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Bedford is a local, category B prison which has been on its current site since 1801. It was enlarged in 1849 and a new gate lodge, house block and health care centre added in early 1990s.
St Loyes Street
MK40 1HG
Tel: 01234 373000
Fax: 01234 273568
Governor: Ian Blakeman
Operational capacity: 506 as of 8th August 2008
Accommodation: Cells

Reception criteria: Normal reception arrangements. Bedford accepts adult male prisoners remanded into custody from Luton Crown Court and magistrates' courts in Bedfordshire. The prison also accepts young adult (18-21) male prisoners. 


Dentistry in prisons

This book is a valuable tool for all members of the prison dental team, in particular, those starting out in a career in prison dentistry or special care dentistry.

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Prison Dental Services - Prison Dental Services (PDS) was set up with the aim of reducing the cost of dental care in prisons the United Kingdom and to improve the quality of the service.

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