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Interesting facts and information about Milton Keynes
- Milton Keynes has more bridges than Venice, now unfortunately theymay not be as picturesque as parts of Venice but the are very practical. Combined with the underpasses, they allow you to easily navigate under main roads without having to wait for the green man
- Famous for its one hundred and thirty plus roundabouts, Milton Keynes love affair with the concrete circles was never meant to be permanent. According to the plans, the iconic grid system was supposed to have traffic lights installed, but they were never fitted in the end.
- The local town of Newport Pagnell was was first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. Milton Keynes even formed its eventual name from one of the old villages, known as ‘Middleton Kayne’ in the 13th century. The UK government began the regeneration of the area in the 1960s
- In Milton Keynes you are never more than half a mile from green spaces or a park. Campbell Park is one of the biggest in Milton Keynes, named after one of the its founders Lord ‘Jock’ Campbell, and hosts a range of different events throughout the year. So if you like a nice stroll around some green spaces, Milton Keynes has a variety of them on your doorstep
- The Milton Keynes concrete cows created in 1978 by Canadian artist Liz Leyh have become a bit of landmark, they now reside in MK Museum. They were crafted crafted from scrap materials donated by a local builder, and presented as a gift from the town’s development cooperation.