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Icknield is located in Bedfordshire
Icknield shown within Bedfordshire
Population 7,556 (est.).[1]
OS grid reference TL082250
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
51°54′47″N 0°25′34″W / 51.913°N 0.426°W / 51.913; -0.426Coordinates: 51°54′47″N 0°25′34″W / 51.913°N 0.426°W / 51.913; -0.426

Icknield is a ward in the town of Luton, Bedfordshire, England. The area takes its name from the Icknield Way, a pre-Roman road which passes through Luton. Situated towards the northeast of Luton, the area is mainly built up residential, but there is a protected area of marshland next to the high school that serves this area and the surrounding areas, Icknield High School.


Map of Luton showing Icknield

Icknield ward is represented by Cllr Michael Garrett (Conservative) and Cllr John Titmuss (Conservative).

The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton North, and the MP is Kelvin Hopkins (Labour). Icknield 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
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 Icknield. However they are not specific to Icknield. They are:


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