Crawley Green


Crawley Green

Coordinates: 51°53′28″N 0°22′52″W / 51.891°N 0.381°W / 51.891; -0.381

Crawley Green
Crawley Green is located in Bedfordshire
Crawley Green

 Crawley Green shown within Bedfordshire
Population 7,230 [1]
OS grid reference TL0523
Unitary authority Luton
Ceremonial county Bedfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LUTON
Postcode district LU2
Dialling code 01582
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Luton North
List of places: UK • England • Bedfordshire

Crawley Green is a ward in the southern part of Luton near to London Luton Airport. The area was historically owned by the Crawley Family, owners of the now demolished Stockwood House and Stockwood Park. The area is mainly residential with estates such as Vauxhall Park and Devon Road containing a large number of houses. The area also includes the IBC factory and the now demonished Vauxhall plant. This area is to being redeveloped into new housing, light industry and a lesiure facility called Napier Park[citation needed].

The area is also home to one of Luton's High schools, Ashcroft High School and several primary schools including Crawley Green Infants and Wenlock Church of England Juniors.

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Politics

Crawley Green is part of the Crawley ward which is represented by Cllr Mel Cato (Labour) and Cllr David Franks(Liberal Democrats) The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton South, and the MP is Gavin Shuker (Labour). Crawley is within the East of England (European Parliament constituency).

Map of Luton showing Crawley Green (Crawley)


Local Attractions

Local Newspapers

Two weekly newspapers are delivered free to all houses in Crawley Green, with news about Luton and the surrounding area.

References

  1. ^ Luton Borough Council, Population Estimates and Forecasts, estimate for Crawley ward in 2007. The count in the 2001 Census was 7,113.

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