LU postcode area

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Luton
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LU
Coordinates: 51°53′46″N0°30′04″W / 51.896°N 0.501°W / 51.896; -0.501
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
LU
Postcode area name
Luton
Post towns 3
Postcode districts 8
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.

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Coverage

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts: [3]

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
LU1LUTON Luton (South), Aley Green, Caddington, Lower Woodside, Pepperstock, Slip End, Woodside Luton, Central Bedfordshire
LU2LUTONLuton (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
LU3LUTONLuton (North), Lower Sundon, Streatley, Sundon Luton, Central Bedfordshire
LU4LUTONLuton (West), Chalton, London Farm, BedfordshireLuton, Central Bedfordshire
LU5DUNSTABLE Dunstable (East including Woodside Estate), Bidwell, Chalgrave, Fancott, Harlington, Houghton Regis (including Townsend Industrial Estate), Thorn, Toddington Central Bedfordshire
LU6DUNSTABLEDunstable (West), Eaton Bray, Edlesborough, Holywell, Kensworth, Northall, Sewell, Studham, Totternhoe, Whipsnade Central Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire
LU7LEIGHTON 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 in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby AL, HP, MK and SG postcode areas. LU postcode area map.svg
    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.

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    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)
    3. Placenames as listed in Royal Mail, Postal Address Book: Anglia 2, Edition H, 2003.