Dallow

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For the surname, see Dallow (surname).
Dallow
Dallow is located in Bedfordshire
Dallow
Dallow
 Dallow shown within Bedfordshire
Population 13,154 (est.).[1]
OS grid reference TL059227
Unitary authority Luton
Ceremonial county Bedfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LUTON
Postcode district LU1
Dialling code 01582
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Luton South
List of places
UK
England
Bedfordshire

Coordinates: 51°52′55″N 0°26′06″W / 51.882°N 0.435°W / 51.882; -0.435

The Dallow ward of Luton is a large area about one mile west of the town centre which has Dallow Road as its main artery. The recreation ground at the intersection of Brantwood Road and the open wooded hills beginning at Runley Road mark the boundaries of the area.

Some buildings in the area are to become part of Luton's Rothesay Preservation Area. The land was originally farmland and nearly all the buildings date from the late 19th century through to the 1920s. New enterprises such as Laporte's Chemical Works, the CWS cocoa works, Brown's Timberyard and the Davis gas stove factory were opened and the surrounding area was completed by 1920.

The Edwardian semi-detached houses of Brantwood Road, facing the park have an art deco style whilst those in Ashburnham Road include ornate balconies. The name of Rothesay is part of Luton's heritage, Rothesay Castle being the seat of the Earls and Marquesses of Bute, who stayed at Luton Hoo for many years during the eighteenth century and were also influential landowners.

Politics[edit]

Dallow is represented by Cllr Mohammed Ashraf (Labour), Cllr Mohammed Farooq (Labour) and Cllr Tafheen Sharif (Labour).

The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton South, and the MP is Gavin Shuker (Labour). Dallow is within the East of England (European Parliament constituency). :)

Map of Luton showing Dallow


Local Attractions[edit]

Key
AP Icon.svg Abbey/Priory/Cathedral
Accessible open space Accessible open space
Themepark uk icon.png Amusement/Theme Park
CL icon.svg Castle
Country Park Country Park
EH icon.svg English Heritage
Forestry commission logo.svg Forestry Commission
Heritage railway Heritage railway
Historic house Historic House
Museum (free)
Museum
Museum (free/not free)
National Trust National Trust
Drama-icon.svg Theatre
Zoo icon.jpg Zoo

Local Newspapers[edit]

Two weekly newspapers are delivered free to all the houses in Dallow. However they are not specific to Dallow. They are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1].