Lady Bay - West Bridgford

Abbey & Lady Bay Children's Centre

Abbey and Lady Bay Children’s Centre - find out more!

Do you have a child aged 0 - 5 years old?

Do you know what your Children’s Centre can offer you and your child?

Sure Start Children’s Centres provide services for families from pregnancy until their child is 5 years old. Your local children’s centre is the Abbey and Lady Bay Children’s centre which is situated on the site of Abbey Road Primary School. Our activities are run from the children’s centre as well as various community venues.

Did you know?...

Your local Children’s Centre can support you and your child with school readiness skills, such as toilet training, dressing and undressing for PE, routines, sleep and managing behaviours. Our Family Support Workers and Children’s Workers can give hints and tips to support you and your child in these and other areas, helping your child to be ready for school.


Who are we?


Develop services for families who have children aged 0 - 5 years of age and pregnant families. They manage the whole staff team and the Children’s Centres, delivering services that meet the needs of children and families living locally.

Family Support Team

Encourage positive interaction between parents and their child. They can offer information and advice around behaviour, sleep routines, school readiness and other factors that affect family life.

Children’s Workers Team

You will see Children’s Workers in Children’s Centre led groups and sessions. They are qualified in child development and plan and deliver quality play and learning activities for children and their parents/carers.

Community Involvement Team

Recruit volunteers, support Parents’ Forums, listen to the views, ideas and opinions of families and advocate on their behalf. They support families to access training, volunteering and employment opportunities.


Our sessions – please call Abbey and Lady Bay Children’s Centre for more information about these sessions.

Breast Feeding Group - At this session there are trained volunteers on hand to offer support & information, as well as an opportunity to share experiences with your peers.

Bumps to Babies – Meet other expectant and new parents in an informal and relaxed setting. Suitable for bumps to pre-movers.

The Inbetweeners – This parent led baby group is for babies that are starting to become mobile (approx 6 months to 1 year).

Wobbly Ones – Join us for a play session just for 1 year olds.

Toddly Tots – Join us for this free fun filled fortnightly play session for 2-3 year olds and their younger siblings.

Dads Group – This is a group for male carers to spend quality time with their children.

Save a Baby’s Life - This hour long session covers the basics of Paediatric First Aid such as CPR and choking and is open to families from the West Bridgford and Ruddington area.


Keep Up To Date!

Like us on Facebook-Search ‘Sure Start Rushcliffe’ and keep up to date with Children’s Centre activities. Alternatively ask to be added to our mailing list to receive regular email updates.


Become a Volunteer

Your local Children’s Centre offers volunteering opportunities that can help you to; build your confidence, learn new skills, develop your CV, utilise your existing skills and support local your community. We offer various training opportunities for our volunteers and as well for parents and carers.


Your views Matter...

Have a say in how your local Children’s Centre is run. We run meetings and consultations throughout the year where you can give your views, ideas and opinions about Children’s Centre services. You can get involved as little or as much as you like, in a variety of ways, including; Parent’s Forum meetings and Local Advisory Groups which are open to Mums, Dads and Carers.

You can also give feedback and ideas directly to staff, use the suggestion boxes that are available in our sessions or visit to tell us your story.

Your opinions and ideas mean a lot to us and help us to plan services for you and your family.



Abbey and Lady Bay Children’s Centre

Tewkesbury Close

West Bridgford



Telephone: 0115 9694480