Ladbrokes cleans up its act


Following a campaign by the Bedford Independent, the Bedford High Street branch of Ladbrokes has now cleaned up its shop front, removing years of pigeon droppings, a nest and discarded bird’s egg.

Following our articles, tweets, and emails to Ladbrokes’ head office over the past two months, we were notified last night that a cherry-picker had been spotted at the St Paul’s Square end of the High Street, fuelling speculation that a clean-up was underway.

Read: Ladbrokes shop front still in need of some TLC

Confirmation came this morning, with photos of the refreshed fascia and we’re hopeful that a fresh lick of paint will be next on the agenda.

Ladbrokes shop front
Ladbrokes: before
Ladbrokes: After