LIVING IN MILTON KEYNES

In 1967, a 30 mile square area of North Buckinghamshire was to become one of England’s newest cities, incorporating three towns and thirteen villages, one of which gave its name to the new town. Nearly Fifty years later, Milton Keynes has grown into one of the countries most talked about and admired modern urban areas.

Milton Keynes is a city of contrasts. The original villages are nestled between exciting new residential growth and modern business parks, without losing their identity and are surrounded by many types of parkland, waterways, and the intricate network of pedestrian and cycle routes known as redways.

The recreational and leisure opportunities are endless; the Theatre District where many a West End production is staged at the state of the art theatre, together with a wealth of restaurants and bars provide for an exciting night out. The landmark dome of the Xscape building with its 16 screen cinema, indoor snow ski slope, 10 pin bowling and fitness centre is a must for all families and recently voted the UK’ no. one tourist attraction . At the Hub you will find hotels and all the latest bars and restaurants in a Piazza style setting. If that is not enough there is often open air concerts at the National Bowl in Furzton and in Campbell Park close to the city centre and of course we are lucky to have a state of the art football stadium which is home to the MK Dons.

Milton Keynes main shopping centre CMK is one of the largest in Europe and continues to expand, with department stores, boutiques and dining experiences from all the leading brands.

Commuting could not be easier. Situated midway between London and Birmingham, Cambridge and Oxford, Milton Keynes is well served by road and rail. Join the M1 at Junctions 13 or 14 or the A5 which bisects the city, or if travelling by bus, Stagecoach offers cross county services to Northampton, Bedford, Cambridge and Oxford. The station at Milton Keynes Central links the city to London (32 mins), Birmingham (60 mins) and the North East (2 hours) as well as all the major airports, which are all within easy reach.

Business continues to thrive and grow at an unprecedented rate with many head offices for some of global and household names now located in Milton Keynes and have opportunities on every level for the growing work force lucky enough to live in the largest growth area in the UK.