The village was established in the early 2000s in the buildings and grounds of Fairfield Hospital, a defunct psychiatric hospital which closed in 1999. The village consists of some 900 dwellings of different housing types and about 100 apartments in the former hospital building.
Fairfield Park was originally intended to become a new village in its own right, but was designated by planners as part of Stotfold civil parish. However, on 1 April 2013 the village became a separate civil parish, and elected its own parish council in May 2013.
Amentities in the village include a community centre, sports hall, and Fairfield Park Lower School.
- "Fairfield Park Lower School - School History". Fairfield.beds.sch.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
- "Fairfield Park". Fairfield Park. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
- Published on 18/05/2013 10:05 (2013-05-18). "Historic moment for community's parish council - Local News". Biggleswade Today. Retrieved 2013-05-25.
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