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Economic Growth and Prosperity Strategy for Coventry

Our vision

Coventry will be a city that delivers sustainable and inclusive economic growth enabling all of our residents and businesses to prosper.

Our aspirations

  • Reduce the gap between Coventry’s productivity and the UK average
  • Empower local people to connect with jobs and develop their skills
  • Reduce employment gap for disadvantaged groups and the overall population average
  • Support the growth of an innovative economy with a focus on key sectors
  • Ensure social value is incorporated into economic growth
  • Influence local, regional and national policy to maximise opportunity and investment for Coventry

To achieve this vision, we will work under three themes: People, Business and Place


  • Connect local people to job and training opportunities
  • Improve the future of our young people
  • Empower and work with local people to develop their skills and maximise their opportunities
  • Enable our most vulnerable residents to benefit from economic growth by removing barriers and creating pathways to work


  • Enable and support businesses to start, succeed, grow, and innovate
  • Promote Coventry to a national and global audience to attract UK and foreign investment
  • Upskill the local workforce to meet the demands of industry and increase productivity
  • Create quality jobs and quality workplaces in which local people can flourish


  • Secure funding for major developments and infrastructure projects that positively impact local people and businesses
  • Deliver a plentiful supply of quality space for housing, business and skills development
  • Lead the way in creating exemplar developments and facilities
  • Provide a first class investment offer and support to attract new investment and development

Download the Economic Growth and Prosperity Strategy for Coventry.


Head of Economic Development - Andy Williams


Tel: 024 7683 3731

PO Box 15
Coventry City Council
Council House

Head of City Employment & Wellbeing - Kim Mawby


Tel: 024 7683 4801

Coventry City Council
PO Box 15
Council House

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