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Kindred Shortlands Nursery and Pre-School

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  • Kindred Shortlands, Bromley is located 8 minutes walk from Shortlands train station.
  • We are open from 8:00am to 6:00pm. We offer a 7:30am early start and a 6:30pm late finish.
  • We offer exceptional childcare and early years education to children aged from 3 months up to 5 years.
  • Our nursery is set in a home-from-home Victorian house lovingly converted.
  • We have ample parking at our nursery, along with a good sized buggy store where you can leave your pushchairs.
  • Home-cooked, nutritious meals cooked onsite.

Come and Check Us Out!

The process of getting to know your child starts from the very first time we meet you at your tour.

This is an opportunity to discuss your child’s needs and discover the success of Kindred in our mission to create inspiring worlds full of awe and wonder for little ones to grow and thrive in! Giving them a place to play and learn away from home.

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Our Team

Meet Our Kindred Shortlands Nursery Staff

After our passion, what is the next most important thing you should know about us?

That’s easy: our incredible staff! Pure and simple. They are the heart of our family and what makes us unique. Our inspiring and passionate staff are the reason we have been voted the Top Nursery Group in the UK 2022 twice and hold the coveted ‘Top 20 Nursery Group 2023’ award.

Dedicated to being the best that a family could ask for, our nursery staff are constantly developing themselves through our training programme run by childcare and EYFS experts. It is not just our little ones who are the passionate lifelong learners here at Kindred!

Lisa Higgins
Nursery Manager

Hello, my name is Lisa, and I am the Nursery Manager at Kindred Shortlands. I have been working in Early Years since 2001 and have worked at this nursery since 2013 where I started at the Deputy Manager before becoming Manager in 2016. I hold a Level 3 Diploma & NVQ in Early Years Care and Education and both a Level 3 & 5 in Management and Leadership. 

I have a real passion for Early Years and the importance of creating an environment where children are happy, confident, thriving and inspired through 'awe and wonder'. While also creating strong parent partnerships where a parent/carer feels part of their child's journey with us and are confident leaving their children in our care. 

Also important to me, and alongside my staff team is creating a home feel for the children and their families as well as a working environment for the staff team where all are welcomed to be their individual selves and are encouraged and supported to achieve their career goals. 

Sharon Gray
Deputy Manager

Hello, my name is Sharon and I have been working in childcare for the last 25 years with the last 7 years as a Deputy Manager.

Childcare has always been my passion and watching and helping the children grow and develop throughout their time at nursery is what makes my job so rewarding. 

What's On?

What's On?

Blog Listing


Kindred Cheshunt: Our Gardening Journey

Combining her passions for childcare and the outdoors, Jo Monery, Deputy Manager at Kindred Cheshunt, chats to us about the journey which lead the nursery to receive the coveted RHS Level 5 award in School Gardening.


8 Easy Science Experiments using just Household Ingredients

Has British Science Week left you looking for more fun and educational activities to do at home with your children? Well, look no further than your cupboards! There are plenty of easy science experiments you can do using just simple ingredients you may already have laying around at home.


Cut the Costs: Five Easy Ways to Save on Childcare

Amidst the current financial crisis, rising costs have made it imperative, more now than ever, to be smarter with our spending. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the best ways to save some pennies when it comes to nursery fees.


Top Tips for Fussy Eaters

Sarah Tayler is a Senior Nursery Manager at our Kindred Hainault nursery and has over 18 years childcare experience. She has always been incredibly passionate about children's nutrition and was instrumental in the design of our accredited menus. Sarah chats to us about fussy eating and some top tips to help little ones to enjoy a variety of foods.

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Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm. We offer a 7:30am early start and a 6:30pm late finish.

Open during the whole year except for bank holidays and during one week for Christmas.

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Our Location

Our Location

Kindred Shortlands
19 Bromley Grove,

We have ample parking avaliable at the nursery and a large, secure buggy store.

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Download our Ofsted Report