Saints, Luton

Saints, Luton

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude= 51.901
longitude= -0.444
official_name= Saints
os_grid_reference= TL070236
population= 11,724(est.). [ [] .]
region= East of England
unitary_england= Luton
lieutenancy_england= Bedfordshire
constituency_westminster= Luton North
post_town= LUTON|postcode_district = LU3
postcode_area= LU |dial_code= 01582

The Saints area of Luton, in England, is an affluent suburb situated off the New Bedford Road about one mile north of the town centre. Its name is taken from the group of streets off Montrose Avenue that are named after early Christian saints such St Ethelbert, St Catherine and St Augustine. The area is located near Wardown Park and was an ideal location for the rich merchants and trademen commuting to the town centre each day during the first half of the twentieth century. In the area Luton Sixth Form, Barnfield College and the Luton Cricket Club are also situated.


Saints ward is represented by Cllr Mohammed Riaz (Labour), Cllr Raja Saleem (Labour) and Cllr Mohammed Yasin (Liberal Democrats).The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton North, and the MP is Kelvin Hopkins (Labour). Barnfield is within the East of England (European Parliament constituency).

Local attractions

Local newspapers

Two weekly newspapers are delivered free to all the houses in Saints. However they are not specific to Saints. They are:
* [ Herald and Post] - Delivered every Thursday
* [ Luton on Sunday] - Delivered every Sunday


External links

* [ Luton Borough Council]

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