Crawley Green

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Crawley Green
Crawley Green is located in Bedfordshire
Crawley Green
Crawley Green
Crawley Green shown within Bedfordshire
Population 7,230 [1]
OS grid reference TL0523
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LUTON
Postcode district LU2
Dialling code 01582
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Bedfordshire
51°53′28″N 0°22′52″W / 51.891°N 0.381°W / 51.891; -0.381Coordinates: 51°53′28″N 0°22′52″W / 51.891°N 0.381°W / 51.891; -0.381

Crawley Green is an area in the southern part of Luton near to London Luton Airport. The area was historically owned by the Crawley Family, owners of the now demolished Stockwood House and Stockwood Park. The area is mainly residential with estates such as Vauxhall Park and Devon Road containing a large number of houses. The area also includes the IBC factory and the now demonished Vauxhall plant. This area is to being redeveloped into new housing, light industry and a lesiure facility called Napier Park[citation needed].

The area is also home to one of Luton's High schools, Ashcroft High School and several primary schools including Crawley Green Infants and Wenlock Church of England Juniors.

Politics[edit]

Crawley Green is part of the Crawley ward which is represented by Cllr James Taylor (Labour) and Cllr Terry Keens (Liberal Democrats) The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton South, and the MP is Gavin Shuker (Labour). Crawley is within the East of England (European Parliament constituency).

Map of Luton showing Crawley Green (Crawley)

Sport & Leisure[edit]

Crawley Green has a Non-League football team Crawley Green F.C. who play at Crawley Green rec.

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 houses in Crawley Green, with news about Luton and the surrounding area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luton Borough Council, Population Estimates and Forecasts Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., estimate for Crawley ward in 2007. The count in the 2001 Census was 7,113.

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