Step Forward Luton Partnership

Businesses Leaders Stepping Forward

Luton is attracting attention from a range of investors. We all know what brought us to Luton, from outstanding connectivity to a thriving eco-system. There is so much opportunity in Luton and now is the time for us to show off what makes the town such a great choice for business.

Our journey to Step Forward Luton

Step Forward Luton is a brand that matches our collective vision and ambition for our local businesses. This is a town that is leading the way and transforming to become one of the best places to start and grow a business.

Luton is home to a wide variety of businesses, across sectors as diverse as aviation, advanced manufacturing and the creative industries. Our business leaders are champions of innovation and opportunity.
  • Abu Nasir, restaurateur
    Abu Nasir

    Group CEO

    GSV Sports Management

  • David Sheridan

    Chairman

    Europa PLC

  • Gavin O’Brien

    CEO

    Clearhead

  • Gordon Brady
    Gordon Brady

    Head of CPD and Short Courses

    University of Bedfordshire

  • Ian Abrahams, Founder and Sales Director
    Ian Abrahams

    Director

    Treacle Factory

  • Iftekhar Shah

    Managing Partner

    Hannah Solicitors

  • Jacob Wood

    Commercial Agency Surveyor

    S.R. Wood & Son

  • Jason Mackerness
    Jason Mackerness

    Personell Manager

    Vauxhall Motors

  • Louise Barth

    Director

    Barth Consulting

  • Martin Blower

    Director

    Howden Insurance

  • Neil Bradford
    Neil Bradford

    Head of Communications & Marketing

    London Luton Airport

  • Paul Andrews

    CEO

    Andrews UK

  • Richard Cooper

    Co-Founder

    British School of Aviation

  • Roy Greening
    Roy Greening

    Centre Director

    The Mall Luton

  • Stephen Blythe

    Business Manager

    Jaltek Systems

What we do

Step Forward Luton is a brand that matches our collective vision and ambition for our local businesses. This is a town that is leading the way and transforming to become one of the best places to start and grow a business.

With dedicated business support and expertise, we offer expert advice to start-ups, entrepreneurs or more established businesses looking to grow. Our professional team can signpost you to support, networking or introduce investment opportunities.

Luton offers long-term value with competitively priced, flexible commercial and office space and there’s more high-quality space in the pipeline. View available commercial premises for sale, rent or lease.

Luton is rapidly becoming a hub for digital innovation. Digital skills help businesses of all sizes to grow, compete and boost productivity. Explore grant funding, skills and training opportunities and digital best practice.

Contact the team today

Our economic growth team are here to provide advice and support to businesses looking to start-up, grow and invest for the future.

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See how Luton is changing

Luton is building on recent successes and becoming an even better place to live, work, study and visit. See how we are achieving our shared vision to advance the town.