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Bedford Brains - Where education flows through everything

 

Imagine a place that puts education at the centre of everything it does. A place where the future is being created every day by extraordinary people. With high-achieving local schools and colleges, surrounded by world-class universities and cutting-edge research and development centres, Bedford offers stunning views of the future.

 


 

Bedford’s voice speaks more than a hundred languages that create a vibrant cultural mix. Add to this the growing global links that shape Bedford’s attitude, and it’s easy to see why so many major companies are planning their futures here too.

 


 

Bedford sits between the thriving cities of Cambridge and Milton Keynes, in the heart of Europe’s dynamic innovation region and just a short hop from London. The Bedford area is central for business and central for living.

 


 

Major local Higher Education facilities include the University of Bedfordshire with 23,000 students and Cranfield University with 3,800 post graduate students, 14,500 continuing professional development delegates and world-class research specialisms in aerospace, automotive, bio-science, energy, environment, manufacturing, security and defence.

 


Bedford College with 16,000 students is rated by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’, a centre of vocational excellence in 5 disciplines and a trainer of thousands of managers and employees each year


 

GCSE and A level results are above the national average with a number of the local schools amongst the best performing schools in the country, with specialist status in business and enterprise, maths and computing, humanities, arts and sport.

 

"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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