Luton Plumbing & Heating are specialist gas, heating and plumbing engineers offering a friendly and dedicated service to both residential and commercial customers.
Luton Plumbing & Heating services covers boiler repairs and installations, central heating, plumbing services for bathroom & kitchens and the installation and repair of water heaters.
Other services include the maintenance services for drains, plumbing and heating systems. The company works with property management and development companies, homeowners, or facilities management companies.
Although based in Luton, Luton Plumbing & Heating offers 24/7 emergency plumbing services across Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, and areas in and out of Bedfordshire. The company has successfully undertaken several projects there.
Luton is the largest town in the county of Bedfordshire. Luton is also a borough and unitary authority area of Bedfordshire.
Luton is one of the most populous towns in the United Kingdom without a city status.
Luton town is situated on the River Lea from which it derives its name.
Luton’s earlier recorded name was Lygea-Byrig. Lygea means ‘a river in an open field’ and Byrig means ‘a town’.
Luton town’s foundation dates back to the 6th century as a Saxon outpost on River Lea.
Luton hosts St Mary’s Church, one of the largest churches in Bedfordshire.
Wardown Park and Stockwood Park have local museums that explore Luton’s history.
Top landmarks in Luton include Luton Town Hall, Luton Hoo, St Mary’s Church, Luton Airport and Luton Town’s stadium on Kenilworth Road.
Settlement in Luton started in the 6th century. The town became a borough in 1876 and a unitary authority in 1997.
Luton was famous for hat making in the 17th century. It’s trade in hats reached its peak in 1930 but declined after World War II and was replaced by other industries.
Although Luton is part of the county of Bedfordshire, since 1997 it has been an administratively independent unitary authority but remains part of Bedfordshire for ceremonial purposes.
Luton has 19 wards with 48 councillors.
Luton is in the LU post code area.
Luton has a population of 203,201 based on the last population census in 2011. The town is multicultural with white people accounting for 55% of the population. There are large Asian, Black, and other ethnic groups in the area.
Luton is located 30 miles north of London and is roughly 19 miles from Bedford.
Luton has good transport links connecting it to London and other parts of England. This includes roads, rail, and a major airport.
Major motorways include the M1, A505 and A6.
The town is served by 3 Railway Stations on the Midland Main Line namely Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and Leagrave. Thameslink runs the route north to Bedford and south to Brighton via Central London.
Local bus services are run by Arriva Shires & Essex, Centrebus and Grant Palmer.
Luton Airport a major landmark in the area is the fourth largest Airport serving the London area. It is behind Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted. Luton is home to budget airlines.
The airport is a major hub for EasyJet, TUI Airways and Ryanair.
Luton Dart is a scheme to connect Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway Station. The scheme started in 2018.
Luton is a major economic hub that was known for hat making, car manufacturing, engineering, and millinery.
Luton was the centre for Vauxhall’s largest automobile plant in 1907. The plant also built Churchill tanks during World War II. The plant operated until it’s closure in 2002.
Today Luton is mainly a service-based economy focused mainly on air travel, retail, hospitality, and light industry.
Notable companies in the area include EasyJet which has it head office near Luton Airport, Impellam Group, TUI UK and Vauxhall Motors Head Office located at Charlton House.
Other notable companies include hospitality group Whitbread, Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca, Aerospace company Selex ES, electronics company Anritsu, Stonegate Pub Company another hospitality group and accountants Ernst & Young.
The major shopping area is the Mall Luton which hosts various retail chains and high street shops.
Luton has many primary and secondary schools as well as further education colleges.
Luton has 56 primary schools, 13 secondary schools, 4 further educational institutes and 4 educational institutes.
The town hosts Luton Sixth Form College and Barnfield College.
Luton also hosts a major campus of University of Bedfordshire which was formed from the merger of University of Luton and De Montfort University.
Luton is known for carnivals and festivals. The Luton International Carnival is the largest one-day carnival in Europe. It takes place on the late May Bank Holiday with estimated crowds of over 150,000.
There is also the festival celebrating the patron saint of Ireland St Patrick which is organised by the Luton Irish Forum and is held on the weekend nearest to 17th March each year.
Luton has a wide range of sporting clubs namely Luton Town Foot Club based at Kenilworth road and plays in the English Football Championship. The club are nicknamed the ‘the hatter’ due to Luton’s connection with the hat making industry.
Other clubs include Bedfordshire County Cricket Club based at Wardown Park and Luton Rugby Club; a local rugby union club based on Newlands road.
Luton is home of parks and open spaces. Key parks include Brantwood Park, Kidney Wood, Memorial Park, Stockwood Park and Wardown Park.