Get your skates on to enjoy a free roller disco to mark the opening of the new Odeon cinema at MK1.
A new 11-screen Odeon Cinema and IMAX will open at MK1 Shopping and Leisure Park on Friday, February 27 .
The new 11-screen cinema and IMAX is an extension of the state-of-the-art entertainment complex which features seven restaurants, fashion shops and Costa Coffee.
MK1’s owner, The Crown Estate, is celebrating the opening with a weekend of special community events.
Visitors are invited to join in the fun at a free MK1 Roller Disco, with chances to win on-the-spot prizes and pick up discounts and promotional shopping vouchers.
The Roller Disco will be open to the public from 11am-10pm on Saturday and 11am-4pm on Sunday, with a special appearance by MK Roller Derby team on Saturday.
Hannah Milne, regional portfolio manager at The Crown Estate said: “The new cinema is a fantastic addition to the park; combined with the seven new restaurants and a great fashion line up, MK1 is now the “must go” shopping and leisure destination for the people of Milton Keynes.
“We have a great community event planned in celebration of the opening with The MK1 Roller Disco we are looking forward to welcoming lots of new and returning visitors to the park over the weekend.”
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> MK1 Shopping & Leisure Park, adjacent to the MK Dons stadium, is home to 15 leading retail and restaurant outlets.
The opening of the new leisure complex brings the number of people employed at the park to over 960 people.
MK1 Shopping Park holds a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating. This rating was achieved for the sustainability measures in operation at the park including rain water harvesting, solar thermal hot water heating and use of recycled materials. The newly completed leisure park also uses the same high level of sustainable design in the building’s construction; with extensive use of solar panels, enhanced thermal performance and use of recycled materialsMK1 operates a 100% no landfill waste management across both sites with over 90% being recycled.
MK1 shopping park has the only Primark in Milton Keynes.