Napier Park, Luton

Project Details

Client: Explore Investments (Laing O’Rourke)

Project Summary

  • £400 million mixed-use development 
  • 45,000 sq m / 484,500 sq ft office accommodation 
  • 11,950 sq m / 129,000 sq ft general industrial accommodation 
  • 4,000 sq m / 43,000 sq ft local services and retail 
  • 1,000 residential units plus a 200 bed hotel and fitness centre 
  • 5,000 space car park and a possible casino 

PDL Activities & Achievements

  • Undertaking programme of community consultation and public exhibitions
  • Drafting Statement of Community Involvement 
  • Conducting a focused political and media relations campaign to facilitate the regeneration of this famous brown field site
  • Forging solid relationships with local Councillors, MPs, Go East and EEDA 
  • Making fresh approaches to Officers and Councillors with a revised quantum of development 
  • Mediating with local stakeholders