May 01, 2007
City centre audit is a small victory
URBAN Eden - the movement I started almost accidentally to promote a sustainable extension of the original masterplan for Milton Keynes - has had its first success. We appear
May 01, 2007
Partnership aims to increase tree numbers
Planting and landscaping are required to feature in plans for all new developments, said a Milton Keynes Partnership spokesman. However, removal of trees was not unprecedented. Some had been
Apr 23, 2007
Minister tours growth areas
Peter Housden, permanent secretary in the Communities and Local Government Department, is pictured with Milton Keynes Partnership chairman Sir Bob Reid (right), MKP chief operating officer Jane Hamilton and
Apr 02, 2007
Plans lodged for thecentre:mk expansion
Owners Hermes Real Estate and Prudential have submitted the first batch of reserved matters applications to Milton Keynes Council. The mastervision aims to improve the retail offer and to improve
Mar 26, 2007
Hospital expansion receives £1.9m boost
The first phase of the expansion is an upgrade of the hospital’s internal infrastructure including a new roadway, roundabouts and improvements to its existing helipad to provide better transport
Mar 22, 2007
Companies back moves to city
A survey for Invest Milton Keynes, the inward investment arm of Milton Keynes Partnership, has found that 97 per cent of firms were satisfied with the city as a
Mar 01, 2007
The fight for Urban Eden: let battle commence
Urban Eden has had its first meeting, attended by a far better-than-expected cross-section of concerned citizens, including many who’ve been involved in its development and foundation.One of our tasks
Feb 01, 2007
Saving paradise before it’s lost
I HAVE been fairly absorbed of late with the way in which the original dream of Milton Keynes has been scrapped and how this is the last chance to
Jan 01, 2007
Don’t turn our heaven into hell
OH MY GOD, what have I done? Last month I wrote, more out of sadness than anger, how Milton Keynes, a city designed from scratch to be an urban
Dec 01, 2006
40 years old and grinding to a halt
JUST over 40 years ago, secret plans were being laid to build a new city in the fields of North Bucks. A plan so bold that, upon delivery, it

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