170 Downend Road
BS16 5EB

[email protected]
0117 379 0937

Manager : Jodie Baggs

Red Bus Downend was once a maternity hospital - now these large rooms and beautiful original features provide a backdrop for our fantastic childcare provision.

Downend Red Bus Curiosity Room


  • ‘Secret’ rooftop garden
  • Dedicated sleep room
  • Nappy changing units
  • Baby gym
  • Soft play area
  • Sensory activity room
  • Child level toilets and sinks
  • Outdoor yurt
  • Landscaped gardens with vegetable patch and mud kitchen
  • Pre-School ‘Curiosity room’
  • Onsite kitchen and dedicated dining room
  • Parent car park

Arrange a Visit

If you would like to learn more about Red Bus Downend, get in touch to arrange a tour today!


  • Downend Nursery Room Baby Gym
  • Downend Nursery Book Corner Soft Play
  • Downend Nursery Rooftop Garden
  • Downend Nursery Art Studio Dining Room
  • Downend Kindergarten
  • Downend Kindergarten 2
  • Downend Kindergarten Home Corner Role Play
  • Downend Kindergarten Yurt 2
  • Downend Kindergarten Garden Racetrack
  • Downend Dining Room
  • Downend Pre-School Main Room
  • Downend Pre-School vehicles
  • Downend Garden Race Track Mud Kitchen
  • Downend Mud Kitchen Construction
  • Downend Mud Kitchen 2

Meet the Team

Outstanding Ofsted 2


Downend have been graded as ‘Outstanding’ during inspections from OFSTED.

“Children and staff develop extremely positive and warm relationships. Staff get to know children exceptionally well and respect each child as a unique individual. Children settle in very quickly and soon develop very high levels of self-esteem and confidence.” - Downend

Downend’s full OFSTED report