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Front cover of Architectural Design 6Architectural Design 6, 1973. Special issue: Milton Keynes

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.





Front cover of Architecture and Planning of Milton KeynesArchitecture and Planning of Milton Keynes

Derek Walker, 1982

This book outlines the early development of the new town through the 1970s, when Derek Walker was Chief Architect and Planner.




Front cover of Best Laid PlansThe Best Laid Plans

University of Luton Press

This book presents the debates held during a witbess seminar and conference on the origins and subsequent development of Milton Keynes held in 1995.






Front cover of Bradwell AbbeyBradwell Abbey

Milton Keynes Development Corporation

A guide and history for visitors to the Abbey.






Front cover of Calverton Manor FarmCalverton Manor Farm

A century of memories of this important local building.






Front cover of The Chapel of St MaryThe Chapel of St Mary: A Guide

This is a great in-depth look at the history of the Chapel and its unique medieval wall paintings.









Front cover of ContinuityContinuity: From Garden City to New Town

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 Associates front cover Derek Walker Associates: The View from Great Linford

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.





Fast forward front cover Fast Forward

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.





Front cover of Image and RealityImage and Reality

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.





Front cover of Impression Milton KeynesImpression Milton Keynes

Victoria J K Lamburn, 2011

Between 2009 and 2011, Victoria Lamburn worked on a project photographing the new town of Milton Keynes.





Front cover of Milton Keynes: a great place to live and workMilton Keynes: a great place to live and work

Milton Keynes Development Corporation

A marketing brochure from pre-1992.







Milton Keynes: the Guide front coverMilton Keynes: the Guide

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






Front cover of Milton Keynes Colouring Book Vol. 1Milton Keynes Colouring Book Vol. 1

Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre

Use these beautiful and inspiring drawings taken from the archive collections of Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre.







Front cover of Milton Keynes Journal of Archaeology and History, No 3Milton Keynes Journal of Archaeology and History, No 3, 1974

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.







Front cover of The Milton Keynes Planning ManualThe Milton Keynes Planning Manual

Milton Keynes Development Corporation, 1992

MKDC policies, described in the Planning Manual, make up "best planning practice" for Milton Keynes as it had evolved by the early 1990s







Front cover of MK50MK50: a new city comes to life

Heritage MK, 2017

This book is based on a major exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes.





Front cover of The Planning of Milton KeynesThe Planning of Milton Keynes

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.







New Bradwell postcardPostcards

Local photographs taken in the 1920s by Maurice Kitchener.




Front cover of Postcards to the FuturePostcards to the Future: 'To Ali and Lee …'

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.



Front cover of Selectively off the FenceSelectively off the Fence

Town & Country Planning Association, 2008

TA selection of articles from the Town & Country Planning 'Off the Fence' column, written by David Lock during his period as Chair of the TCPA, 2002-2008.







Front cover of Stony Stratford Town WalkStony Stratford Town Walk

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.






Front cover of Story of St Lawrence ChurchThe Story of St Lawrence Church

Bradwell Church, 2014

St Lawrence Church in Bradwell Village, Milton Keynes is one of two surviving medieval churches in the Ecumenical Parish of Stantonbury.







Touching the Heart of Milton Keynes front coverTouching the Heart

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



Front cover of Urban Design Issue 104Urban Design Issue 104, 2007. Special Issue: Milton Keynes at 40

This special issue celebrates the 40-year anniversary of the designation of the new town in 1967.








Windows on the Past front coverWindows on the Past

Tells the fascinating story of Milton Keynes's past, mainly from the objects people left behind.

Marion Blockley

Milton Keynes Archaeology Unit, 1992.