Working with its shareholder Luton Council, LLAL is investing in key developments near the airport to secure future economic growth and job creation as part of the Luton Investment Framework and the town’s wider £1.5bn transformation which will create opportunities, raise aspirations and enhance prosperity.
New Century Park
New Century Park provides the location for an ambitious, well-designed, high-quality, high-yield, mixed-use development, incorporating business, commercial and light industrial units in a rural fringe setting, on the doorstep of the UK’s fastest-growing major airport. Proposals include the construction of a new £100m access road and replacement public open space. A planning application has been submitted.
Direct Air to Rail Transit (DART)
A new £225m Direct Air to Rail Transit system will enable passengers to travel seamlessly between Luton Airport Parkway railway station and the airport terminal via a more sustainable and efficient means of transport. The DART will be a fully-automated and driverless system, approximately 2.1km in length.. Work began on site in April 2018 and the DART is schedule to open for service in 2021.
An exciting new £100m commercial development, strategically sited between the airport and Luton Airport Parkway station, will include 240,000 sq. ft. of offices and flexible working spaces, a hotel with up to 170 bedrooms and associated multi-storey car park, all set in high-quality public realm. Planning permission has been granted.
Chief Operations Officer, London Luton Airport