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There’s more to Luton

Whether you’re already living, working, or studying in Luton, or even contemplating the idea, our town offers numerous benefits and opportunities.

  • Karen Perkins
    “Luton has the vibrancy of a city but with the community feel of a village.”
    Karen Perkins
    Chief Executive, Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation

A town for all

Dip in and out of urban life and make the most of the countryside close to Luton.
Why live in Luton

Affordable, well-connected with plenty to do on your doorstep, Luton is popular for commuters, couples and young families.

Luton offers work and employment opportunities for everyone with a successful and growing economy.
Why work in Luton

Luton is home to a mix of global and local organizations and industries, creating a thriving ecosystem of ample employment opportunities.

Luton has its own university as well as great connections to Oxford and Cambridge and their world-class universities.
Why study in Luton

Nearly nine in ten of Luton’s schools are Ofsted ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ and our University was ranked number one in England for its sustainable education.

Choose Luton

Embrace the urban culture in one of Bedfordshire’s most historic towns and enjoy nature on your doorstep. There’s lots of benefits to Luton – here’s just a few.

Nature on your doorstep

Escape from the busy urban life to the picturesque Chilterns countryside just moments away.

Youthful perspective

Did you know Luton is one of the UK’s youngest towns? 22% of Luton residents are below the age of 15.

Affordable living

In easy commuting distance to London, Luton’s housing market offers great value for money.

Adventures await

An international airport right on your doorstep, opens up a world of unforgettable adventures and travels. Visit more than 30 countries and 70 unique destinations.

Entrepreneurs welcome

Luton nurtures the growth sectors of tomorrow and has one of the largest clusters of start-ups.

Beautifully diverse

One of the most diverse towns in the UK with over 122 languages spoken and a rich culture.

Discover hidden gems

There’s more to Luton than you know. Uncover scenic beauty, global cuisines, and one of the best jazz clubs in the world.

Proud heritage

Ours is a rebellious past, but today’s pluck and purpose is driving a new revolution.

Everything you need

Shopping centres, markets and Bedfordshire’s best range of independent retailers.

Enjoy what’s on your doorstep

See the best spots to go shopping in Luton.

Come any day of the week and you’ll find thriving shops and a welcoming smile.

Explore endless food choices with our favourite fine dining spots or places to grab a bite.

Luton’s vibrant food scene offers an array of delicious cuisines that represent our diverse communities.

Places and activities to do in Luton

Explore Luton’s scenic spots, rich in history, and uncover hidden gems of your own.

What’s on in Luton

  • luton flying high

    If you’re not flying away this half term, then join us and celebrate the wonderful world of aviation at our FREE arts and craft workshops.

    21st February @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Create the best den ever as your whole family make an exciting shape-shifting installation using an array of vibrant materials. Once completed you can duck, dive, weave and wander through your colourful creations. 

    21st February @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • February Half-term sees the return of The Imagination Station - a free drop-in space for children and young people of all ages to take part in creative arts activities.

    21st February @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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