pudding25 Sat 05-Feb-11 11:20:48

We are Greater London and pay about £65 per day in a Bright Horizons.

Luali Fri 18-Feb-11 10:15:37

Having managed a Bright Horizons nursery in Oxfordshire until recently (left to have DC2) I would recommend giving them a call to ask about fees. You can arrange to have them e-mailed or posted out with no obligation to book a place. The fees will vary according to location but daily rate approx £46 per child per day.They are typically reviewed annually. I hope the nursery meets your expectations.

bonkers20 Mon 21-Feb-11 14:30:09

I pay £49 a day (age 1 rate) for a BH nursery in Cambridgeshire.

I don't think they are the cheapest, but I would highly recommend them. They seem to be a very good company. The staff turnover is low which is a very important factor.

Klaska Thu 24-Feb-11 22:33:48

I enquired at a Bright Horizons in London and it was £76 a day at 2010 rates and they were expecting about 4% increase in January this year.

Mummy2Bookie Fri 25-Feb-11 17:43:20

Bloody hell! Nursery rates have really gone up in the past two years since I stopped working in them. £80 pp is just insane

ZahraKhan Wed 19-Jul-17 11:03:49

can anyone tell me how much it costs at Brught Horizons Harrow (I'm working at Northwick Park). I can't seem to find any prices online which is crazy! I'm returning to work in about a month and I'm wondering if I can even afford it

insancerre Thu 20-Jul-17 06:12:43

Ring them up and ask them

starsshinebright Sat 22-Jul-17 21:28:47

£71 a day in Hampshire.

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