Deadline looms on Milton Keynes growth strategy consultationFeb 22, 2010
Comments made by that date will be considered by a government-appointed planning inspector as part of a public examination later this year of the council’s expansion plans for the city.
The Core Strategy proposes a total 41,360 new homes for Milton Keynes by 2026. It shows how and where new housing developments are planned in the borough, along with plans for new community and leisure facilities, job opportunities and the regeneration of older parts of the city.
Milton Keynes would also expand beyond its current boundaries under the plan, with 5,360 new homes and facilities as part of the Aylesbury Vale Core Strategy. Growth is also planned in Central Bedfordshire.
Milton Keynes Council leader Cllr Sam Crooks said:“This is the final opportunity to have your say on the soundness and legality of the Core Strategy. The strategy contains the most sustainable and suitable plan for the future development of Milton Keynes.”
He added that Milton Keynes aimed to be one of the UK’s top cities by 2026.