What we've learnt about Milton Keynes thanks to MK50!

March 30th, 2017

When we say, serviced apartments Milton Keynes, you may be thinking, what's so interesting about that? But this year, in Milton Keynes' 50th year, we've seen some incredible statistics about this city and uncovered some secrets of this fantastic place. 


History and Culture


Milton Keynes has an amazing history, from the start on January 23rd to Bletchley Park,MK Dons and Xscape. 


Milton Keynes has a lot of culture and history, more than most modern cities have. Mostly due to the villages and surrounding times that have a lot more history which have now become part of Milton Keynes. 


Milton Keynes has one of the best employments rates in the country. The city came in second on the Telegraphs "Where to work" report, with an average salary of £36,000 and a job satisfaction rating of 3.2. 


Milton Keynes has some awesome views!


The people of Milton Keynes have been sharing some amazing professional and amateur photography since the start of this MK50 year, we've seen some amazing images on social media, but most notably the book of images from Gill Prince called Unexpected MK. There is a little sneak peak on the website here: unexpectedmk.co.uk if you want to take a look. 


Green Space! 



We know that Milton Keynes has some incredible lakes and green spaces, but we didn't quite know how much! Milton Keynes 40% green space - a huge percentage for any city! Especially when you compare this to Greater London which has just 23%! 


We love to shop... 


The people of Milton Keynes and those that visit the city absolutely love to shop - we know this because 27 million visits are year are made to our shopping centres! That's a lot of 5p carrier bags...


We Innovate


Milton Keynes plays hosts to a large number of headquarters, for local, national and international businesses, and because of it, we like to innovate. The UK's first self-driving pod was unveiled in Milton Keynes! 


Milton Keynes has the best serviced apartments! 


A shameless plug, of course, Milton Keynes has the best serviced apartments - ours! 




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