Kempston Central and East

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Kempston Central and East
Kempston Central and East is located in Bedfordshire
Kempston Central and East
Kempston Central and East
Kempston Central and East shown within Bedfordshire
Population7,136 (2011 Census. Ward)[1]
OS grid referenceTL036478
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBEDFORD
Postcode districtMK42
Dialling code01234
PoliceBedfordshire
FireBedfordshire and Luton
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Bedfordshire
52°07′08″N 0°29′16″W / 52.11888°N 0.48784°W / 52.11888; -0.48784Coordinates: 52°07′08″N 0°29′16″W / 52.11888°N 0.48784°W / 52.11888; -0.48784

Kempston Central and East is an electoral ward and area within Kempston, Bedfordshire, England.

The boundaries of the ward are approximately the River Great Ouse to the north, the Midland Main Line railway line to the east, Elstow Road to south and Bedford Road to the west.

The area used to be a hamlet known as Kempston East End, but was absorbed into the Kempston Urban District in 1896. Today, Kempston Barracks and the Saxon shopping centre (including a Sainsburys supermarket) are located within the boundaries of the ward.

Previously known as Kempston East, the ward's name was changed for the 5th May 2011 local elections and it became Kempston Central and East.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bedford Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 May 2014. Retrieved 2013-08-16.