Contacting Yarl's Wood

Key contacts and directions for Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre

Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre
Twinwoods Business Park
Thurleigh Road
Milton Ernest
Bedford MK44 2FQ

*If using a Sat-Nav, use MK44 1FD

Contact numbers:

General enquiries: 01234 821 000
Yarl’s Wood centre visits centre: 01234 821 096
Yarl’s Wood centre Residents post room Fax: 01234 821 156
Home Office Fax: 0370 336 9610
Bail Team Fax: 01234 347 997
Yarl’s Wood centre NHS Healthcare: 01234 821 173

Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre map

Directions

By car

By car from the south:

  • drive along the M1, northbound, to junction J13

  • join the A421, following signs to Bedford

  • take the A6 through Bedford, signposted to Kettering

  • carry on along the A6 until you reach the village of Milton Ernest

  • at Milton Earnest turn right onto Thurleigh Road

  • continue along Thurleigh Road for about half a mile until you arrive at Twinwoods Business Park

  • enter the business park

  • Yarl’s Wood IRC is located at the end of the main road on the left hand side

By car from the north:

  • drive along the M1, southbound, to junction J19

  • exit along the A14, signposted for Kettering/Felixstowe/li>

  • continue along the A14 exiting at junction 10, signposted to Bedford A6

  • follow the A6 through Burton Latimer, across the A45 roundabout, and towards Bedford until you reach the village of Milton Ernst

  • at Milton Earnest turn right onto Thurleigh Road

  • continue along Thurleigh Road for about half a mile until you arrive at Twinwoods Business Park

  • enter the business park

  • Yarl’s Wood IRC is located at the end of the main road on the left hand side

By train

Take either First Capital Connect (journey time 1 hour) or East Midlands Trains (journey time 37 minutes) from St Pancras International to Bedford station.  The taxi service from Bedford station to Yarl’s Wood takes approximately 20 minutes.

By bus

A bus service between Yarl’s Wood and Bedford station is available at the following times:

Bedford Station to Yarl’s Wood:  13.30, 15.30, 17.25, 19.30 and 21.20

Yarl’s Wood to Bedford Station:  13.15, 15.15, 17.00, 19.15 and 21.05

Once outside the train station proceed to walk underneath the sheltered walkway then continue to follow the sheltered walkway as it turns left

You will now be approaching the bus stop, the Yarl’s Wood bus service will be parked in this bus stop.