Council urges residents to enjoy Bedford safely as Embankment comes into bloom

"Remember to stay apart from other households and keep your community safe"

Monday, 19th April 2021, 1:49 pm
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 1:50 pm

As the Embankment starts to come into bloom again, residents are being urged to be mindful of the 'rule of six' while outdoors.

More than 40,000 tulip bulbs were planted in the autumn along with bedding plants such as pansies, bellis and wallflowers, providing a seasonal spectacle down the river.

With Covid-19 restrictions starting to ease and two households, or groups of up to six people from different households allowed to meet outdoors, the Bedford Borough Council is encouraging residents to visit the Embankment.

The Embankment, Bedford

A council spokesperson said: “We are incredibly proud of our beautiful Embankment, and our grounds team work really hard to create these wonderful floral displays.

“If you visit the Embankment to enjoy the display in the fresh air, please remember to stay apart from other households and keep your community safe.”