One of the UK’s youngest and most diverse towns, on the edge of the Chilterns
A place to call home
More people are choosing Luton as an affordable place to live, less than 30 minutes from London and with the beautiful countryside on your doorstep. With an international airport, European adventures await.
“Luton has the vibrancy of a city but with the community feel of a village.”
Chief Executive, Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation
Well-connected to London and Europe
Affordable living, just 30 minutes to London by train, close to the M1 and M25 – Luton connects you to cities across the UK with 150 global destinations from London Luton Airport.
Voted one of the best places for young families, Luton has an abundance of natural space with six green flag parks. 85% of Luton’s schools are OFSTED-rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’.
Rich diversity and youthful culture
Luton is beautifully diverse with over 122 languages spoken. With almost a quarter of our people under 15 years old, we’re embracing being one of the most youthful places in the UK.
Cleaner and greener
Luton’s a busy town, but it’s getting cleaner and greener as we prioritise nature. Enjoy amazing open spaces and relax by the River Lea winding through the town centre.
Independent shops and global cuisine
Luton’s shopping centre, high streets and markets are bustling with popular brands and a generous choice of independent retailers. Take your pick of places to eat with global cuisine reflecting Luton’s rich diversity.
Discover your potential
Why work in Luton
Luton is in the top three places in the UK for business start-ups. Skills in creative digital, digital manufacturing and engineering and aviation are in demand among our growing industries.
There’s an ambitious vision for transforming the town centre with a state-of-the art football stadium at its heart, new workspace and offices, shops and places to eat as well as plans for greener streets.
We are beautiful in our diversity. Over 122 languages are spoken and we’re one of the youngest towns in the UK. Full of optimism and a warm welcome, we are all united in our vision to make Luton a place where everyone can thrive.
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