Church Arcade

In 2009 Bedford's Church Arcade  was refurbished with a grand re-opening by the Mayor of Bedford Dave Hodgson. Church Arcade is home to a selection of independent businesses.


Baker’s Best

18 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 330423

Bread, cakes, sandwiches, drinks, samosas, parathas, onion bhajis, curries and more.

Everything is made in our own bakery in St Neots, and everything is made from exceptional quality and flavour. No frozen ingredients are used in our bread and cakes.


DP Clarke Butchers

5 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 328323

Top quality fresh meat and deli products, specialising in Scotch beef and lamb from the Orkney Islands, full of natural flavour.


Millman Jewellers

2 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 354026

Millman Jewellers Independent Jeweller providing Bedfordshire with quality and value Diamond and Wedding Rings for over 50 years.

Our ethos is to provide exciting contemporary and traditional gold and silver  jewellery and watches, of good quality, at competitive prices with the absolute best in service, attention and care.

Stockist of Kit Heath, Uno de 50, Corona Estonia Diamond Range, Ti Sento, Amore, My iMenso, Coeur De Lion, Fei Liu and Sphere of Life.

We also undertake jewellery and watch repairs and Valuations.


Paul’s Café

11 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 358921

All Day Breakfast, Sandwiches, Baguettes, Paninis, Burgers, Soup, Jacket Potatoes, Halal Chicken, Salad, Tea & Coffee


Sena Jewellers

16 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 219662

Jewellery store in Church Arcade


Shenlong Chinese Medical Centre

14 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 268667

Shenlong was established in 1999 in the UK and has been in Bedford for 10 years.
All of our Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors have undergone at least 5 years full time training at the university of TCM in China, and more than 10 years clinical experience to improve themselves.

Shenlong does acupuncture and TuiNa (massage) to help stiff necks, headaches, frozen shoulders, back pain, sciatica pain, knee and foot pain. Shenlong can also help menopause, eczema, psoriasis, IBS, anxiety and stress.


Silvest Hair & Beauty

1 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 212576

We have no juniors, you book the stylist and get the stylist each time! Our prices are all inclusive with no added extras.


Simi & Lola

6 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 589752

Our shop name Simi & Lola is dedicated to our children Simi and Lola.
We specialise in accessories such as costume jewellery, lovely handbags, hats, scarves, unusual clothing, gift items and much more.


The Re-use Centre

3 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 347436

Pre-loved furniture and white goods, new beds and mattresses, bric-a-brac, books and clothes.


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