Bedford Town Centre

Bedford town centre has a wide variety of shops including Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Body Shop, Beales, Boots, Superdrug, and Primark, along with various other shops.

The local weekly Bedford market is on Wednesdays, offering a large selection of fresh fruit and vegetables, along with excellent meat and bakery stalls. This is located in the main market square (opposite McDonalds), and stretches around to the areas in front of Marks & Spencer.


All Claire Walton Property apartments are centrally located for your convenience. Therefore there is always a local newsagents, Budgens, Costcutters, or Tesco Express nearby.

The closest major supermarket Express shop within walking distance to our town centre apartments, especially the Castle Quarter, Castle Gate, Heron House and The Heights is the Tesco Express in the High Street Bedford. Alternatively there is also a Costcutters in the High Street and a food hall within Marks & Spencer in the town centre.

The closest supermarket/food shop to Britannia Wharf and other apartments close to Bedford Hospital are:
Morrisons Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9JP
Costcutters: 13-15 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK40 1RN
Londis: 160 Ampthill Road Bedford, MK42 9PU

However should you require a larger supermarket, then we have detailed below the locations of the larger supermarkets which are within a further walking distance, or just a short drive away from our apartments:

Tesco: Cardington Road Bedford Bedfordshire MK42 0BGRiverfield Drive Bedford Bedfordshire MK41 0SE
Sainsburys: 252-274 Bedford Road Kempston Bedfordshire MK42 8AY
90 Clapham Road Bedford Bedfordshire MK41 7PJ
Waitrose: Goldington Road, Bedford MK41 0UE
Lidl: 5-9 St Peters Street Bedford MK40 2PN (just off the High Street)
391-401 Bedford Road Kempston MK42 8PX
Aldi: 147 Church Lane, Bedford MK41 0PW

Bedford Hospital Accident & Emergency (South Wing)

We hope that you will not have an emergency whilst you are here, but should you need it, this is the location for Accident & Emergency which is open 24 hours. However in a medical emergency please call an ambulance on 999.


Bedford Restaurants

Alongside large chain restaurants such as Zizi, Nandos, Wagamama's and many more, Bedford has a great range of places to eat. Whatever cuisine you desire and whatever your budget, Bedford has some great restaurants to choose from.


A few of our favourite local restaurants...

Bedford Restaurants

The Higgins Pantry

In the heart of the buzzy Castle Quay area, alongside the river Ouse, our menu offers delicious Italian cuisine using fresh ingredients with strong southern Italian influences, our Italian style tapas is a must try.

Castle Lane, Bedford, MK40 3XD

+44 1234 276340

Bedford Restaurants

The New Bombay

Bedford's most established Indian restaurant, offering a great selection of dishes in a warm, friendly setting.

Castle Lane, Bedford, MK40 3XD

+44 1234 218 218

Bedford Restaurants


Dynamic, friendly, professional, informal - offering gourmet, organic Aberdeen Angus burgers and freshly made house slaws, sides and sauces.

25 St Cuthberts STREET, BEDFORD, MK41 3JG

+44 1234 300193