Where do people move to Bedford from? The top 10 places in the UK people leave for a new life in our town

The town is certainly popular when it comes to relocation

Monday, 29th March 2021, 3:11 pm
The town is certainly popular when it comes to relocation from others parts of the country

People from Bedford know it is a great place to live – and it turns out thousands of other Brits agree.

In fact, in the 12 months to June 2019, 9,432 people moved to Bedford from elsewhere in the UK.

That’s according to internal migration data from the Office for National Statistics, which also reveals the areas of the country where the most people are drawn to Bedford from.

The most common place people arrived in the area from was Central Bedfordshire with 1,630 arrivals in the year to June 2019

So where is the pull to Bedford the greatest?

From nearby Central Bedfordshire to Barnet, here we reveal the top 10 places people leave in search of a new life here.

The second most common place people arrived in the area from was Luton with 693 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The third most common place people arrived in the area from was Milton Keynes with 591 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The fourth most common place people arrived in the area from was Huntingdonshire with 257 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The fifth most common place people arrived in the area from was East Northamptonshire with 230 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The sixth most common place people arrived in the area from was Northampton with 163 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The seventh most common place people arrived in the area from was Buckinghamshire with 149 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The eighth most common place people arrived in the area from was North Hertfordshire with 149 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The ninth most common place people arrived in the area from was Leicester with 140 arrivals in the year to June 2019
The tenth most common place people arrived in the area from was Barnet with 131 arrivals in the year to June 2019