Because Milton Keynes is famous as a new city, visitors to the borough could be forgiven for assuming that Milton Keynes has no history - nothing could be further from the truth! This section of MKWeb makes for interesting reading as you can find out about MK's history and heritage, the surrounding towns and villages, as well as population statistics.
Milton Keynes Heritage
Bletchley Park CEO Iain Standen has told a new support hub for businesses how focusing on the fascinating story of World War Two Codebreaking helped transform Bletchley Park into a vibrant heritage attraction.
MILTON Keynes Council has unveiled a set of three innovative cultural strategies which will help Milton Keynes reach its aspiration to become a world class city over the next decade.
Visit Woburn Abbey between 11 April – 28th September to discover the story of the 4th Duke of Bedford’s private bedchamber through its layers of wallpaper; from the pinnacle of luxury in 1752 to its subsequent decline in status.
MKWeb and MK NEWS reporter Jessica Duncan spent Saturday (March 15) as a model for the new 1940s Boutique at Bletchley Park.
COMMUNITY groups, councils, schools, and local businesses have all been urged to play their part in ensuring a bright future for South East’s historic waterways, after a draft plan for improving
Find out about local studies and family history services available at Milton Keynes libraries here.
The CLUTCH Club website features original stories documenting aspects of life in the Milton Keynes area over the last 150 years.
For information on population, age structures, crime, employment, unemployment, housing.
There are 49 scheduled ancient monuments and over 300 archaeological notification sites in Milton Keynes.
What makes MK unique? Find out more about the Milton Keynes area here.
The world-renown Concrete Cows, Milton Keynes' best-loved pieces of art, have been loaned to Midsummer Place Shopping Centre.
The website is the work of Paul Cox, who grew up in the town and became fascinated with its history
We are twinned with Bernkastel/Wittlich in Germany which is on the Mosel river.
The Milton Keynes Heritage site features masses of information about the history of the local area.
Milton Keynes is the name of one of the villages that were in the original designated area of the new "city" of Milton Keynes.
The City Discovery Centre was set up in 1987 and adopted the heritage site of Bradwell Abbey as its permanent base in 1992.
The Association currently comprises some 22 members including three registered museums and numerous local history societies.
Milton Keynes Borough is conveniently located midway between Birmingham and London and bounded by Beds, Northants and Bucks.
Milton Keynes is a city of contrasts. It combines the fun and enjoyment of city living with plenty of scope for leisure.
In 1973, the newly-created Milton Keynes Borough Council applied to the College of Arms for an official grant of Arms.
Living Archive is a unique organisation whose work is based on the simple premise that 'Everybody has story to tell'.
To find out more about Living Archive read our dedicated article:
URBANIS is a collaboration between Milton Keynes Council(England), the Museum fur Antike Schiffahrt (Mainz in Germany) and the Museo della Civilta Romana (Rome).