Children's Centre

Highfield Children's Centre

Address: Chesterfield Drive, Ipswich, IP1 6DW

Telephone: 01473 742534 ex2.

Highfield @ Bramford Lane

Address: St Thomas' Church Hall, Ipswich, IP1 5BS

Telephone: 01473 462577

Open 9am - 4pm

We welcome visitors and are happy to arrange a visit or answer any questions you may have. Please contact our Children's Centre Manager, Jannice Simpson or our office staff, Charlotte or Beth on one of the above phone numbers for further information.  

Here at the children's centre we offer a full programme of activities and groups. We work with the local community in providing services that families benefit from. All free of charge we regularly run baby and toddler groups, health visitor drop in's and many forms of advice.

In addition to our groups, the centre also offers targeted family support to help you with issues you may be facing and with any advice you may need. Please contact us should you desire this type of support.


Our current programme can be found on the 'Programmes' page of this website.

Alternatively come and visit us and we can give you a paper copy.


Please like us on Facebook at 'Highfield and Bramford Lane Children's Centre' and keep up to date with our events and be made aware of any changes we have made to our timetabled service.


Suffolk Family Information Service A free information service providing details about finding childcare locally, free education for children from 2, local services/activities as well as advice about working in childcare, early education and play work. For further information please phone 0345 60 800 33


Click here to have a read of the 'What To Expect When Document'.


If you are concerned about a child's welfare or are unable to contact the Children's Centre 

please contact Customer First on 0808 800 4005

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