Wixams is situated equidistant from the A1 and the M1 giving easy and fast access to London, the South, as well as the North of England. The A6 provides direct access to the Wixams site and offers a viable non-motorway route to London.
Gallagher’s are continuing to work closely with Network Rail to secure the delivery of a new railway station at Wixams and Luton airport is just a short drive from Wixams, offering connections to many of Europe’s major cities.
In excess of £17 million funding commitment by Gallagher has seen the evolution of a design for a modern railway station and car park transport interchange which current programming indicates is due for completion in 2015.
This will provide an unparalleled doorstep facility giving access to the Midlands Mainline services to Bedford, London St. Pancras (45 minutes) and the wider regions.
The station will sit in a wider commercial/retail quarter with a high quality design and public realm aesthetic where a lively café culture will be promoted.
Wixams is in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside and sits alongside historic villages such as Elstow, Cardington and Kempston. The site has excellent highway links to the M1 Junction 13 (15 mins), M11 Junction 12 (40 mins), A1 (15 mins) and newly diverted A6 (2 mins) making access to Bedford, Milton Keynes, Cambridge and London easily commutable.
Wixams is connected by a variety of travel arrangements such as a dedicated bus-only green lane with frequent bus stops. This service enables residents to reach a wide variety of destinations in the area and wider regions with complete ease, including central Bedford and Bedford Rail Station.