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New bus service running through campus – 9/9a (Walton Hall)

We are delighted to announce that the OU has managed to negotiate with Arriva a new bus service – 9/9a. This service will start running from Monday 31st October.

17th October 2022

Travel Survey Report 2021

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14th October 2022

GetAroundMK 50 Day Challenge

Following the success of the City Status cycle ride last month here’s a calendar of dates for further celebrati

5th September 2022

SmartGo Summer Newsletter

Welcome to our Summer Newsletter


New Offer Alert!

10% Off Halfords Can Now Be Used Online

22nd August 2022

Green Accreditation for Modeshift STARS

Green Accreditation - STARS Survey

Modeshift STARS is a national accreditation awarded to businesses and organisations that go above and beyond in developing, implementing, and monitoring an Effective Travel Strategy. This should change travel behaviour and reduce the number of single occupancy vehicle journeys to and from sites. 

12th August 2022

Bus Services update

Unfortunately the University does not and cannot influence commercial decisions being taken by bus service companies to discontinue services based on patronage.

13th May 2022

Construction of New Roundabout: Phase 2 (03 May to December 2022)

From Tuesday 03 May the Construction of a new roundabout on H9 Groveway will be starting, to carry out the construction phase safely it will be necessary to close this section of the H9 Groveway until the scheme is completed in December 2022, this includes the diversion of six major power supply cables by Western Power Distribution which is being coordinated into the scheme.

25th April 2022

Vale Travel ceasing to operate 11 / 11X bus service

We have been informed by Vale Travel that they are ceasing to operate 11 / 11X bus service as of 29 April 2022. This is due to the service no longer being financially viable to operate.

If you have any questions, please contact


12th April 2022

Alternative Commutes to Work

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Read our article on commute options to Walton Hall Campus here - Alternative Commutes to Work

22nd March 2022

Construction of new Roundabout at H9 Groveway / Walton Drive - Advance Site Clearance Works

Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP) has obtained planning consent (Planning Reference: 19/00218/OUT) for the construction of a new housing development in Walton Manor area. As a part of this planning approval, the developer, MKDP will be constructing a new 4 arm roundabout at H9 Groveway junction with Walton Drive to ensure safe access to the new development and the Open University.

9th February 2022

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