Barnfield, Luton

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For the vocational college, see Barnfield College.
Barnfield is located in Bedfordshire
Barnfield shown within Bedfordshire
Population 7,032 (est.).[1]
OS grid reference TL088240
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LUTON
Postcode district LU3
Dialling code 01582
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
BedfordshireCoordinates: 51°54′14″N 0°25′05″W / 51.904°N 0.418°W / 51.904; -0.418

Barnfield is a ward and area in Luton, England. The area is home to Barnfield College, a vocational college and Luton Sixth Form College, a sixth form. The area consists largely of mature semi-detached and detached houses located around Old Bedford Road, and an area of newer housing locally known as Bushmead.

The area itself is mainly built up residential, but the River Lea runs through and there is a green space surrounding the path of the river.


Map of Luton showing Barnfield

Barnfield ward is represented by Cllr Rachel Hopkins, (Labour) and Cllr Martin Pantling, (Liberal Democrats). The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton North, and the MP is Kelvin Hopkins (Labour). The Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner is Olly Martins (Labour). Barnfield is within the East of England (European Parliament constituency).

Local Attractions[edit]

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 (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 Barnfield. However they are not specific to Barnfield. They are:


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