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”
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”
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”
“This is exactly why we need the Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway! Waterway travel to Bedford will be safe and easy when we close that gap.” BBC News article: ‘Mad’ narrow boaters to navigate The Wash to Bedford
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