Bedford Riverside, North Bedford

Bedford Borough Council sought a development partner to regenerate a council owned car park and former Town Hall. Coplan was originally selected in partnership with Linkcity by the council. Bouygues Construction were appointed main contractor.

Coplan funded the commercial elements with TH Real Estate and the residential elements funded through Delph Property Group and The Guiness Trust.

The Scheme opened in summer 2017.

Project Details

  • £40m mixed-use town centre scheme
  • 12 retail / restaurants units, including: Bella Italia, Miller & Carter, Zizzi, Mexico, Coal Bar & Grill, Wagamama, Lounges and Anytime Fitness
  • 7 screen Vue cinema
  • 100 bed Premier Inn hotel
  • 66 residential riverside apartments
  • New town square and footbridge over the river