Britain By Car - A Motoring History


The largest town in Bedfordshire located about 30 miles north of London.  For many years, Luton was best known as a centre of the hat-making industry. 

This continues today, but in a reduced form.  Other industries include vehicle manufacture, engineering, pharmaceuticals, electronics and financial services.  The travel company, easyJet, has its headquarters at Luton Airport.


Lightbox Image The traditional home of Vauxhall Motors

Kimpton Road (south side), Luton 

1905 – present

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