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Opportunities

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Billions already committed. What are you waiting for?

The planned growth of the Bedford area will see billions of pounds invested in a wide range of new developments. There are still many opportunities to be a part of this. Developers, institutions and investors will find schemes ranging from housing, leisure and retail, through to industrial and commercial. Opportunities include:

 

Bedford Strategic Sites


Bedford is rapidly increasing in size and population and this creates a greater responsibility to ensure the town develops and local businesses continue to prosper.

 

The Strategic Sites for Business brochure  helps demonstrate why Bedford is a great location for business and how it can meet the accommodation and associated needs of businesses whatever their scale and line of business and whoever and wherever they need to link with, you can download your copy here.

 

New Dual A421


Carriageway joining two of the area's major road routes - the M1 and A1 has now been completed. This will support the sustainable economic activity in and around Bedford and to help not only existing businesses but will greatly improve travel links and encourage businesses to locate to the area.

 

Wixams Village


A development of 4,500 new homes and 11 hectares of land for business. Wixams consists of four garden 'villages' with open spaces, play areas and carefully planned landscaping. With its own 'town centre', employment area, schools and leisure facilities, Wixams has become a complete new community.

 

Wyboston


Already a 7 hectare business park development, Wyboston Lakes has the land and the resources available to expand considerably. The vision, together with the expertise of new partners to develop wider markets will position the Village as a World Class Centre of Excellence.

 

Castle Quay


The redevelopment of Castle Lane has now been completed and links the Cultural Quarter and the High Street. Castle Quay was officially opened on 19 February 2009 and is already breathing new life into the Town Centre. This exciting development provides a new location for modern town centre living with its 108 residential apartments. The complex also integrates 3 restaurants and 8 specialist retail units adding further variety to the shopping and dining offer in the town.

 

The Castle Quay development embraces the rich heritage of this area of the town, showcasing an open air archaeology park "Castle Bailey Gardens", and the Lime Kiln Vault (a scheduled ancient monument), providing a fitting gateway to the Cultural Quarter and the refurbished Museum and Art Galleries completed in 2013.

 

"Invest in Bedford, the first point of call for retail, industrial, office and land property options. The perfect setting for access to M1, A1 and London just 40 minutes away."

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