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Planning and development news

Battery plant

National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility to make Coventry and Warwickshire its home

Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The announcement that Coventry and Warwickshire will be the home of the new £80 million National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility (NBMDF) will “only enhance the reputation” of the region.

Meggitt PLC announces £130 million investment in facility in the Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017

International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt PLC today announces plans to build a multi-million pound facility in the West Midlands.

New-look city centre moves another step closer

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Plans to bring about the City Centre South (CCS) project will transform the heart of Coventry.

City Centre Area Action plan

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017

Coventry’s City Centre Area Action Plan has now received government approval following its submission to the Secretary of State in April 2016.

Gold award bam

Gold rated service success for construction contractors

Published on Wednesday, 08 November 2017

BAM Construct UK has proven its credentials as a socially responsible employer after achieving a Gold accreditation as part of Coventry City Councils’ Business Charter for Social Responsibility.

Council House

The bridge link between the Council House and Civic Centre 3 will be removed this Sunday (9 April)

Published on Wednesday, 05 April 2017

Last year the Council sold Civic Centres 1 to 4 to Coventry University and the removal of the bridge link is the next step in this process.

Councillors Jim O'Boyle and Jayne Innes at Pepper Lane, which will soon be turned into an attractive walkway and outdoor space

Gateway to Cathedral quarter to soon get makeover

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Wider pavements, Carnaby Street style lighting, new planting and the restoration of some well-loved public art will soon start as part of the next phase of city centre improvements.

Jaguar Land Rover

Green light for Whitley South expansion

Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2016

The secretary of state has given the green light to proposals for the creation of a research and development centre at Whitley South by deciding not to call in the development plans.

Tunnel (circled) as part of the new Station Masterplan

Work starts on new station tunnel

Published on Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Work will soon be starting on a new tunnel under Warwick Road to connect the railway station to the new platform built as phase 2 of the NUCKLE project.

Friargate Boulevard opens

Friargate Boulevard opens

Published on Thursday, 10 March 2016

The new boulevard that is set to be the bustling heart of Coventry’s Friargate district and an attractive walkway between the train station and the city centre opened today.

Enforcement action on nuisance neighbours and their nightmare gardens

Published on Thursday, 10 March 2016

Coventry City Council has enforced the clearance of two highly overgrown gardens in the northeast of the city. 

New future for Cox Street

Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2016

A Coventry car park could be given a new lease of life, helping to regenerate part of the city centre and continue the city’s universities’ success story.

Burges regeneration

Heritage Lottery Funding support for Burges regeneration

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016

Coventry City Council has received initial support for a Heritage Lottery Fund Townscape Heritage grant, which will enable work to progress plans for the regeneration of The Burges.

First phase of The Burges regeneration plans announced

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016

The regeneration of a key area of the city centre has taken a major step forward.

Friargate crane

Tower crane erected over Coventry as Friargate prepares for construction

Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

There’s a soaring new addition to the Coventry City skyline, as preparation for construction of the inaugural building on the £100 million Friargate regeneration scheme intensifies.

Gosford St

Major project improves area

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015

A major new improvement project in the centre of Coventry has been given a seasonal opening.

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