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In January 2021, we adopted our Milton Keynes Strategy for 2050.  The Strategy sets the way forward for the next era of making our great city greater.  It is a strategy for everyone living in Milton Keynes today, especially the children and young people who will be our future citizens, as well as those who will choose to move here to be part of a globally leading green city.


The Strategy was prepared following the recommendations of the MK Futures 2050 Commission in their July 2016 report, “Making a Great City Greater”, in order to take a long-term view of the future of our city.  Our Strategy for 2050 offers Seven Big Ambitions as our promise to those living here today and those who wish to make their homes here in future.



The Strategy for 2050 was approved at a Cabinet meeting on 15th December 2020 (papers available on and at Full Council on 20th January 2021 (papers available on  

You can read more about how we developed the Strategy, the evidence we prepared to support our work and the way we engaged with people in the process here.  And you can watch a briefing about the changes since the engagement draft Strategy on the Council's YouTube channel here.

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The Strategy for 2050 is now being used as the overarching vision for our emerging MK City Plan 2050 which will replace Plan:MK as the new local plan for Milton Keynes.  You can read more about the City Plan 2050 on the Council's website at  This will help to bring the recommendations and approaches set out in the Strategy for 2050 into statutory planning policy.

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