Our Ampthill branch was opened after the purchase and refurbishment of a redundant chapel to which the business was able to give a new lease of life.
The branch has arrangement rooms, a chapel of rest and parking.
Opening times: Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.30
We provide French translation to everyone who needs it – businesses large and small, people who own homes in France.
We specialise in technical French – manuals, reports, training programmes and instructions for engineering, including aeronautical, automotive, oil, steel and gas, but we can help with most stuff you need whether it’s translated from English to French or French to English.
If you want quality translation based on more than 30 years experience, you can trust us – rather than making French-speaking customers laugh by relying on an online translation system.
An independent insurance broker focusing on putting the community needs at the forefront of our business. We provide local businesses and residents with the protection they need to keep themselves and their businesses safe.
Our goal is to be the one stop solution to all your insurance requirements.
JAC Publications Ltd produces two local advertising directories that are hand delivered to over 28,000 homes and business. Whether you need to find a local tradesperson or service, or you are looking to advertise your business, The Bedfordshire Oracle is the most effective way of spreading the word.
We are BSI trained Lead Auditors, auditing Quality Management Systems primarily for small companies. We cover ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. The ISO standard promotes the development of quality through continual improvement, customer satisfaction and traceability.
The benefits of being ISO registered are enormous. Not only status within your industry but key criteria in convincing potential clients to utilise your products and services. Achieving certification is quick, efficient and cost effective.
- Personal Assistant Services
- Virtual Business Support
- Lifestyle Management
We can help with anything from admin and blogging to decluttering and moving house.
As a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor, Ian can advise on all aspects of dangerous goods movements, including the preparation of the legally required “Annual Dangerous Goods Report”
Holding a National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health (Nebosh) Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, Ian will ensure that all works are carried out in a safe manner. If required method statements and risk assessments can be produced to a customer’s requirements.
Bedford and Ampthill Notaries provide timely and comprehensive Notarial Legal Services, including the preparation and Notarisation of Authentic Acts/Instruments and other Legal Documentation, in particular for use abroad and the legalisation of the same.
Such Notarial documents have Probative force, as confirmed by Rule 32.20 of the Supreme Court of Judicature of England and Wales. With our 2 extremely experienced Notaries/Notaries Public/ Notarial Lawyers/Commissioners for Oaths, we are happy to provide prompt and convenient Notarial Legal Services at our offices or at your place of business or at your home.
I offer counselling to adults who may be experiencing poor mental health due to anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness and isolation and coaching to adults who would like to make a change in an area of their life.
The Deming Transformation Forum is a not for profit educational organisation which helps you transform! We promote the innovative management philosophy and education developed by Dr W.E. Deming which has guided and enabled the transformation of individuals and organisations around the world. We help in the successful and sustainable development of all types of organisation (regardless of size) – in industry, government and education.
We can offer you mentoring, training, masterclasses and other events and seminars, as well as books, learning tools, CDs and leaflets. Have fun learning how to thrive, flourish and prosper!
We are an Ampthill based contract cleaning company, our focus is on environmentally friendly cleaning services. We specialise in pole reach window & gutter cleaning, carpet & upholstery cleaning, deep cleaning & disinfecting bio-misting services.
FOD Architects offers a personal service with a level of know-how across all areas whilst dealing with sometime challenging projects. We look to provide cost effective and innovative designs, whilst making a positive impact on our clients’ lives.
The relationship between architect and client is vital to the success of any project. Our experience allows us to match our client’s brief within building and budgetary constraints.
We have previously won best Domestic Extension/Refurbishment in RIBA Bedfordshire Association of Architects.
TC Kitchens is a local family business with over 25 years experience in the kitchen design, supply and installation. We pride ourselves on our first class customer service, high quality kitchens and excellent value for money.
We offer a unique, personal service which brings the new kitchen experience into your home, with a wide range of samples for you to view. We can supply all the tradesmen for your job from builders, plumbers and electricians to tilers and decorators.
To see our latest kitchen ranges, please visit http://www.tc-kitchens.co.uk
We are a bakery, baking breads and cakes for retail and wholesale customers. Also selling filled rolls, sandwiches and a bespoke buffet service.
We are a luxury, specialist tour operator to Africa and South America offering a bespoke service to help you arrange the perfect trip. With no surcharge for our services and over 15 years of experience, we offer helpful advice, competitive rates and first hand experience of all the destinations.
I am a Human Givens level 3 trained Counselor/psychotherapist in private Practice (enhanced DBS).
The human Givens institute is on the Government Professional standards authority register. I work with a wide range of clients covering Anxiety, Depression, PTSD trauma, couples, stress/burnout, phobia, coaching, addiction, eating disorders and other issues.
I am based in Ampthill and usually work with clients in the mid-Bedfordshire area though i also work for organisations providing services for ex military and paramedics.
I have a particular interest in the therapeutic aspects of story telling.
Driver Builders Ltd is an established building company with a reputation for providing high quality workmanship. Based in Ampthill, the company is owned and managed by Michael Driver who has 30 years experience of running his own business within the building industry.
We offer a full range of bespoke building services: extensions, refurbishments, planned and on-demand maintenance, fencing, groundworks, structural alterations, driveways and disabled access alterations and conversions.
We also fit kitchens, bathrooms, uPVC windows, doors and conservatories.
At Olive Branch Cleaning Services, we are more than a team of cleaners. We have extensive experience, dedication and passion for cleaning. No property is too big or too small for Olive Branch, we have one-bedroom flats and manor houses on our books and show the same commitment to making them sparkle and look their very best.
Our services include Regular cleaning m. deep cleaning; inside window cleaning and oven cleaning.
Olive Branch Cleaning Services also specialise in end-of-tenancy cleaning and we work closely with local estate agents, landlords, and tenants. We work to the very highest standards to ensure satisfaction for the inspection report for the new tenants.
If you have any questions, would like to know more, would like a quote or would like to book we would love to hear from you.
We are a bespoke cake design and catering service.
We specialise in contemporary style cakes and sweet treats and homemade grazing style buffets.
If you need legal help, we will always work with your best interests at heart. Whether dealing with your personal affairs, or your business, we will work hard to achieve the best possible solution for you. Our offices are staffed by professional, friendly and approachable people who work hard to provide quality, cost effective, legal solutions for our clients.
We hold the Law Society’s highly regarded Lexcel standard which was given as a reflection of our high level of client care and effective operational systems.
Lola Bears Boutique is a place to browse and find a range of gorgeous children’s clothes, accessories, gifts and so much more.
Within Lola Bears you will also find a warm and friendly coffee shop where you can enjoy freshly prepared coffee and the finest teas with cakes that taste every bit as good as they look.
From the outside Lola Bears Boutique has a fresh, shabby chic feel, fitting in perfectly within the lovely small market town of Ampthill. But once inside the building it is tardis-like accommodating a children’s boutique, coffee shop, garden and terrace.
Lola Bears ethos is to create a perfectly balanced unique space focusing on quality, friendly and stylish atmosphere. We look forward to your visit.
At the Wedding Workshop we offer a bespoke service for the whole bridal party.
With over 40 styles of dresses to try on we can design and create your dress in our Ampthill studio. A consultation is free and usually takes around an hour.
Bridal gowns start at £1,300 inclusive of all fabrics, fittings and alterations.
We also offer classes in Pattern cutting and Sewing as well as an alteration service.
Our friendly club, with recently re-furbished club house, bar and outdoor patio area, is set in attractive and tranquil surroundings, accessed through the acclaimed Kings Arms Path Gardens, off Brinsmade Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2PP.
We have Mens and Ladies teams and welcome ladies and gents of all levels, from beginners who just want a friendly game to those who are a little more competitive and want to play in fixtures and competitions.
We currently have approx 30 members in our Men’s Section and 20 in our Ladies and hope that more people will join us.
Benchmark Architects is an architecture and design studio based in Ampthill and London. We are a passionate and personable team, alive with creative and commercial design solutions.
We love architecture and design. We enjoy working with people on projects to create, challenge and innovate. Whilst we specialise in all things residential and hospitality, such as homes, apartments, hotels, students, private for rent, restaurants, bars and spas, we also have extensive experience with retail, offices and mixed-use developments.
As much as we love designing and developing new-build “clean canvas” building projects, we also love rethinking, remodelling and refurbishing listed, heritage buildings and the unloved “ugly-monsters”.
Blue Spear Cars is an independent, luxury and reliable transport service operating within the heart of Ampthill and surrounding areas.
We are a small, independent, financial adviser practice located in Ampthill in Bedfordshire, and we offer personalised and tailored financial planning for individuals and companies. All our advisers are fully FPC qualified, and some advisers hold additional specialist qualifications allowing us to advise on Pensions, Trusts and Long Term Care.
Being independent means that if our advice includes product recommendations, we can choose those products from the whole of the market. If we believe we can assist you with your financial planning, we will offer a first meeting free of charge and without obligation on either side. At the end of this meeting, if both parties wish to proceed, we will agree a fee structure with you to cover the work and advice you need.
We offer a comprehensive and independent financial planning service for all your investment and protection needs:
Open Daily 9.30am to 5.00pm (Longer in the warmer weather!)
Friendly and welcoming, good range of hot and cold meals, snacks, ice cream and drinks. Seating inside and large outside patio area (dogs welcome on a lead within the patio area), large enclosed children’s play area nearby. Toilets and baby changing facilities, free parking. In a rush, why not pre-order on 01525 406256.
Ampthill Town Council provides town council services to the 7500 residents of the Town and works in partnership with Ampthill Business Chambers on projects to boost the local economy.
The Town Council was awarded Quality Gold status in April 2015 and was the first Council in the country to achieve Quality Gold.
The Council comprises 12 councillors that are elected every 4 years and meets regularly at the Council Chambers at Park Lodge, Ampthill Great Park.
Opening Hours: 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am to to 4.00pm on Friday. Closed for lunch from 12.30pm to 1.30pm – Monday to Friday.
We are a shabbychic & vintage craft and homeware shop. We sell painted furniture and have just been approved as an Annie Sloan paint stockist.
Local community run Cricket Club with over 300 members operating from April – September and hold multiple events each weekend.
All new members welcome…. players and social!
Taylor Burke Partnership is a financial services firm for personal and small to medium sized enterprises. We deal with all aspects of financial planning.
A Forward Step provides psychological assessment and therapy, working with adults children and families.
We can provide therapy around a range of difficulties including anxiety, depression and general life difficulties such as stress, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, and behavioural difficulties.
In addition we offer a specialist Autism/Asperger’s diagnosis service.
We also offer professional training around a range of mental health difficulties.
Welcome to Woodhead Horns – a professional and friendly horn repair and sales service with workshops in London and Ampthill, Bedfordshire.
Woodhead Horns is for every horn player, whether you’re one of the country’s leading musicians, or a beginner just starting out on your journey.
Run by professionally trained horn players and repairers, Luke and Heidi Woodhead; Woodhead Horns offers a specialised service with expert knowledge of all major makes of French horn
Number 14, Ampthill was created when Jo Barbers two existing businesses, The Stationery Boutique and The Home and Gift Store were merged to create a one stop retail outlet dedicated to supplying all our customers gift needs, based at 14 Bedford Street.
At Steve Hilliard Hairdressing we guarantee we’ll listen carefully, so we can understand exactly what you want. We guarantee to give you the time you need, so you never feel rushed or taken for granted. We guarantee to give you the advice you need, so you can be confident in the choices you make. We guarantee when you leave the salon, you’ll know how to look after your hair until we see you again.
Here at Woodstone, we have a wealth of experience in the bathroom installation trade. Since 2011 we’ve been designing and supplying luxury bathrooms, and supplying tiles and flooring for homes, working from our local showroom in Ampthill and throughout the surrounding areas of Bedfordshire.
With a keen focus on providing quality and value for money at the same time, we work hard to ensure that you get the bathroom you love at a price you can be happy with.
Providing only the best in terms of luxury, bespoke bathroom equipment and customer service, we promise to deliver a bathroom you can be proud of.
Established in 1997, Urban & Rural have grown to become the largest independent estate agency brand within the County. Our unique network of 10 branches are made up of individually owned and operated franchises who work together to provide a consistently high level of service, reaching more buyers.
With ten local branches connected in real time our award winning service & marketing really is County-Wide.
Free valuations 7 days a week!
At Waitrose, we believe in championing British produce, treading lightly on the environment, supporting responsible sourcing and treating people fairly. We believe everything we do goes into everything you taste.
All business challenges have a people centred solution. I help businesses and individuals increase motivation, productivity and communication so they can achieve more, faster.
I do this through one to one and group coaching sessions, workshops and away days that excite, inspire and motivate people to achieve their goals.
Life Coaching: To help people reconnect with themselves, and figure out what they REALLY want in life, how to get there, and what gets in their way.
Stress Resilience Coaching and Workshops in Businesses: To equip people with the knowledge and tools to build resilience in the face of chronic stress, and maximise wellbeing.
ME / CFS and Fibromyalgia Supported Recovery Practitioner: To support and guide ME / CFS and Fibromyalgia sufferers towards sustainable recovery.
akarmalife Studios are based in the heart of Bedfordshire. We offer ‘Movement and Mind for Modern Living’ in our Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, fitness and meditation classes. Our classes are accessible, challenging, fun and provide a huge range of options to suit everybody, no matter what your age, fitness level or gender. Many students who start with us have low fitness levels, are overweight or have chronic conditions that affect their health like back pain, shoulder pain, anxiety, ME, Fibromyalgia and stress or they are carry sporting injuries. With up to 70 classes a week and individual personal training, we can work together with you to create a cross-training programme to suit your needs and goals, whether it is to lose weight, get fit or to support injury recovery and prevention.
As well as our wide range of classes, we also offer Bodywork, Sports Massage and Holistic Therapies such as Reiki and Tui Na massage.
Everyone is welcome at akarmalife and you’ll soon feel at home in our friendly studio environment. Come down and say hello….
We are experts in outsourced Human Resources and Health & Safety consultancy, delivering the flexible, practical employment support that your business needs. We take a different approach to outsourced HR, supplying a range of consultancy packages, business support functions & ad-hoc services that allow you to focus on managing your business.
A recruitment agency specialising in commercial recruitment including sales, finance, marketing, HR, IT and technical recruitment.
I create and build websites just for you. You’ll be left satisfied that your business website not only looks great, but that it stands out from the crowd and delivers the right message to your customers.