Memorial Benches

If you would like to celebrate an event or remember a loved one you may be interested in siting a plaque on one of our park benches. By using existing benches, rather than installing new ones, we are able to use the donations to refurbish of our park benches and to install more benches in parks and greenspace where there are most needed.


Your dedication will remain on site for 15 years with a cast bronze plaque of your own wording to mark the memorial. A variety of benches and sites are available within the scheme at a number of park locations including:

  • Bedford Park
  • The Embankment
  • Russell Park
  • Mill Meadows

 

An example of a memorial bench in Bedford Park

 
For more information contact:
Larissa Clarke (Parks Officer) on 01234 718350 or larissa.clarke@bedford.gov.uk

 

Priory Country Park

If you wish to have a memorial bench in Priory Country Park, please call Ed Burnett on 01234 228759 or ed.burnett@bedford.gov.uk

 

Memorial Trees

If you would like to plant a tree in memory of a loved one, or in celebration of a special event, please contact Ajay Joshi on ajay.joshi@bedford.gov.uk

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Bedford Borough is a vibrant area to live in with an abundance of leisure opportunities for residents and visitors. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic programme of cultural events throughout the year, and providing a wide range of affordable health opportunities, through our quality parks, award winning leisure centres and sports development work.

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