The Nest Pre-School

The Nest Pre-School is an arts-based community, not-for-profit, parent run pre-school, established by parents in Longfield Hall since 1992.

The nursery is located on the Ground Floor of  Longfield Hall, which is a Grade II listed building, It offers a home-from-home environment with a playground, vegetable garden, art room and playroom, & sensory room where children learn through play based activities,

Children enjoy regular trips to Myatt''''s Field Park for Forest School experiences, outings to hear the LSO at St Luke''''s,  apple & strawberry picking at PYO farms, plus trips to London''''s children''''s theaters and museums.

Additional information

Classes are available each morning and cost £8.00 each.

These costs are inclusive for unfunded children i.e., £25 for a 3-hour session.

Funded children aged 2 and 3-5-year olds can buy more sessions at:
• £25 per session
• Lunch plus 1 hour, i.e., 12-1pm for £8

Discount for siblings of 10% fees n.b. Classes are optional for funded children



Longfield Hall
50 Knatchbull Road
United Kingdom



  • Start date: 17/08/2009
  • End date: Still available

Opening times

Day Start time End time
Monday 8:30 AM 3:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM 3:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM 3:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM 3:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM 3:00 PM

Costs and charges

Can be accessed free of charge

Amount Type
£8.33 Per hour
£25.00 Per session

Funded places

Type Accepted
2 year old funding Yes
3 and 4 year old funding (15 hours) Yes
3 and 4 year old funding (30 hours) Yes
Funding can be stretched over the year No


  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Age range

From 0 to 5

Supporting people with

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Coeliacs
  • Diabetes
  • Dyslexia
  • Speech Difficulties
Record last modified on: 06/12/2022