Emergency Services

Ambulance Service
East of England Ambulance Service emergency number is 999.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
Beds Fire and Rescue Service adviseIn an emergency GET OUT STAY OUT CALL 999
Potton Fire Station is crewed by personnel on the Retained Duty System.

Bedfordshire Police
To report crime and express your concerns to them using the 101 telephone number.  In an emergency use 999.

The Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner is responsible for “the totality of policing” and he holds the Chief Constable to account for the delivery of the Bedfordshire policing plan.

Electrical Emergency
National Grid: 0800 40 40 90
SSE Power Distribution: 0800 072 7282

Environment Incident hotline
Telephone (24 hour service) 0800 80 70 60

Floodline: 0345 988 1188

Gas – National Gas Emergency Service
Call 0800 111 999 (24 hour)

Power Cuts
UK Power Networks
Power Cuts and emergencies (24 hour) 0800 31 63 105 or 105 from a landline or mobile
General enquiries 0800 029 4285

Other Services

Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, Shefford SG17 5TQ
0300 300 8000

Citizens Advice Bureau
The closest Citizens Advice Bureau office is in Biggleswade.
Please click here for more details about Biggleswade Citizens Advice Bureau office.

Community Agent
You can contact the Community Agent on 07590 359 630.
Click here for more details about the Community Agent.

Greensands Medical Practice
Potton Surgery, Brook End, Potton SG19 2QS
01767 260340
For more information about our doctors surgery, click here.
Out of Hours Service: Dial 111
18:30pm-08:00am and 24 hours during the weekend and on Bank Holidays.

Potton Library
The Clock House, Market Square, Potton SG19 2NP
0300 300 8063
Click here for more details about Potton Library.

Post Office
2 Brook End, Potton SG19 2QS (off the Market Square)
01767 260201
Click here for more details about Potton Post Office.

You can contact the Potton Speedwatch Co-ordinator Eva Nichols by emailing
For information on Community Speedwatch click here.

Volunteering with Respite at Home Volunteers
Looking for more volunteers in this area.
Respite at Home Volunteers West Mid Beds and Ivel Valley offers a free befriending service in Central Bedfordshire to adults living with life limiting illnesses and support and respite to their families and carers at home.
Contact: Nicola Mills (Respite at Home Volunteer Manager)
10 Dane Lane, Wilstead, Bedfordshire, MK45 3HT
01234 743063 Mob: 07483 376077
Referrals can be made by telephone or email
Social media:
Registered Charity in England and Wales. Charity Number 1161178.

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