LOCATION

London Luton Airport

LTN

44th

IMPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£250M

IMPORT VALUE 2016

35th

EXPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£170M

EXPORT VALUE 2016

INDICATIVE PRICE

~ £1.50-2.75 per pallet

Luton Airport is 29 mi (47 km) north of Central London. The airport is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Junction 10 of the M1 motorway. It is the fourth-largest airport serving the London area and the fifth busiest airport in the UK. Luton Airport Cargo Centre handles around 28,000 tonnes of cargo each year.

The area is very popular for storage and logistics. At Stowga we get a lot of requests for warehouses in the Luton/Stevenage/Hemel Hempstead area and there are a number of great 3PL and warehousing companies in the area. Prices for bulk and pallet storage can be quite high as this is obviously a key strategic location near the airport, London and the major motorways all nearby.

TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof more info £200M
2 Engines and motors, non-electric (other than those of groups 712, 713 and 718); parts, n.e.s., of these engines and motors more info £11M
3 Jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares, and other articles of precious or semiprecious materials, n.e.s. more info £5.6M
4 Articles of apparel, of textile fabrics, whether or not knitted or crocheted, n.e.s. more info £4.7M
5 Women's or girls' coats, capes, jackets, suits, trousers, shorts, shirts, dresses and skirts, underwear, nightwear and similar articles of textile fabrics, not knitted or crocheted (other than those of subgroup 845.2) more info £4.3M
6 Parts and accessories (other than covers, carrying cases and the like) suitable for use solely or principally with machines falling withing groups 751 and 752 more info £2.2M
7 Measuring, checking, analysing and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s. more info £1.7M
8 Telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76 more info £1.7M
9 Instruments and appliances, n.e.s., for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes more info £1.5M
10 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressure-reducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves more info £960K

TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares, and other articles of precious or semiprecious materials, n.e.s. more info £57M
2 Aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof more info £51M
3 Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques more info £25M
4 Watches and clocks more info £18M
5 Telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76 more info £6.7M
6 Furniture and parts thereof; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings more info £4.7M
7 Medicaments (including veterinary medicaments) more info £1.4M
8 Instruments and appliances, n.e.s., for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes more info £380K
9 Measuring, checking, analysing and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s. more info £320K
10 Engines and motors, non-electric (other than those of groups 712, 713 and 718); parts, n.e.s., of these engines and motors more info £300K