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London Luton Airport opens new multi-faith airside Prayer Room

Posted: 24 November 2015 | | No comments yet

A new multi-faith Prayer Room has opened at London Luton Airport available for both staff and departing passengers 24 hours a day. The airside room is located departure gate 20, just beyond the retail area of the Departures Lounge. Prayer mats and faith literature are provided and the carpeting features direction of prayer for those […]

London Luton Airport opens new multi-faith airside Prayer Room

Revd Canon Liz Hughes and Rabbi Alan Plancey.

A new multi-faith Prayer Room has opened at London Luton Airport available for both staff and departing passengers 24 hours a day.

London Luton Airport opens new multi-faith airside Prayer Room

Revd Canon Liz Hughes and Rabbi Alan Plancey.

The airside room is located departure gate 20, just beyond the retail area of the Departures Lounge. Prayer mats and faith literature are provided and the carpeting features direction of prayer for those faiths that require it. Religious washing facilities and toilets are also available nearby.

The Airport Chaplaincy Team led by The Revd. Canon Liz Hughes advised the airport and the contractors on the design and finishing of the Prayer Room and will care for the facility on a day to day basis.

New facility marks the start of £110m redevelopment programme at London Luton Airport

The new facility has been opened as the airport begins its £110m redevelopment programme. The investment will increase LLA’s annual capacity from 12 million to 18 million by 2020 and deliver an number of upgrades to facilities including, A complete redesign of the terminal to create a quick, efficient, friendly and convenient passenger experience,

The new facility has been opened as the airport begins its £110m redevelopment programme. The investment will increase London Luton Airport’s annual capacity from 12 million to 18 million by 2020 and transform the experience for passengers by delivering major upgrades to the airport’s facilities, including improved rail services with the addition of Oyster Card services through to the terminal building by the end of the year. Plans also include the doubling of retail space and creation of a new world-class executive lounge.

Further information on the planned development at London Luton Airport can be found here.

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