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Bedford services


A421 at Elstow, Bedford
(also accessible to traffic on the A6)

Signposted from the road.


MK42 9BF

(Google Maps link)


Single site located at a junction.

The Bedford Bypass was built in the 1990s and this small service area was built on a narrow strip of land in the corner of one of its junctions.


Hotel: Holiday Inn Expressbook Forecourt: BP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, Air1 AdBlue, Free Cash Machine

Parking Prices

Short stay customer parking is available for cars. No HGV parking is available.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Service Station
Wilstead Road
MK42 9BF

🌍 Operators (Official Websites):

Trivia and History

The first plans for a service area here emerged in 1995, proposed by Action 2000. The proposal initially covered the full plot of land, but was scaled back.

The forecourt opened in around 1997. Despite initial plans from Shell, it was built by Mobil for BP. Little Chef then planned to build a restaurant on the remaining plot of land, but this was withdrawn in 1999. Instead the hotel opened there in around 2004.


Marston Moretaine (5 miles)Services on the A421Wyboston (A1 southbound, 10 miles)
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noneServices on the A6none nearby