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Investment sites - The Wave

Size:  5.49 acres (2.21ha)   
Located at the tip of the Friargate development to the South on the Eastern edge of the proposed City Centre South redevelopment, just south of High Street.


  • Creation of a £36.7million dynamic water park and leisure facility in the south side of the city centre 
  • Elevated Waterpark including 6 water slides, children’s splash pad, Wave Pool & Lazy River, a 25m x 4 lane pool, Day Spa, 120 station gym, squash courts, café and crèche
  • Landmark building appropriate for the city centre 
  • £13.5 million investment into a new 50 metre swimming pool and enhancement of public leisure facilities at the Alan Higgs Centre  
  • 50 metre swimming pool, retractable boom, 2 x movable floors, 500 spectator seats, 100 station gym and new spinning studio.  
  • CAWAT have spent £1.5m on the re-provisioning of the 60 x 40 metre indoor football barn 

Class Code: D2 
Usage: Assembly and Leisure
Planning Authority:  Coventry City Council




5.49 acres (2.21ha)   

Business/Planning use



Buckingham Group

Planning authority

Coventry City Council

Local companies

  • Coventry City Council
  • Coventry University
  • Severn Trent Ltd
  • Coventry city centre

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