Make Luton your base
Global companies are choosing Luton for a UK base thanks to its proximity to London, the rest of the UK and Europe. Multinationals including Trumpf and Stellantis bring thousands of employees to the town, boosting the local economy and supporting supply chains.
Booming construction trade
Urban transformation in and around Luton and Bedfordshire is supporting a growing construction sector.
The building industry has gone from strength to strength with a steady growth in the number of businesses in recent years. Driven by major projects such as the Luton DART and the town centre regeneration, there are abundant future opportunities such as Power Court and The Stage.
Located on the M1 and just minutes from the M25, Luton is a commanding location for construction businesses looking for easy access to London and the South East.
Located for logistics
Luton is ideally located as a logistics hub for the UK and overseas for businesses thinking about relocating to the most modern, technologically advanced and sustainable sites within ready reach of their markets.
Connectivity to cities and economic centres across the UK is made easy thanks to efficient access to key major road and rail links, allowing for speedy onward connection to seaports. International cargo services from London Luton Airport are well established and on the doorstep for Luton’s businesses working across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and beyond.
Aside from established logistics sites, new developments in the and around the town, taking advantage of the town’s location, are underway with a focus on advanced technologies, sustainable development and the foresight to be part of the town’s green ambitions.
- Connectivity is a significant advantage point for Luton and its businesses. It not only attracts logistics specialists, but also developers who see the opportunities that Luton offers.
- Luton has a talent pool well matched to the needs of logistics businesses, from drivers and fulfilment operatives to technologists and customer service experts.
- Cranfield University, in close proximity, offers expertise in logistics and supply chain technologies which can support local businesses to maintain a competitive edge and meet the increasingly sophisticated demands of their customers.
Perfect for professional services
Professional services firms are flocking to the town with ample opportunities to expand client bases and easy access to London.
Ernst & Young, TMF Global Services (UK) Limited and Orchard Funding Ltd are just few examples of global names who have chosen to locate to Luton.