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Living and working in Bedfordshire

If you are thinking of joining us to help protect people and fight crime, you may have some Disability confident leader logoquestions about living or working in Bedfordshire. We have put together some information to help answer these questions.

Please remember we are happy to answer any questions you may have. You can call us on 01438 757777 or email us.

What are the house prices and rental prices like in Bedfordshire?

To find out more about the house prices please visit Zoopla (opens in new window)

What is the crime rate in Bedfordshire?

View Bedfordshire's crime statistics (opens in new window) 

What are the transport and road links like in Bedfordshire?


  • The A1 London to Edinburgh road (the Great North Road) runs close by Biggleswade and Sandy
  • The A5 London to Holyhead Road (Watling Street), passes through Dunstable
  • The M1 runs from London to Leeds and has three key junctions in the Bedfordshire area around Luton, Bedford and Milton Keynes.
  • The A6 from Rushden to Luton adds extra capability in getting from Bedford to Luton


London Luton Airport has flights to many UK, European, Middle Eastern and North African destinations, operated largely but not exclusively by low-cost airlines. 



Three of England's main lines pass through Bedfordshire adding lots of opportunity for commuters:

There are rural services also running between Bedford(opens in new window) and Bletchley (opens in new window) along the Marston Vale Line (opens in new window).

What is there to do in Bedfordshire?

There is lots to do in Bedfordshire no matter what you or your families interests are. Find out more about the county's attractions on Visit England (opens in new window)or Experience Bedfordshire (opens in new window).

The Bedfordshire Police Sports and Social Club regularly lists offers to the top attractions for Police employees and supports all the varied clubs we have such as golf, football and horse riding.

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