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Addison Howard Park is the main park in Kempston, and forms the grounds for the Grange Estate, a large residential house within the park. 

The space hosts a number of sports and community facilities including a community garden looked after by Green Man Community Garden volunteers.

As COVID-19 rates remain high in Bedford Borough, we are asking residents to continue help us keep our play areas as safe as possible and continue to follow the play area rules

Car park is open as normal.

Green Flag Award

Addison Howard Park is one of five Bedford Borough Council managed parks which has been awarded a Green Flag. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises quality parks and open spaces in the UK and around the world. 

More information on the Green Flag Award. 



  • Basketball court  
  • Cricket pitch
  • Fitness equipment
  • Football pitches
  • Multi-use games area
  • Play area
  • Tennis courts
  • Toilets (on outer park path by play area)  

Book a pitch or court. 

Book an event in this park

Go to our parks events booking page to create an event.

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