Nursery group ICP Education has acquired nursery group Children’s Hour, which comprises Children’s Hour Nursery in Hardgate, Clydebank which is registered for 30 children aged six weeks to five-years, and Abbey Nursery Houston in Houston, Renfrewshire which is registered for 92 children aged six weeks to five years.
Since 2008, Children’s Hour has been owned by Kevin and Trudy Johnson who are retiring.
ICP Education’s mergers and acquisitions director Kirsty Ibbott said: “We are pleased to welcome these two well-established nurseries in Glasgow – Children’s Hour nurseries – to ICP Education. Trudy and Kevin have established nurseries with a strong reputation for providing excellent care and early years education. We look forward to building on this reputation whilst supporting the current teams for a seamless integration and to ensure that, like all our nurseries, we will maintain its local identity in the community.”
The sale was facilitated by business property advisor Christie & Co.
Children’s Hour was sold for an undisclosed price.
Date Published: 16 June 2022