Bricks - Building
Retrospective planning permission for a detached double garage in Odell has been granted despite a claim that part of the development was overhanging a neighbour’s property. The plans...
Bricks - Building
A planning application for up to 500 new homes in Sharnbrook has been submitted to Bedford Borough Council. The development, located east of the village at Hill Farm, Mill Road, will...
How the Home of Production (HOP)at Quest Pit Stewartby might look
A former quarry pit, once destined to be a home for an ambitious aquatic project in Stewartby, could now become a state-of-the-art film and television studio. Home of Production (HOP), a newly...
Bedford Town Centre
Bedford Borough Council wants to hear from residents as the next phase of the Local Plan 2040 consultation begins. Local Plans set out where growth and development will take place - everything from...
Elstow Park and Ride
A waiting room intended to help users of Bedford’s park and ride to keep out of the elements while they wait to hop on a bus into town is set to be taken over by… a car rental company...
The scrap stored at David John Wright's Harter Road home
A Bedford man has been fined £10,000 for storing scrap at his home after he pleaded guilty for breaching a Planning Enforcement Notice. David John Wright, of Harter Road, was ordered...
Bricks - Building
A residents’ petition has been launched after developers approached the council for expert opinions on the impact 1,100 new homes near Shortstown would have on the local area...
Councillors have controversially granted permission to an “anti-democratic” plan for 20 new homes in a village near Bedford. A site called Hayle Field, off High Street, in Thurleigh...
A plan to convert a former college building into supported flats for homeless people in Bedford has been greeted with acclaim by councillors. Rogers Court, on the corner of Kingsway and Cauldwell Street
on street parking
Parking in a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) is not a concern for Bedford Borough Council’s planning officers when they consider planning...
Bricks - Building
More homes could be set to be built on a former school site. A planning application has been submitted to Bedford Borough Council for the former St Andrew’s School site on Pemberley Avenue...
Solar power
A 185-acre (75 hectares) 45MW solar farm, powering 15,000 homes a year, could soon be built between Bedford and Milton Keynes under new plans. The proposals by Renewable...