Clamping agencies DO operate within Bedford Town Centre. The
operators tend to work for private organisations within the town
centre and land which belongs to that organisation. Clamping is
also carried out in areas which belong to Housing Associations
(such as BPHA) which would include private car parks to residential
Bedford Borough Council utilises clamping as a last resort in
For clamping to be valid, there must be signage within the
vicinity to advise motorists of such enforcement processes.