Canopy Children’s Nurseries scoops bfa HSBC Emerging Franchisor Award

Franchise company, Canopy Children’s Nurseries was crowned the winner of the national Emerging Franchisor Award in the 2023 BFA (British Franchise Association) HSBC Franchise Awards.

The awards often referred to as the ‘Oscars of franchising’ were held recently at a glittering event at The Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham. 

Founded in 2020, Canopy Children’s Nurseries is setting new standards in the nursery market and is currently expanding with more franchisees coming on board. The team are passionate about bringing a modern approach with enriching environments, natural resources and a sustainable ethos that is in touch with the needs of today’s parents – a very different nursery concept.

The franchise now has nurseries in St. Albans, Wembley Park and Shrewsbury and three more are set to open in 2024.

Commenting on their win, Lynne Newman, Business Development Director, based in Solihull said:

“I’m thrilled to receive this prestigious award from the BFA, so early in our journey, recognising the impact and innovation that Canopy has already achieved.”
“This is just the start of the Canopy story, and we look forward to even greater achievements in the future, providing our special blend of care for children in more areas across the UK.The inspiration behind each and every day and our greatest priority, is always the wonderful children we care for, their families and creating the magical moments of childhood.”

Pip Wilkins, Chief Executive of the BFA said:

“Our huge congratulations to Canopy Children’s Nurseries on this tremendous win. We had some fantastic entries this year but theirs really stood out from the crowd. We would like to thank them for being such great ambassadors and for representing the very best in UK franchising.”

Canopy Children’s Nurseries provide childcare for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers in child friendly spaces with a focus on a natural environment and a welcome home from home. Its unique, ‘Canopy Code’ focuses learning on the skills that our youngest children really need to develop, as they are encouraged to become curious explorers, confident communicators, independent learners and inquisitive thinkers.