Waterway Park proposed at the heart of new villages

The Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park could be the central feature which links a number of new villages south of Milton Keynes and in the Marston Vale. As one of its options for providing new homes Central Bedfordshire Council’s Local Plan consultation proposes a series of new villages in the Marston Vale and near … Continue reading “Waterway Park proposed at the heart of new villages”

Promoting Waterway Park at recent SEMLEP Conference

Last year the B&MKWP Trust submitted evidence to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) about the potential role of the Waterway Park as important infrastructure within the Oxford/Milton Keynes/Cambridge corridor. The Trust and the Canal and River Trust (CRT) made a presentation to a Conference run by the South East Midlands Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) last October … Continue reading “Promoting Waterway Park at recent SEMLEP Conference”

Trust Welcomes National Infrastructure Interim Report

The Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust enthusiastically welcome the publication of the National Infrastructure Commission’s report into the infrastructure and approach needed to underpin the successful economic growth of the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford corridor. The report, published on 16th November, points to the need to promote new east – west road and rail links as … Continue reading “Trust Welcomes National Infrastructure Interim Report”

SEMLEP Infrastructure Summit

“On 27th October the South East Midlands Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) held a Summit about the infrastructure needed to underpin growth in this region.  Jane Hamilton , The Chair of BMKWPT,  joined speakers from the Treasury, Network Rail, Highways England  and the Institute of Economic Development amongst others to make the case that the Waterway Park … Continue reading “SEMLEP Infrastructure Summit”