Luton/Dunstable Urban Area


Luton/Dunstable Urban Area

(continuous built up area) including the settlements of:

*Luton
*Dunstable
*Houghton Regis

Despite straddling District boundaries the conurbation shares many facilities including an integrated bus service and the large Luton and Dunstable General Hospital. The conurbation is located in the southern part of the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England, the current population (2001 census) is 236,318.

Future Growth

The area is expected to grow due to development within and physical expansion of the three towns and large re-development of Luton, including redevelopment of the former Vauxhall Motors factory complex.

The Luton & Dunstable Urban area is considered part of the Milton Keynes and South Midlands Sub Region, part of the East of England. the East of England Regional Spatial Strategy has outlined the identified the urban area for growth, as part of the Sustainable Communities Plan.

ee also

*Expansion plans for Milton Keynes
*East of England Assembly.

External links

* [http://www.abi.org.uk/display/File/Child/554/Managing_Flood_Risk_Vol1_Chapters1_5.pdf Luton Population]


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