Barnfield, Luton

Barnfield is a suburb of Luton, England. The area is roughly bounded by Old Bedford Road/Cromer Way roundabout to the north, Wardown Park and Wardown Crescent to the south, the A6 to the west, and Old Bedford Road, Elmwood Crescent and Wardown Crescent to the east.

Barnfield is located in Bedfordshire
Location within Bedfordshire
Population7,032 (est.).[1]
OS grid referenceTL088240
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLUTON
Postcode districtLU3
Dialling code01582
FireBedfordshire and Luton
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°54′14″N 0°25′05″W / 51.904°N 0.418°W / 51.904; -0.418Coordinates: 51°54′14″N 0°25′05″W / 51.904°N 0.418°W / 51.904; -0.418

Local areaEdit

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.

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 is part of the larger Barnfield ward, which also includes Bushmead. The ward is represented by Cllr David Franks (Liberal Democrats) and Cllr Amjid Ali (Liberal Democrats).[2] The ward forms part of the parliamentary constituency of Luton North, and the MP is Sarah Owen (Labour).

Local attractionsEdit

Local newspapersEdit

Two weekly newspapers cover Barnfield, although they are not specific to the area.

They are the: