Church Arcade

In 2009 Bedford's Church Arcade  was refurbished with a grand re-opening by the Mayor of Bedford Dave Hodgson. Church Arcade is home to a selection of independent businesses.



Arcade Fishing Tackle

11a Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 07398 755986

We offer a comprehensive range of very affordable good quality fishing tackle as we want people of all ages to enjoy fishing without having to spend a lot of money on their sport.

We realise that people would much prefer to see and feel the products they are buying than shop on-line, especially if the products offer excellent value for money and there is free help and advice on getting started.​

Baker’s Best

18 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 330423

Bread, cakes, sandwiches, drinks, samosas, parathas, onion bhajis, curries and more.

Everything is made in our own bakery in St Neots, and everything is made from exceptional quality and flavour. No frozen ingredients are used in our bread and cakes.

DP Clarke Butchers

5 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 07758433502

Top quality fresh meat and deli products, specialising in Scotch beef and lamb from the Orkney Islands, full of natural flavour.

Electric Gypsy Tattoo Studio

4 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 328323

Lee has been tattooing for over 20 years now, he loves his work and is always happy to go that extra mile. The shop is clean and friendly.


Fealy's Bakery

6 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 07855016872


Irish, English, and Continental bread and cakes. Irish groceries. Large selection of Irish branded products in store.


Millman Jewellers

2 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 354026

Millman Jewellers Independent Jeweller providing Bedfordshire with quality and value Diamond and Wedding Rings for over 50 years.

Our ethos is to provide exciting contemporary and traditional gold and silver  jewellery and watches, of good quality, at competitive prices with the absolute best in service, attention and care.

Stockist of Kit Heath, Uno de 50, Corona Estonia Diamond Range, Ti Sento, Amore, My iMenso, Coeur De Lion, Fei Liu and Sphere of Life.

We also undertake jewellery and watch repairs and Valuations.

Paul’s Café & Bar

11 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 358921

All Day Breakfast, Sandwiches, Baguettes, Paninis, Burgers, Soup, Jacket Potatoes, Halal Chicken, Salad, Tea & Coffee.  Now also a bar serving alcoholic drinks including cocktails!

Rollback World

7 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     0300 111 0808

Rollback World is your one stop store for all things rolling.  We provide products and servicing for BMX bikes, Stunt Scooters, Skateboards and Roller skates. Also look out for our regular roller sport events from skateboard, scooter & roller skate tuition as well as our skate related parties and corporate events.

Sena Jewellers

16 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 219662

Jewellery store in Church Arcade

Shenlong Chinese Medical Centre

14 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 268667

Shenlong was established in 1999 in the UK and has been in Bedford for 10 years.
All of our Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors have undergone at least 5 years full time training at the university of TCM in China, and more than 10 years clinical experience to improve themselves.

Shenlong does acupuncture and TuiNa (massage) to help stiff necks, headaches, frozen shoulders, back pain, sciatica pain, knee and foot pain. Shenlong can also help menopause, eczema, psoriasis, IBS, anxiety and stress.

Silvest Hair & Beauty

1 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 212576

We have no juniors, you book the stylist and get the stylist each time! Our prices are all inclusive with no added extras.

The Re-use Centre

3 Church Arcade, Bedford MK40 1LQ     Tel. 01234 347436

Pre-loved furniture and white goods, new beds and mattresses, bric-a-brac, books and clothes.



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