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

Temporary Road Closure - High Street

The High Street will be closed between certain hours from 5th - 9th March

Speed Camera Data to Date

Review the latest speed camera data as provided by the Borough Council

Neighbourhood Development Plan - Update

The Oakley Neighbourhood Development Plan Group have nearly completed the plan. They have devised policies based on how you wished to see the village by 2035.