Kempston South

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Coordinates: 52°06′37″N 0°30′13″W / 52.11021°N 0.50363°W / 52.11021; -0.50363

Kempston South
Kempston South is located in Bedfordshire
Kempston South
Kempston South
 Kempston South shown within Bedfordshire
OS grid reference TL025468
Civil parish Kempston
Unitary authority Bedford
Ceremonial county Bedfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BEDFORD
Postcode district MK42
Dialling code 01234
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Bedford
List of places
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Bedfordshire

Kempston South is an electoral ward and area within the town of Kempston, Bedfordshire, England.

The boundaries of Kempston South are approximately Elstow Road to the north, the A421 road to the south and east and Woburn Road to the west.

The area was developed from 1870 onwards under the name of Kempston New Town. In 1896 the settlement was absorbed into the Kempston Urban District. Today, Kempston Interchange Retail Park and the headquarters of Bedfordshire and Luton Fire and Rescue Service are located within the boundaries of Kempston South.