Key investment and development sites - Daimler Wharf

Address:  Coventry West Midlands CV1 4EX United Kingdom

Size: 7 acres / 2.8 Hectares 
Planning use: Mixed use scheme providing residential and commercial spaces with leisure amenities.
Developer: The Wigley Group
Planning authority: Coventry City Council
Local to: Electric Wharf, Coventry city centre


The site is situated immediately north of Coventry City Centre accessed off Abbotts Lane with a secondary access road off Upper Hill Street to the south west and occupies a prominent and highly visible location adjoining the Coventry inner ring road (A4053) and is situated in a mixed use area comprising traditional terraced houses, some commercial uses and a community fire station. It is located within walking distance of Coventry City Centre and is approximately 0.6 miles to the west of Coventry University.


Master planning of a mixed use, canal-side site in Coventry. The development of over 6 acres between Sandy Lane and the Coventry Canal, and adjacent to the highly-successful Electric Wharf live-work scheme. Daimler Wharf will be within easy walking distance of the Canal Basin and city centre. The scheme – which will include the Daimler Powerhouse arts complex – will feature houses, apartments, employment and some leisure and recreation.  

Local developers and site owners The Wigley Group will be working up the outline scheme over the next 12 months.

Daimler wharf



7 acres (2.8 hectares)

Business/Planning use

Mixed use scheme providing residential and commercial spaces with leisure amenities


The Wigley Group

Planning authority

Coventry City Council

Local companies

  • Electric Wharf
  • City Centre

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