Milton Keynes chosen as World Cup host city
As England ramp up their 2018 World Cup bid, it has declared that Milton Keynes will form an integral part of the bid and the Stadium MK will be one of the 15 stadiums used during the World Cup in 2018 should the English bid be successful. Stadium MK which is home to the MK Dons is brand new and currently has a capacity of 22,000 supporters, although by 2018 the stadium will have an increased capacity of 44,000.
Chris Rose, Director at Serviced City Pads said, “It is incredible to think that the last time the World Cup was staged in England in 1966, Milton Keynes didn’t even exist. Many people were surprised that Milton Keynes was successful in becoming a host city, but we were not. Milton Keynes put together a unified bid that was led by an energetic chairman in Pete Winkleman. Fantastic motorway links, the location of the city as well as the modern facilities that Milton Keynes offers visitors to the city were obviosly important factors.
Serviced City Pads currently has a relatively small selection of serviced apartments in Milton Keynes, although this is likely to change over the next 12 months. This is a city that is really going places and is already an important hub for corporate visitors who can stay in Milton Keynes, but also be in Birmingham or London for business meetings within an hour. We predict that the number of serviced apartments in Milton Keynes will rapidly grow, and by the time of the World Cup (England is favourite to win the nomination for 2018), there will be a vast selection of serviced apartments as well as hotels in Milton Keynes, to satisfy the additional demand from visitors who have never visited the City. A successful world cup bid will be incredible news for the economy of Milton Keynes as we would expect more than an additional £250 Million pounds to flow into the local economy. Many tourists may never have heard of Milton Keynes and will be curious to see what the city has to offer. We also feel that many people staying in London apartments will make the short journey up the M1 to discover Milton Keynes.
Of course, the World Cup is a long way from now and Serviced City Pads already has a selection of spacious serviced apartments in Milton Keynes that can be booked through it’s reservations team by calling 0844 335 8866. These apartments are ideal for a corporate stay in Milton Keynes as well as long weekend leisure break in Milton Keynes. The apartments are finished to a high standard, with fully fittted kichens, Bedrooms, luxury bathrooms and spacious living areas. You wouldn’t get that kind of space and spec from a hotel room would you?
Everybody at Serviced City Pads see Milton Keynes as an important element to our offering. It is an increasingly important city and we will strive to increase the number of apartments in Milton Keynes that we can offer our customers.