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
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.
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
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.
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."