Luton Town FC gets green light for new stadium

Luton Borough Council has approved plans for a new football stadium and 40-acre town centre regeneration. The planning application comprises a new stadium for Luton Town Football Club at Power Court, office space, retail, leisure, restaurants and bars, and a 300-bedroom hotel in the Bedfordshire town. The redevelopment will be split over two sites. A new town centre at the 40-acre Newlands Park site will see around 500,000 sq ft of office space, the hotel, a department store and additional commercial space. The former industrial site at Power Court will see the stadium with capacity for 17.500 people, around 500