There are a great number of nurseries in Chelmsford to choose from, it’s always best to visit in person to see what you think. You can also ask for parent experiences in our Facebook group.
Nurseries in Different Parts of Chelmsford
Location is one of the key deciding factors when choosing a nursery so, as well as this full list of Chelmsford nurseries, we created separate lists of Nurseries in different parts of Chelmsford:
An A-Z of Nurseries in Chelmsford
The nurseries below are all in the Chelmsford postcodes of CM1, CM2 or CM3 and are arranged in alphabetical order.
Beaulieu Park Day Nursery
Address: 9 Albermarle Link, Springfield CM1 6AH
Phone number: 01245 462932
Beaulieu Park Day Nursery is located in Beaulieu Park and takes children from 3 months to when they start school. It also incorporates a forest school.
Bright Horizons Day Nursery and Pre School
Address: 51 Centenary Way, Springfield, CM1 6AU
Phone number: 0371 346 0946
Bright Horizons are a chain of day nurseries and preschools that offer care for babies and young children.
Busy Bees Chelmsford
Address: 5 The Meades, Chelmsford, CM2 0GT
Phone number: 0330 033 8133
Busy Bees Chelmsford is located in the city so great for parents who work in the town.
Busy Bees Springfield
Address: 216 Springfield Road, Springfield, CM2 6BN
Phone number: 0330 033 8133
Busy Bees takes babies from 3 months and has a separate room for preschool age children.
Buttercup Montessori Springfield
Address: Cuton Hall Lane, Springfield, CM2 5PX
Phone number: 01245 463811
A Montessori nursery based in Springfield close to the large B&Q store.
Buttercup Montessori Galleywood
Address: 125 Watchouse Road, Galleywood, CM2 8NG
Phone number: 01245 474280
The original branch of Buttercup Montessori, based in Galleywood to the south west of Chelmsford.
Camelot Day Nursery
Address: 79-81 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, CM2 0JD
Phone number: 01245 349 397
A nursery located in Moulsham Street, convenient for parents who work in the town centre or commute from the station.
Address: Fox Crescent, CM1 2BN
Phone number: 01245 353765
Carealot Day Nursery is located just to the north of Chelmsford City Centre
Deerlands Day Nursery
Address: Ferry Road, North Farmbridge, CM3 6LS
Phone number: 01621 744041
Deerlands Day Nursery serves the communities in Maldon, South Woodham Ferrers, Southminster and Burnham on Crouch.
Address: 102 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, CM2 0JQ
Phone number: 01245 265611
Dovedale Nursery is based at Chelmsford College’s Moulsham Street campus but is open to the general public.
Hatfield Peverel Nursery
Address: Church Road, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2RP
Phone number: 01245 382450
Hatfield Peverel Nursery is part of a small nursery chain called Belindas’ nurseries and is based at Hatfield Peverel Infants school.
Jesters Nursery Bicknacre
Address: Horse Shoe Farm, Main Road, Bicknacre, CM3 4EX
Phone number: 01245 222865
Jester’s takes babies from 3 months up to children up to 4. They also offer a holiday club for older children.
Jesters Nursery & Preschool Beaulieu
Address: Armistace Avenue, Beaulieu, CM1 6DT
Phone number: 01245 943333
Jesters is located next to the Beaulieu Park school and also has an after school club.
Kiddi Caru Nursery Chelmsford
Address: 10 Victoria Court, New Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1GP
Phone number: 01245 505323
Kiddi Caru Chelmsford is based in the City Centre so really convenient for those who work in the centre of Chelmsford or comments from the train station.
Kiddi Caru Nursery Writtle
Address: Fox Burrows Lane, Writtle, CM1 3SS
Phone number: 01245 421341
Kiddi Caru Writtle is based in the grounds of Writtle College but is open to anyone, not just college students and staff.
Little Darwin’s Nursery
Address: Main Road, Rettenden, Chelmsford, CM3 8WD
Phone number: 01268 768599
Little Darwin’s is located in Rettenden to the south of Chelmsford, close to South Woodham Ferrers.
Little Faces Childcare
Address: Portland’s Park, West Hanningfield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 8HR
Phone number: 01245 473676
Little Faces Childcare is based in Pontland’s park and takes children from 3 months to school age.
Little Hedgehogs Day Nursery
Address: Main Road, Boreham, CM3 3JB
Phone number: 01245 461052
Little Hedgehogs is Day Nursery based in Boreham, to the north of Chelmsford.
Little Spring Wonders Daycare Nursery
Address: 18 High Street, Great Baddow, CM2 7HQ
Phone number: 01245 477773
Little Spring Wonders is just opposite the library in The village of Great Baddow, not far from Chelmsford City Centre.
Little Smarties Nursery
Address: Unit 5, Five Tree Works, Bakers Lane, West Hanningfield, Chelmsford, CM2 8LD
Phone number: 01277 841 424
Little Smarties (on the site formally run as Jack and Jill Nursery) offer childcare from 3 months to 5 years plus before and after school care and holiday clubs for school age children.
Little Owls Nursery
Address: Well Lane, Danbury, CM3 4AB
Phone number: 01245 221333
Little Owls Nursery is located in the village of Danbury to west of Chelmsford City.
Address: Meadgate School, Mascalls Way, CM2 7NS
Phone number: 01245 255532
Meadgate Nursery is set in the grounds of Meadgate School and looks after children from 3 months to 5 years.
Address: Burrell Gate, Chelmsford, CM1 6ED
Phone number: 01245 468857
Scallywags nursery is located in Beaulieu Park and has direct access onto a sports field.
Seymour House Nursery Broomfield Hospital
Address: Pudding Wood Lane, Broomfield Hospital, Broomfield, CM1 7SS
Phone number: 01245 514035
The Seymour House nursery at Broomfield Hospital is open to both hospital staff and members of the local community.
Seymour House Nursery Broomfield Road
Address: 140 Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1RN
Phone number: 01245 492642
The Seymour House Nursery on Broomfield Road is near the city centre end and fairly close to the train station.
Seymour House Nursery Lawn Lane
Address: Lawn Lane, Springfield, CM1 7PP
Phone number: 01245 346643
The Seymour House Nursery in Lawn Lane serves the Springfield area of Chelmsford.
Seymour House Nursery Springfield Road
Address: 230 Springfield Road, Chelsmford, CM2 6PB
Phone number: 01245 495455
The Seymour House Nursery in Springfield Road is a short walk from the city centre and train station.
Small Wonders Day Nursery Springfield
Address: Tavistock Road, Springfield, CM1 6JN
Phone number: 01245 493437
Small Wonders Nursery is located in Springfield and also offers before and after school care.
Small Wonders Day Nursery Woodham
Address: 57 Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5NH
Phone number: 01245 426724
Small Wonders Day Nursery Woodham serves the South Woodham Ferrers area and offers childcare from 3 months to school starting age.
The Stables Nursery
Address: Margaretting Road, Galleywood, CM2 8TS
Phone number: 01245 348159
The Stables Nursery is located on Galleywood Common.
Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1NZ
Phone number: 01245 355677
The YMCA nursery in Chelmsford is located in the city centre, a short walk from the train station.