Kempston South

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Kempston South
Kempston South is located in Bedfordshire
Kempston South
Kempston South
Location within Bedfordshire
Population4,099 (2011 Census. Ward)[1]
OS grid referenceTL025468
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBEDFORD
Postcode districtMK42
Dialling code01234
FireBedfordshire and Luton
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°06′37″N 0°30′13″W / 52.11021°N 0.50363°W / 52.11021; -0.50363Coordinates: 52°06′37″N 0°30′13″W / 52.11021°N 0.50363°W / 52.11021; -0.50363

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.


  1. ^ "Bedford Ward population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 November 2016.