Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, loved by professionals for its great connections to the capital and home to the head offices of a number of global companies. It has experienced a lot of development and regeneration over the last 20 years, including updates to the airport and shopping centre, The Mall, and an influx of new restaurants and shops. Luton has several attractions and points of interest, including the University of Bedfordshire which has two of its campuses in Luton in a merger with the University of Luton. Luton also has one of Britain’s biggest airports and a football team, affectionately known as ‘the hatters’, with their own stadium here.
Once famed for hat-making, hence the football team’s nickname, more recently in its history Luton has been known for car manufacturing and this remains the case to this day, with a well-known car manufacturer’s head office in the heart of Luton. Luton is well-known for several other sectors including retail and service-based businesses. There are several global companies headquartered in Luton, including travel and vehicle brands, as well as pharmaceutical, electronics and accounting brands with offices here.
Office Space in Luton
Businesses will love the offices in Luton which have been designed to offer spacious and bright workspaces in a private or shared capacity. From economical premises for smaller start-ups to large business developments that accommodate hundreds of people for expanding companies, offices in Luton can be rented on managed or serviced terms and provide great transport links with a convenient location for commuters from London.
Luton is situated in the eastern region of the Chiltern Hills, with Dunstable and Caddington to the west, Chalton and Lilley to the north, Wigmore to the east, and East Hyde and Harpenden to the south.
One of the main advantages of renting office space in Luton is its excellent transport links. Luton train station provides direct routes into Kings Cross in just 25 minutes, and Leagrave and Luton Airport Parkway are served by East Midlands Trains and Thameslink services. The centre of London is less than 30 miles away and there are good connections to major roads, including the M1 and the A6. This area is also home to Luton Airport as well as a large taxi network.
Food and Drink
For workers looking for a quick bite to eat on their lunchbreak or before work, there are numerous options in the Arndale shopping centre as well as a number of well-known chains. For post-work drinks with the rest of the office, there are some great pubs that are popular with the locals including Bar Me on Chapel Street and The Black Horse on Hastings Street.