Published: 4th Dec 2019

Residents living on a Milton Keynes council estate have voted in favour of regeneration plans, including new homes and a community hub. Milton Keynes Council announced that 55% of residents who took part in a ballot last month, voted in favour of estate-wide improvements. The improvements will include 369 new homes – 20% of which will be affordable and the refurbishment of all existing council homes with an option of improving private properties. A hub for the community with shops and local facilities, including green areas, additional parking spaces and improved cycling routes will also be built. Almost two thirds (65%) of residents turned out to vote on 29 and 30 November following two years of discussions between the council and the residents. The other options were for no redevelopment, or for refurbishment and new homes. Ahead of the ballot, Milton Keynes Council worked with the Fullers Slade Residents’ Steering … (To read the full article, subscribe below)