Local Enterprise Partnership supports B&MK Waterway Park

The Trust has recently received some very good news which will be important for us as we continue to promote the Waterway Park and seek funding for sections of the route. The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP), whose role is to help economic growth thrive across the region, has lent it’s support to … Continue reading “Local Enterprise Partnership supports B&MK Waterway Park”

Press Release – B&MK Waterway Trust Unveils New Wood Carvings

The proposed route of the Bedford to Milton Keynes Waterway Park is being marked by the installation of unique wood carvings at the Forest of Marston Vale’s Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park. The Trust commissioned the carvings by local wood carving artists – Carrie Yuen and Tony Langston. The carvings portray examples of wildlife … Continue reading “Press Release – B&MK Waterway Trust Unveils New Wood Carvings”

New Waterway will boost the local economy

A new report from planning and engineering consultants Peter Brett Associates says the proposed Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park can make a significant difference to the local economy, bringing many more visitors to the area each year and value to developments along its route. Jane Hamilton, Chair of the Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway … Continue reading “New Waterway will boost the local economy”

Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park – Impact of the A421 Upgrade

In March the Trust was made aware of the proposal to go ahead with a scheme to upgrade the A421 south of Milton Keynes and, despite our lobbying for 2 years, to not provide a culvert which would secure the route of the Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway. The main reason given for this decision … Continue reading “Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park – Impact of the A421 Upgrade”