Finance & Funding



property acquisition

Property Acquisition

property design

Property Design



early years training

Early Years


Monkey Puzzle Day Nurseries has a fantastic team to help guide all of our nurseries and franchisees to success. Our team has been carefully chosen to deliver the very best support possible wherever the need may be. Their deep experience and expert knowledge of the childcare sector make us the undisputed leader in the franchised nursery sector. From property acquisition and occupancy assistance to marketing and recruitment, Monkey Puzzle’s specialist staff will be there for every step of the journey.

Richard Blunden
Richard BlundenCEO
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Grace King
Grace KingFranchise Director
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Stuart Graham
Stuart GrahamOperations Director
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Sophie Hailey
Sophie HaileyFranchising and Property Acquisitions Associate
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Glenn Webster
Glenn WebsterMarketing Director
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Sarah Wheatley
Sarah WheatleyFranchise Development Manager
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Paul Newton
Paul NewtonPlanning Advisor
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Francesca Rau
Francesca RauMarketing Executive
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Fran Slater
Fran SlaterBusiness Information Manager & Accounts Assistant
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Gemma Nance
Gemma NanceHead of Operations
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Kirsty Bradbury
Kirsty BradburyTraining and Development Lead
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To get your childcare nursery franchise started with Monkey Puzzle, there are some simple stages to go through to approve your application before then embarking on your franchise journey with us.

Request an information pack
information pack

Stage 1

Information Pack

To have the key information before applying you need our franchise offering brochure. Simply complete the online information request form and we will get that sent to you.

online application

Stage 2

Online Application

Once you have decided that a childcare nursery franchise is for you then you will need to complete and submit the online application form. We will review this and if suitable move to the next stage.

exploration call

Stage 3

Exploration Call

We will be in touch to arrange an exploration call to understand a bit more about you and run through your application details. This is also an opportunity to find out more about the nursery franchise opportunity and answer any questions you may have.

due diligence

Stage 4

Due Diligence

Following the call, we will go through the due diligence process. You can also talk to some of our franchisees to understand what it’s like operating a childcare nursery and being part of the Monkey Puzzle franchise family.


Stage 5

In-person interview

We will invite you in for a formal interview, where you will have the opportunity to present and for us to assess your suitability to franchise with Monkey Puzzle.