Biggleswade Heritage Trail

The following is a list of some of the features that will be incorporated into a Heritage Trail booklet that is in the process of being developed by the Biggleswade History Society.  This will include all of the green plaques that are affixed to buildings around the town denoting places and people of historical importance to the town; these have been incorporated over a period of several years:

Plaques 1997
First Methodist Chapel
Downs Maltings
White Hart
Town Hall

Plaques 2003
Dan Albone
Sun Inn
Swan Hotel
Maythorn Coachworks
Union Workhouse

Plaques 2004
Mead House School
Birthplace of Charles Penrose
Market House
Regal Cinema
Council School
County Court House
Ivel Mill
Old Police Station
Bourne Chapel

Other buildings and structures

Crown Hotel (Great Fire plaque)
Old Fire Station, Church Street
Old Print Works, Church Street
Saxon Sculpture & Information Board
Restored Drinking Fountain, Market Square
War Memorial, Market Square
Georges Hall, High Street
St Andrews Place (Conservative Club)

Railway Station
Former Court House, Saffron Road
Turners Chemist Shop (HSBC Bank), High Street
Trinity Methodist Chapel, Shortmead Street
Tec Chambers’ plaque on Labour Hall, Crab Lane
Restoration plaque on cottages 66&68 Shortmead Street
Restored Cottage, 55 Shortmead Street
Restored Cottages, 34&36 Sun Street

Long, Roothams and Bear