riverside nursery

location | lower darwen, blackburn

stages | RIBA 0-7

completion | 2003

project description


Part of an overall brownfield site this mixed use development included a Children’s Day Nursery.  The practice assisted the client in overcoming major environmental and tree preservation legislation while gaining full planning approval.

This 76 place children's nursery is of traditional design and construction on the outside but clean and modern on the inside. Four individual play rooms cater for the different age groups with the baby & toddler area serviced with a baby change, baby sleeping area and separate play area.  

The upper school rooms are separated by moveable wall creating an adaptable space to suit the different group sizes.

The nursery is completed with soft play outdoor play areas and activity trail.