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Central Bedfordshire Council

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Central Bedfordshire
Location Map ( geo)
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Primary Destinations
Other Important Destinations
Leighton Buzzard
Bedford • Buckinghamshire • Cambridgeshire • Hertfordshire • Luton • Milton Keynes
National Highways Roads
M1, A1, A5, A421

Central Bedfordshire Council is the Highway Authority responsible for the planning, maintenance, and development of all roads – other than trunk roads, managed by National Highways – in that part of the historic county of Bedfordshire it administers, together with some small peripheral areas which are parts of the historic counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire.

Primary destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the area administered by the council:

Trunk roads

The following roads that run through the council area are, at least in part, trunk roads and are therefore managed by National Highways:

Class I and class II roads (numbers signed)

Other A- and B-roads which are, wholly or in part, managed by the council:

Route From To Length


A6 Luton Carlisle 299 miles View
A418 Wheatley Linslade 25.3 miles View
A421 Barleymow Roundabout, Brackley Black Cat Roundabout, Roxton 44.4 miles View
A505 Leighton Buzzard Great Abington 49.2 miles View
A507 Brogborough Buntingford 31.4 miles View
A600 Hitchin Bedford 18.2 miles View
A603 Bedford Cambridge 29.9 miles View
A4012 Leighton Buzzard Hockliffe 4.8 miles View
A4146 Hemel Hempstead Milton Keynes 16.7 miles View
A5065 Leagrave Luton 2.8 miles View
A5120 Toddington Interchange Ampthill bypass 4.5 miles View
A5183 Elstree Dunstable 21.8 miles View
A5505 M1 J11A Dunstable Town Centre View
A6001 Holme Green Biggleswade 2.3 miles View  
B440 Hemel Hempstead Leighton Buzzard 12.4 miles View
B489 Buckland Dunstable 10.6 miles View
B530 Fancott Kempston 14.0 miles View
B579 Luton Toddington 6.3 miles View
B653 Luton Stanborough 10.7 miles View
B655 Barton-le-Clay Hitchin 7.5 miles View
B658 Chicksands Biggleswade By Pass 5.9 miles View
B659 Henlow Camp Biggleswade 6.3 miles View
B1040 Biggleswade Crowland 50.5 miles View
B1042 Sandy Wimpole Lodge 11.5 miles View
B4506 Northchurch Whipsnade 7.3 miles View
B4540 Whipsnade (W) Luton 7.8 miles View
B4541 Whipsnade Dunstable 2.2 miles View
B5120 Dunstable Toddington 5.1 miles View
B5704 Hockliffe Ridgmont station 7.5 miles View
B5790 Chalton Houghton Regis 0.6 miles View     

Class III and unclassified roads (numbers unsigned)

Main Article: Central Bedfordshire Council (Class III roads)

Central Bedfordshire Council uses a "C" prefix in numbering its Class III roads, a "UC" prefix in numbering its unclassified roads.


Main Article: Central Bedfordshire Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Central Bedfordshire Council (Crossings)


Central Bedfordshire Council
A6 • A418 • A421 • A505 • A507 • A600 • A603 • A4012 • A4146 • A5065 • A5120 • A5183 • A5505 • A6001 • B440 • B489 • B530 • B579 • B653 • B655 • B658 • B659 • B1040 • B1042 • B4506 • B4540 • B4541 • B5120 (Dunstable) • B5704 • B5790 • Bedfordshire Scenic Route • C204 (Central Bedfordshire)
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