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This special issue was compiled and edited by the team at Milton Keynes Development Corporation. It includes interviews with key people, a look at plans and photographs of early estates, and discusses design limitations.
Derek Walker, 1982
This book outlines the early development of the new town through the 1970s, when Derek Walker was Chief Architect and Planner.
Milton Keynes Development Corporation
A guide and history for visitors to the Abbey.
A century of memories of this important local building.
This is a great in-depth look at the history of the Chapel and its unique medieval wall paintings.
Provides a visual and historical record of twentieth century planned urban development in the context of garden cities and postwar new towns in the South East.
Derek Walker was the chief planner for Milton Keynes Development Corporation in the 1970s. He then went on to set up his own practice. This is a look at his many projects around the world, and also a few in Milton Keynes. Introduction by Stephen Gardiner.
Editors: Shi Nan and Chris Gossop, 2012
This edition of the ISOCARP Review is about the extremes of development and the planning response to them. Fast Forward addresses the realities of those extremes and the ways in which different countries and individual cities have sought to cope with them. It features a chapter, Milton Keynes, UK: an exemplary new city outpacing its peers, by John Best and David Hackforth.
Terence Bendixson and John Platt, 1992
An in-depth insight into the planning and implementation of the new city of Milton Keynes, with quotes from the planners involved.
Victoria J K Lamburn, 2011
Between 2009 and 2011, Victoria Lamburn worked on a project photographing the new town of Milton Keynes.
Milton Keynes Development Corporation
A marketing brochure from pre-1992.
The big little guide to MK. With pages packed with bite-sized information, photos and maps. The guide has appeal for residents, visitors and business with young and old finding something useful in it.
Mark Colthorpe, 2010
The Wolverton and District Archaeological Society
This issue gives a good in-depth report of the excavations at Bradwell Abbey carried out between 1968 and 1973.
The original plan for the development of Milton Keynes as conceived by the consultant team.
Vol. 1 & 2 £30.00
Vol. 2 £15.00
Milton Keynes Development Corporation, 1992
This book summarizes The Milton Keynes Planning Manual and is a good overview of the principles behind the design for Milton Keynes.
Local photographs taken in the 1920s by Maurice Kitchener.
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre, 2007
An exciting project run with local schools. Children were asked to write a message to children of the future about life in Milton Keynes.
Milton Keynes Borough Council, 1990
This guided walk reveals some of the history and development of Stony Stratford. Published during Milton Keynes Year of the Environment 1989-1990.
Bradwell Church, 2014
St Lawrence Church in Bradwell Village, Milton Keynes is one of two surviving medieval churches in the Ecumenical Parish of Stantonbury.
Milton Keynes comes to life in this concise, yet comprehensive and multi-dimensional exploration of a city often misunderstood. This is a tale of roundabouts and concrete cows, of earlier settlers often marginalised and forgotten, of a promising football team, of lakes and water sports, a thriving business and social community with unique issues, but a very promising future.
Susan Popoola, 2012
This special issue celebrates the 40-year anniversary of the designation of the new town in 1967.
Tells the fascinating story of Milton Keynes's past, mainly from the objects people left behind.
Milton Keynes Archaeology Unit, 1992.