A HIGHLY-RATED Bridgwater nursery is looking to relocate in order to expand its offer.

Butterflies Day Nursery, which has an Outstanding rating from Ofsted, is currently based at the Express Park but is looking to move into a new home in nearby Woodlands Business Park.

The proposed development for a single storey modular building which would cover 459 square metres and include classrooms, toilets, a kitchen, office and reception.

There would also be a new play area to the rear of the building for outdoor activities.

The existing business currently provides childcare services for children aged three months to five years; and there are currently 144 families using these childcare services per week.

Butterflies' say the new facility would allow the nursery to increase capacity by 25 per cent, reduce running costs, and provide a larger and improved outdoor learning facility and environment.

The existing 22 employees would transfer to the new facility and there is potential for further jobs to be created.

To view the full application visit the planning section of the Sedgemoor District Council website and search for the application number 09/18/00042.