St Mary’s Pre-school in Rowden Hill, Chippenham has won an award for being a top recommended nursery in the South West.

The nursery came third out of 1,028 nurseries in the region. The top ten nurseries received an award from online directory and industry website The award was based on the nursery’s online recommendations from the parents of their children plus relatives and guardians of the children.

St Mary’s Pre-school chairman Kerrie Hanlon said: “We feel very honoured to have been given an award and to be placed third in the whole of the South West is just amazing.

“We are very proud of all of our children and feel we play an important part, along with their parents, in getting them ready for the onward journey into school. As we are an independent smaller pre-school, our door is always open to parents.”