Welcome to Oakley, Bedfordshire

Oakley is a village and civil parish located in northern Bedfordshire, England, about four miles north west of the county town of Bedford and lies by the River Great Ouse. It has a population of approximately 2,500 and is near the villages of BromhamMilton ErnestClaphamRadwell, and Felmersham.

This picturesque, rural village encapsulates community spirit.  This is evident in what Oakley offers its residents and nearby communities.  Whether you wish to go for a quiet walk around our many, unspoilt fields, a picnic by the River Ouse, take the kids to our local park, enjoy a fine meal at the Bedford Arms restaurant, or relax with a refreshing drink at Oakley Sports & Social Club - we offer something for everyone.

Oakley is a beautiful, thriving village, which you'll undoubtedly realise as you browse this website.

Explore Oakley

Use our interactive map to explore Oakley and discover what it has to offer. Click on the markers on the map to find out more information or use the links below:




NDP

Neighbourhood Development Plan

The Parish Council has registered with the Borough Council to produce its own Neighbourhood Plan and has set up a sub-group consisting of Parish Councillors and interested residents. The sub-group will develop the Neighbourhood Plan over the next 2 years.

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Read Oakley's Latest News & Events

The Municipal Charity Bedford

The Municipal Charity seeks to help those who have resided in Bedford Borough for three years or more

Road Closure - Paula Radcliffe Way

A section of the A6 will be closed for 5 nights between 19th - 24th June

Minutes for June '17 Released

Download minutes taken from June's Parish Council meeting

Newsletter 2017 Released

Download the summer 2017 edition of the Oakley Parish Council newsletter