MK50: a new city comes to life

MK50: a new city comes to life

On 23rd January 2017 Milton Keynes celebrated its 50th anniversary. Starting the 50th birthday celebrations a major exhibition was held from 10th to 23rd January in Middleton Hall, centre:mk shopping centre.This book brings together many elements of the exhibition and is based on its information and exhibits.

Heritage MK, 2017.

199pp colour illus.

ISBN 978 1 5272 1318 0



  • Celebrating fifty years of Milton Keynes
  • Before Milton Keynes
  • How Milton Keynes was built
  • 1975 and 2017 city maps
  • Housing in Milton Keynes
  • Wolverton: 1975 and 2017 maps
  • Community life
  • North Milton Keynes: 1975 and 2017 maps
  • Central Milton Keynes: 1982 aerial photograph
  • Green spaces in Milton Keynes
  • Milton Keynes Village: 1975, 1978 and 2017 maps and aerial photograph
  • Transport in MK
  • Furzton and West Bletchley: 1986 aerial photograph
  • Furzton and the Shenleys: 1975 and 2017 maps
  • Sport in Milton Keynes
  • Business in Milton Keynes
  • What might have been
  • South Milton Keynes: 1975, 1980 and 2017 maps and aerial photograph
  • The people's story
  • 50 years on …
  • Heritage MK

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