Milton Keynes

The 17 things you don’t see in Milton Keynes anymore that you could a decade ago

Milton Keynes has seen huge change over the last 10 years.

Milton Keynes is something of a pioneer for the UK in terms of innovations and new business. From driverless cars to takeaways delivered by drone and groceries by robot MK is always one step ahead. But we have also lost some much-loved familiar haunts over the last decade as our gallery showcases.

The old home of Chicago Rock Cafe and Shout, above Central Milton Keynes bus station, was converted to a youth hub when it fell victim to the credit crunch back in 2008 after 16 years in MK.

9. Chicagos

The old home of Chicago Rock Cafe and Shout, above Central Milton Keynes bus station, was converted to a youth hub when it fell victim to the credit crunch back in 2008 after 16 years in MK.
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Lots of fun for all the children. But not anymore. Not that MK isn't spoilt for choice when it comes to finding something to do with the family.

10. Activity World

Lots of fun for all the children. But not anymore. Not that MK isn't spoilt for choice when it comes to finding something to do with the family.
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Another iconic MK venue The Empire Nightclub shut in 2004. As well as revellers from Milton Keynes it attracted hundreds of pub-to-clubbers from surrounding areas too.

11. The Empire

Another iconic MK venue The Empire Nightclub shut in 2004. As well as revellers from Milton Keynes it attracted hundreds of pub-to-clubbers from surrounding areas too.
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Oceana very much passed the baton to Oceana when in the MK nightclub scene. But it too closed in 2012, later becoming WonderWorld which then closed last year. It is now a trampoline park upstairs.

12. Oceana

Oceana very much passed the baton to Oceana when in the MK nightclub scene. But it too closed in 2012, later becoming WonderWorld which then closed last year. It is now a trampoline park upstairs.
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