Coventry

Situated at the very centre of England, Coventry is home to 323,100 residents and serves a wider sub-region of half a million people.  One of the best connected cities in England, Coventry is within five hours drive of the entire UK mainland, is less than hour by train from London, and has an international airport on its doorstep.

Historically famous for its strength in motor manufacturing; Coventry has a diversified local economy with high levels of investment in R&D and with world class strengths in low carbon vehicles; automotive manufacture; motorsports; serious gaming; and intelligent mobility.

Coventry is home to the University of Warwick and Coventry University – both world class and business focused universities – and also benefits from a range of additional excellent innovation assets focused on advanced manufacturing.

Key investment schemes currently underway include the development of a new Business District and a number of improvements in the city centre.

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