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LU postcode area

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LU is located in the United Kingdom
Coordinates: 51°53′46″N 0°30′04″W / 51.896°N 0.501°W / 51.896; -0.501
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
Postcode area name
Post towns3
Postcode districts8
Postcode sectors36
Postcodes (live)6,225
Postcodes (total)10,358
Statistics as at May 2020[1]

The LU postcode area, also known as the Luton postcode area,[2] is a group of seven postcode districts in England, within three post towns. These cover south Bedfordshire (including Luton, Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard), plus small parts of north Hertfordshire and east Buckinghamshire.



The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:[3]

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area(s)
LU1 LUTON Luton (South), Aley Green, Caddington, Lower Woodside, Pepperstock, Slip End, Woodside Luton, Central Bedfordshire
LU2 LUTON Luton (East), Chiltern Green, Cockernhoe, East Hyde, Lawrence End, Lilley, New Mill End, Peters Green, Tea Green, The Hyde, Wandon End, Wandon Green, Winch Hill, London Luton Airport Luton, Central Bedfordshire, North Hertfordshire
LU3 LUTON Luton (North), Lower Sundon, Streatley, Sundon Luton, Central Bedfordshire
LU4 LUTON Luton (West), Chalton Luton, Central Bedfordshire
LU5 DUNSTABLE Dunstable (East including Woodside Estate), Bidwell, Chalgrave, Fancott, Harlington, Houghton Regis (including Townsend Industrial Estate), Thorn, Toddington Central Bedfordshire
LU6 DUNSTABLE Dunstable (West), Eaton Bray, Edlesborough, Holywell, Kensworth, Northall, Sewell, Studham, Totternhoe, Whipsnade Central Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire
LU7 LEIGHTON BUZZARD Leighton Buzzard, Bragenham, Briggington, Burcott, Cheddington, Chelmscote, Clipstone, Crafton, Cublington, Eggington, Great Billington, Grove, Heath and Reach, Hockliffe, Horton, Hollingdon, Ivinghoe, Ivinghoe Aston, Ledburn, Leedon, Little Billington, Mentmore, Pitstone, Slapton, Soulbury, Stanbridge, Stewkley, Stockgrove, Tebworth, Tilsworth, Wing, Wingfield Central Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire


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LU postcode area map, showing postcode districts, post towns and neighbouring postcode areas.AL postcode areaHP postcode areaMK postcode areaSG postcode area
LU postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby AL, HP, MK and SG postcode areas.

See also



  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. May 2020. Table 2. Retrieved 19 June 2020. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
  3. ^ Placenames as listed in Royal Mail, Postal Address Book: Anglia 2, Edition H, 2003.