Bedfordshire County Council

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Bedfordshire County Council
Founded 1 April 1889
Disbanded 1 April 2009
Succeeded by Bedford Borough Council
Central Bedfordshire Council

Bedfordshire County Council was the county council of the non-metropolitan county of Bedfordshire in England. It was established on 1 April 1889 and was abolished on 1 April 2009.[1] The county council was based in Bedford.

In 1997 Luton Borough Council became a unitary authority and in 2009 the remaining county council was divided into two unitary authorities: Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council (formed from Mid Bedfordshire and South Bedfordshire District Councils).


  1. ^ The Bedfordshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008, SI 2008/907, art 5