Jayne Beard Associates has been an industry leader in providing outstanding service to both tenants and landlords for over 25 years and has acquired and maintained an excellent reputation within the town, local businesses and relocation agents. Bedford River

From the early days where the focus was upon housing foreign students for the Bedford English Study Centre to a now multi-purpose agency dealing with all types of tenancies such as student, private, company, commercial and long term Jayne Beard Associates has been able to gain unmatchable experience and knowledge of the market.

We are proud to admit to a low turnover of staff and a team of experienced senior management who have worked with us for many years, ensuring continuity. The original forward-thinker behind the business, Jayne Beard, is still heavily involved in the running and future expansion of the business. Her own personal understanding of the rental market provides an unprecedented insight into the industry. Together, the distant local knowledge is invaluable, enabling Jayne Beard Associates to provide a seamless service from initial enquiry.

“At Jayne Beard Associates we aim to provide an accessible and friendly service. All our staff members are experienced in the field of property management and all meet our high standards of client care. This combination of experience along with a sound local knowledge has enabled the business to expand with an unbeatable reputation”

Jayne Beard, Director

The National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS)

Jayne Beard Associates is licensed by The National Approved Letting Scheme – a scheme which offers peace of mind to landlords and tenants through the knowledge that the firm they are dealing with offers clearly defined levels of customer service and meets an industry standard. For more information go to www.nalscheme.co.uk


The residential letting department operates from offices in Goldington Road Bedford, and Wellingborough Road, Rushden.

A total of 7 property management representatives are employed by Jayne Beard Associates, marketing being directed at Bedford and a 30 mile radius. Our main Goldington Road office is open 7 days a week.


We advertise in the Times and Citizen on Thursdays in the property supplement, mail shots are also sent out on a weekly basis to the larger establishments in Bedford and the surrounding areas.



If your property is to be let subject to a mortgage, permission should be obtained from your mortgagee at the earliest date.

Please also ensure that your property and its contents are adequately insured, it is advisable to check that your policy covers letting.

Redirection of Mail

We strongly recommend that you contact the Post Office in order for your mail to be redirected. We cannot guarantee that any of your mail, which arrives at your property, will be forwarded to our offices.

Schedule of Contents

The tenants sign an assured shorthold tenancy agreement for an initial six months term. Landlords are required to give two clear months notice from the rent payment date to tenants to terminate this agreement at the end of the term and the tenants need to give one clear months notice from the rent payment date. If neither party gives notice then the agreement continues as a contractual periodic tenancy under the same conditions.