The Embankment Children’s Centre




Offering groups for children between the ages of 0 and 5 years old.

General information about The Embankment Children’s Centre

Station Road

Telephone: 01709 899050

Nursery enquiries: please contact Andrea Mills, Assistant Centre Manager, on 01709 899050 or at

Centre Manager: Lynne Brooke

What parents think

“I’ve always been extremely pleased with all the staff at The Embankment Children’s Centre.  They have always made us feel really welcome.”

About us

The Embankment Children’s Centre – your platform to:

  • an on track education
  • good health
  • training and employment support
  • advice on benefits
  • a multitude of services under one roof
  • nursery – open 51 weeks a year, 10 hours a day
  • high quality teaching and care
  • highly qualified, CRB checked staff

We hold a range of weekly sessions such as baby nassage groups, play workshops, child development, work clubs, cooking on a budget, Webster Stratton and breastfeeding groups as well as other support services delivered by our partners, for example stop smoking, Adult learning and antenatal booking clinics.  Confidential one-to-one support sessions are also available from our Family Support Worker.

People to talk to

  • Lynne Brooke – Centre Manager
  • Andrea Mills – Assistant Manager
  • Andrea Mellor – Family Support Worker
  • Lisa Laughton – Outreach Worker
  • Freddie Buonafine-Stimpson – Outreach Worker
  • Kirstie Philip – Outreach Worker
  • Fiona Cartledge – Early Years Consultant
  • James O’Mara – Chef/Health Trainer
  • Karen Moffett – Assistant Chef/Nursery Cook

Our childcare arrangements

We offer a range of sessions to meet the needs of individual parents and carers. Children’s education and welfare are paramount as they develop at their own pace, learning through play in a well equipped, stimulating and exciting indoor and outdoor environment. Self-service, healthy breakfasts, snacks, a two course lunch and two course tea are provided by our in-house chef.

Age range Birth to five years
Opening hours 8.00am to 6:00pm
Fees From April 2011 childcare fees are as follows:

0-2 years:
£165 per week
£34 per day
8am-1pm: £18
1pm-6pm: £18

2-5 years:
£145 per week
£32 per day
8am-1pm £17
1pm-6pm: £17

Special provisions Able to provide for children with additional needs, outside sensory garden and indoor sensory room.

Please click here to download a PDF of current activities/timetable.


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