School children compete to design MK of the future

Budding young architects, town planners and artists from across MK have been recognised for their innovative ideas in a competition organised by MKDP. Future:CMK challenged students to propose the buildings and facilities they would like to see in Central Milton Keynes in the future. MKDP chief executive Charles Macdonald awarded prizes to the seven winners who … Continue reading “School children compete to design MK of the future”

Old Bus Station regeneration to deliver commercial activity & community uses

MKDP has signed contracts with two occupiers to provide new facilities that animate the first floor and further increase community interaction at the Old Bus Station in Elder Gate. The first floor is currently being remodelled to accommodate the new occupiers that will include MK’s first competition standard ballroom as well as soundproofed spaces for … Continue reading “Old Bus Station regeneration to deliver commercial activity & community uses”

Would you like to join MKDP as an Independent Board Member?

Following an independent review of MKDP’s progress, Milton Keynes Council has recommended that MKDP should be given more powers to act independently.  In addition, the terms of office for MKDP’s current independent board members end soon. Consequently, MKDP wishes to appoint four new independent Board Members, including a Vice Chair. MKDP is seeking experienced, commercially … Continue reading “Would you like to join MKDP as an Independent Board Member?”

Full speed ahead for Campbell Wharf development

Planning permission has been granted by Milton Keynes Council for Milton Keynes Development Partnership’s (MKDP) 10 acre (4ha) residential and commercial site at Campbell Wharf. Proposals drawn up by Crest Nicholson Regeneration comprise over 380 homes of various styles and sizes, a local convenience store, a café, a restaurant and a nursery. The planning application … Continue reading “Full speed ahead for Campbell Wharf development”

Progress at Wolverton Mill site

Work is progressing well at a 30,000 square feet industrial unit in Wolverton Mill that is due for completion in December 2017. The new building will deliver BREEAM excellent environmental performance and is being constructed by MK based contractor Parkway ready for occupation in early 2018.

Residential Opportunity

Developers are invited to submit conditional offers for residential development of a 0.523Ha (1.292 Ac) site in Shenley Brook End. The deadline for submission is 2pm on 20th October 2017. More information about the site is available here .

Preferred development partner selected for city centre hotel

MKDP has selected Hotel La Tour as its preferred development partner for its site in Malborough Gate (E2.4) that is adjacent to John Lewis and currently used as a coach park. Hotel La Tour is in the process of consulting with stakeholders and other interested parties in order to finalise its design proposals, which will … Continue reading “Preferred development partner selected for city centre hotel”

MKDP leading National Bowl transformation as unique cultural hub

MKDP is developing proposals to modernise and reinvigorate the National Bowl Arena to create a vibrant year-round facility complemented by music based leisure, retail and hospitality venues. Working with a project team comprising architects, leisure specialists, engineers the National Bowl’s owner MKDP is further researching how to deliver the investment and facilities required to make … Continue reading “MKDP leading National Bowl transformation as unique cultural hub”

New plans for Kents Hill

Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP) and leading independent hospital group Spire Healthcare have agreed, subject to planning approval, to develop a purpose-built private hospital on a site in Kents Hill. The balance of the development site will be devoted to building around 150 new homes, including approximately 45 affordable homes. The state-of-the-art facility, which will … Continue reading “New plans for Kents Hill”

Offers invited from small residential developers

MKDP is asking residential developers with an interest in building new homes in Walnut Tree, in the south east of Milton Keynes, to propose their ideas for a site near Walton High School. The small greenfield site is off Lichfield Down and is 0.892 acres (0.361 Ha) and has been allocated in Milton Keynes’ local … Continue reading “Offers invited from small residential developers”

Local team to deliver first excellent industrial facility in Milton Keynes

Diggers are on site at a construction site in Milton Keynes that will see completion of a 30,000 square feet industrial unit in December 2017. The new building will deliver BREEAM excellent environmental performance, the first of its kind in MK. The site at Wolverton Mill is being developed jointly by locally based Secklow Asset … Continue reading “Local team to deliver first excellent industrial facility in Milton Keynes”

MKDP launches urban planning competition

MKDP has launched Future:CMK, a competition for students who attend secondary schools across Milton Keynes to find out what buildings and facilities young people who live in the city would like to see in Central Milton Keynes in the future. Charles Macdonald chief executive of MKDP says: “We hope that teachers and students are as excited … Continue reading “MKDP launches urban planning competition”

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