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Merton Childcare Services

Welcome to Merton Childcare Services, the nursery and preschools managed and run by Merton Council.

Our settings offer you high quality, affordable care and early education. We cater for children from 2 to 5 years of age.

We offer:

  • full-time and term-time only places
  • free early education places for 3 and 4-year olds
  • free early education places for eligible 2-year-olds

Learning is fun!

With Merton Childcare Services, children can explore, develop, grow and learn through play, having lots of fun in a safe, caring environment.

We provide lots of excellent resources for your child to enjoy. Our staff are highly-trained to ensure we meet all the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and help children progress towards the Early Learning Goals.

Visits and vacancies

If you would like to visit one of our settings or find out if we have a vacancy for your child, please do get in touch with us.

Lavender Nursery

A nursery in Mitcham which provides care for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds.

Abbey Pre-School

Free early education places for eligible 2-year-olds in South Wimbledon.

Acacia Pre-School

Free early education places for eligible 2-year-olds in Mitcham Eastfields.

Free early education

Free early education for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds

Contact us

Email: mcs@merton.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 8274 5300