Midsummer Police Station set to close

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The Midsummer Place police station in Central Milton Keynes will be closing in the New Year.

Neighbourhood police officers and police staff currently based at the station in Saxon Gate East will relocate to the main Milton Keynes police station on Thursday January 12.

Midsummer Place station will be closed to the public from 4pm on Tuesday, January 10, and people needing to access police services will be redirected to the main police station in North Row, Witan Gate East.

Superintendent Nikki Ross, Commander of Milton Keynes Local Police Area (LPA), said: “In the light of budget cuts, we are unable to justify the cost of keeping Midsummer Place station open, when we have a much larger police station just a short distance away.

“The main police station in Milton Keynes town centre is open 24 hours, seven days a week, and provides a full front counter service, compared with shorter opening hours and a limited service at Midsummer Place.

“We have looked at a number of options, including cost reductions and partnership funding, in an attempt to keep Midsummer Place station open, but we have been unable to secure the necessary agreements in the current economic climate.

“I would like to reassure the public that that there will be no reduction in the level of front-line policing as a result of the move. The neighbourhood team will continue to operate as normal and our emergency response officers will remain on patrol 24 hours a day across the area.”

Directions to the main police station in Central Milton Keynes, as well as full details of the front counter services available, can be found on our Website

If you would like to speak to your neighbourhood team, or if you have any other enquiries about police-related matters, please call our non-emergency number, 101.