Investment Opportunities

Luton is changing

More than £5bn of inward investment is planned and underway, including a £1.7bn town centre regeneration, a new football stadium and proposals for sustainable airport growth.

Investment opportunities in Luton.

The Stage, an upcoming investment opportunity in Luton

Luton Business and Investment Districts Map

  • Development sites

  • Business clusters
  • Proposed developments

See Luton’s key investment sites

Luton has a number of sites primed for investment.

  • Butterfield Business Park
  • Capability Green
  • Hat District
  • Junction

  • London Luton Airport
  • London Luton Airport – Luton Rising Development

  • LU2ON
  • Power Court
  • Prologis Park
  • Town Centre Regeneration
  • The Stage


Development opportunities and commercial space at Luton business park.

Butterfield Business Park

An established business park within easy access of the M1, London Luton Airport and Luton Town Centre, offering a range of office and industrial premises up to 100,000 square feet.

Luton’s cultural and creative quarter

Hat District

The UK’s best transport linked creative cluster in the heart of Luton town centre. A £10m refurbishment of three of Luton’s historic hat factories has created a range of unique and high-quality creative workspaces to support creative and digital businesses.

Premium gateway site at Junction 10 on the M1


Junction is a premium gateway site, with planning approved for 4 business units over 37 acres, ranging in size from 40,000 to 310,000 square feet. These units will be flexibly designed to function as office and logistics space in a prime location close to the M25.

Luton’s socially responsible airport

London Luton Airport

The UK’s fifth largest airport, currently serving 18 million passengers per year and contributing £1.8bn of economic activity per year to the UK economy. With plans for sustainable growth into the 2040s, the airport has the potential to grow to 32 million passengers per year, resulting in a further £1.5bn of economic output.

A planned investment zone of 395 acres surrounding London Luton Airport.

London Luton Airport – Luton Rising Development

This proposed development spans 395 acres across three linked sites around London Luton Airport: Bartlett Square, Green Horizons Park and the Airport Business Park. These sites will provide business space for sustainable research and finance, aerospace, engineering, advanced manufacturing and specialist support for airlines and airport operations.

Strawberry Star’s 6.9 acre development near Luton Airport Parkway station


An award-winning mixed-use development of homes, offices, a hotel and shops close to Luton Airport Parkway station. An ideal location for young professionals and families living and working in Luton.

Luton Town FC’s new football stadium and development complex

Power Court

A new and iconic home for Luton Town Football Club is taking shape in the heart of the town centre. Power Court will be a new 19,500 seater state-of-the-art football stadium bringing Premier League football as well as live music, new homes and a new retail and leisure offer to the town.

A planned development for a new 17 acre logistics park


A planned development for a new 17 acre logistics park, built on a site of industrial heritage between Luton town centre and the M1. This site will include high-quality, purpose-built and sustainable spaces for warehouses, logistics and manufacturing with a range of units, including those suitable for SMEs in growing sectors.

The Stage will be a catalyst for town centre regeneration

The Stage

A planned new mixed-use development, providing an attractive new entrance to Luton town centre, The Stage will be a catalyst for further investment. Built on an existing brownfield site, The Stage will bring 372 new homes and a mix of high quality office, community and performance space to the town centre, close to the Hat District.

The Stage will be a catalyst for town centre regeneration

Capability Green

A high-quality business park with excellent transport links. The park extends to 85 acres and provides approximately 1 million square feet of offices with additional health club and canteen facilities. It’s unrivalled accessibility, high quality business environment and communication links help attract high quality tenants.


Reopening the River Lea in the town centre

Hat Gardens

Hat Gardens is the first in a series of new pocket parks to be created by the River Lea in the heart of the town centre. Opened in 2023, Hat Gardens sits between the Hat District and the Mall, featuring a steeped terrace, a live performance space and surrounding public art.

Luton Airport Parkway to London Luton Airport in under four minutes

Luton DART

The electrically powered Luton DART supports the sustainable growth of London Luton Airport, enabling faster and more convenient journeys from 60+ locations including from Central London to the airport terminal in as little as 32 minutes.

Luton’s shopping centre with 122 retailers

The Mall Luton shopping centre

Attracting 18 million visitors per year and gross annual sales of around £200m, The Mall is at the heart of Luton’s shopping area, spanning one million square foot and providing an offer of more than 122 retailers and food outlets.

Open river space flowing through Prologis Park

Open Lea

A long-term and ambitious project which to reopen the River Lea and create a new linear park in Luton town centre is in progress. The river Lea is Luton’s greatest natural heritage asset and instrumental to improving the public realm and attracting more visitors to the town centre.

A masterplan for transforming the town centre

Town Centre Regeneration

Luton’s Town Centre Masterplan will create a thriving town centre, with new opportunities for retail, homes and community space as well as improvements to the public realm, the opening up of the River Lea and increasing green space in the town centre.

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