Red Bus Nursery & Pre-School Downend is a beautiful Grade II building just set back off Downend Road. Wendover House, previously a Maternity Hospital, has had a complete restoration to create the fantastic purposely designed setting it is today with no compromises on internal and external space.
In 2016 we extended our Kindergarten Unit with an 21 foot glass wall Yurt and we are of the understanding that we are the only Nursery in Bristol to have a Yurt.
Check out our ‘Wendover History’ page to read all about the history of the building, from the time it was a residential home to present day.
The setting still retains it’s wonderful character with high ceilings, detailed coving, archways, big windows and the original banister.
Downend also is home to 6 chickens, who have their own part of the garden. The children help to look after them and collect their eggs from the coup.
The setting serves Downend and surrounding areas including Frenchay, Emersons Green, Fishponds, Mangotsfield and further afield as we are just 5 minutes from the main ring-road. The Nursery can occupy 116.
The Nursery Suite may hold 37 children, Kindergarten may hold 28 children and Pre-School may hold 51 children.