Venues across two counties for hire

Friday 3 May 2019

Bedford College Services (BCS) Ltd is the commercial wing of The Bedford College Group which seeks to maximise income which can be generated from facilities and services.

With campuses across two counties, the Group has accommodation which can be let for business, commercial, wedding or social activities.

For instance the swimming pool, gym, theatre, and former church within The Bedford Sixth Form (formerly the Girls’ High School) in Bromham Road are used by the public on a regular basis all year round under the heading of The location has the huge benefit of its own parking.

Venue hire 2On the same site the beautiful Grand Hall is a super setting for wedding and civil services for up to 160 guests. Prices start at £750. For a smaller ceremony of 20 or less the Board Room is available for as little as £400. 

Most recently a Style Event with a wedding dress fashion show was staged at the Grand Hall in conjunction with George James Bridal’s Nicola Harris (pictured)

Meanwhile a wide range of rooms and facilities, are available for hire at various times of the year at the riverside Bedford campus - including rooms and the balcony of the new Advanced Engineering Centre, the Studio Theatre with tiered seating and more, visit

Within the rural setting of Old Warden, Shuttleworth College’s restaurant is a large room, with catering facilities, available for a range of uses. Out of term time overnight accommodation is also available in student suites. Again both Bedford and Shuttleworth campuses have on site car parking.

Across the border in Northamptonshire modern facilities at Kettering and Corby can be hired including The Manor House restaurant all with plenty of free on site parking. 

If you want to book any of the above contact Leanne Cripps on

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