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New Cardington

Near Bedford, Bedfordshire

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New Cardington is a development of 1 & 2-bedroom apartments and 2, 3, 4 & 5-bedroom new homes in Bedfordshire, which offers excellent local facilities, along with convenient access to Milton Keynes, Bedford & Northampton. Constructed in a variety of styles, these homes will appeal to first-time buyers, families and commuters.

Development features

1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes

Convenient amenities within the development

Local shopping and leisure facilities

15-minute drive to Bedford

Ease of access to key regional transport links

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Conder Boulevard, Near Bedford, MK42 0GL

Sales office opening hours

This development is  marketed from our Eastcotts Green development in Shortstown, Bedfordshire, open:

Monday  10:00 – 17:00 

Tuesday  10:00 – 17:00 

Wednesday   10:00 – 17:00  

Thursday  12:00 – 19:00 

Friday  10:00 – 17:00 

Saturday  10:00 – 17:00

Sunday  10:00 – 17:00   




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Siteplan of New Cardington

The site plan is drawn to show the relative position of individual properties, NOT TO SCALE. This is a two dimensional drawing and will not show land contours and gradients, boundary treatments, landscaping or local authority street lighting. Footpaths subject to change. For details of individual properties and availability please refer to our Sales Advisor.

New Cardington is situated to the southeast of Bedford, and can be found just five minutes from the A6.

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The local area

Sports and leisure

In the area surrounding New Cardington, residents will find a number of leisure activities to pique their interests. Priory Country Park is a delightful outdoor space to explore, with 360 acres of parkland comprising lakes, meadows and woodland nestled on a bend of the River Ouse.

Children are catered for by Gulliver’s Land, Milton Keynes, which featuring rides, attractions and entertainment aimed at younger ages. Woburn Safari Park is another enjoyable place to visit with the family as over 80 species of wildlife are able to roam the 300 acres of parkland.

The Higgins Art Gallery and Museum in Bedford is housed in a 200-year-old building rich in local history, showcasing an exploration of fine 20thcentury artworks. It also holds touring exhibitions throughout the year. Also in Bedford there is the Shuttleworth Collection, an aeronautical and automotive museum housed in the old Warden Aerodrome. It is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the world thanks to its rare and interesting collection of artefacts and memorabilia.

Golf enthusiasts will find Aspley Guise and Woburn Sands Golf Club, an 18-hole parkland course based upon designs by Sandy Herd, just 15 minutes’ drive from the development.

Shopping and dining

Part of the New Cardington development is the purpose-built Village Centre, which offers a local supermarket and pharmacy; further amenities can be found in the surrounding area. A selection of casual eateries can also be found within easy reach of the development, catering for a broad variety of tastes.

Harpur Shopping Centre in Bedford has over 30 retailers including high-street chains, department stores, while the Bedford Town Arcade offers a unique shopping experience comprising independent boutiques and locally-run businesses.

Bedford has a wider assortment of well-frequented establishments serving cuisine from around the world including Asian, Italian, Spanish and Indian. For something more unique try The Castle at Bedford, a Great British Pub award-winner that has a welcoming atmosphere and serves delicious meals alongside real cask ales.

For special occasions the Paris House Restaurant in Woburn is a highlight. Set on 22 acres of stunning deer park on the Woburn Estate, this establishment is the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Bedfordshire. Here, they craft exciting and innovative British-inspired tasting menus.


Residents will find a selection of well-regarded schools within easy reach of the development. On the New Cardington site, the Shortstown Primary School is less than two-years-old and is easy walking distance for parents and children. Elstow School for five to 10-year-olds is less than two miles away, while Willington Lower School is an eight minute drive. St John’s School, which caters for two-year-olds to 19-years-of-age is just under 10 minute’s journey. The popular Bedford Girl’s School and Bedford School for boys are 2.2 miles and 3.9 miles away respectively.

Students of higher-education will find the University of Bedfordshire has campuses at both Luton, a 34-minute commute and at Milton Keynes, which is a 25-minute trip.


These new homes in Bedfordshire are afforded excellent commuter links to destinations close by as well as those further afield. The A421 is a useful connection that allows for travel to Milton Keynes in 25 minutes. Bedford is just over 10 minutes drive away via the A603, while Luton is a 19.5 mile trip along the A6. The M1 is 10.7 miles from home and affords travel to Northampton, 40 minutes away and London city centre, which is one hour and 12 minutes by car.

New Cardington is served by the Bedford Railway Station, which runs regular services to popular destinations. A trip to Leicester is 42 minutes, while Nottingham is a one hour and 14 minute journey. The capital’s London St Pancras International can be reached in one hour and two minutes.

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Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day. Sources: Good Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.