A striking new visitor information centre has been opened outside Coventry Railway Station to help visitors arriving in the city during UK City of Culture and the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
A ground-breaking 5G digital space will transform a city pub site into a ‘plug and play’ performance, education and rehearsal venue in plans to revamp the post-war Corporation Street in Coventry.
New plans submitted to Coventry City Council’s Planning Committee could see the River Sherbourne uncovered as part of a new £1.9m scheme on Palmer Lane.
A new digital screen has been installed on the side of Coventry Transport Museum, replacing the original screen, which was installed as part of the city’s hosting of the London 2012 Olympics.
Coventry’s Telegraph Hotel has been given the civic seal of approval as it opened its doors to guests for the first time.
The final stone has been laid in the major restoration of the ancient walls that protected Coventry’s Carthusian Monastery as part of a multi-million-pound new visitor attraction.
The next phase of work in Pepper Lane is set to begin early next week with plans for brightening up the walls and installing a new piece of artwork.
A £1.7m project to restore several historical sections of London Road Cemetery has been completed.
A new mural, inspired by James Starley, has started to be painted onto the side of Pool Meadow, located next to Sprinkles and facing the entrance to Lady Herbert’s Garden.
Major changes are to take place at Coventry Station to enable the new boulevard section to be delivered as part of the £82million to be completed ahead of the start of UK City of Culture.
Innovative paving has been installed in Coventry city centre for the first time to help blind and visually impaired pedestrians safely cross a new road.
Artist Morag Myerscough is working with Coventry City Council in order to breathe vitality into Hertford Street.
Work has begun to install the cladding at the redevelopment of Coventry Railway Station as the major £82 million project remains on track to be completed for UK City of Culture.
Over the past 12 months numerous changes have taken place to transform Coventry's public spaces, thanks to more than £100m worth of investment
Work is continuing to progress on the Coventry Station Masterplan, hitting key milestones such as the installation of the new footbridge, opening of the new taxi loop and installation of cladding on the new station building, which will serve as an extension to the existing station building to cater for passenger growth and improve facilities.
Colourful new rainbow lighting has been installed along the path in Greyfriars Green, lighting up the walk between Coventry railway station and Bull Yard.
A new children’s play area and water feature have transformed an area of Coventry city centre ahead of UK City of Culture 2021.
A poem written especially for the Upper Precinct by local poet, Kim Hackleman, will feature as part of the water rills which will run throughout the Precinct as part of its new refurbishment.
Coventry City Council looks set to approve plans to open the view into Broadgate from Upper Precinct.
A Coventry artist has been commissioned to work on a brand-new art piece which will be installed in Pepper Lane.
Development of a second office building at Friargate is set to take a major step forward this week with contractors beginning the onsite work.
In preparation for its year as UK City of Culture 2021, Coventry is inviting local artists to submit expressions of interest for a series of commission opportunities at Coventry’s railway station.
A massive crane has arrived at Coventry Railway Station to install a new footbridge to mark another significant milestone in the £82 million scheme.
A new rainbow road pelican crossing, using the colours of the Gay Pride flag, is set to be installed in Bull Yard.
Coventry’s Pool Meadow bus station is to get a £1.5 million upgrade which will include eye-catching artwork and murals for the 2021 City of Culture.
Coventry city centre’s new Telegraph Hotel is to open its doors to guests on November 18.
A landmark building in Coventry city centre has been given to Historic Coventry Trust to help the wider regeneration of the area.
Key figures in Coventry are convinced that Coventry’s newest hotel will provide an economic boost to the city after being given an exclusive tour of the project.
A major transformation has started to convert a historic industrial site in Coventry into a new £2.4 million creative hub for artists in time for UK City of Culture 2021.
Specialist conservation contractors have been appointed to transform some of Coventry’s oldest buildings into special short stay visitor accommodation in time for the city being UK City of Culture 2021.
Coventry Cathedral has appointed a contractor to build its high-profile new pavilion annexe as part of a £3.5 million fundraising programme.
Coventry City Council is set to approve funding worth £17m that will support the development of a second office building at Friargate with work set to begin in Autumn 2020.
A new scheme is set to revitalise Coventry Cathedral’s Unity Lawn, enhancing the space to create a more inviting spot to enjoy the views of the Cathedral and the surrounding historic architecture.
Coventry City Council working in partnership with the charity, Canal & River Trust, has started a project to improve the towpath along the Coventry Canal to improve the popular waterway.
The Council’s will be reporting on one of its highest years for capital spending in its outturn report for 2019/20.
The Council’s Cabinet Member for Jobs and Regeneration is set to approve a small amount of additional funding to enable a new administration and deployment facility at Whitley Depot on London Road to go ahead.
The biggest piece of infrastructure in the Coventry Station Masterplan is underway to signify a major milestone in the £82 million project.
Regeneration specialist, Shearer Property Group, has today launched a website outlining plans to deliver a transformational mixed-used destination that will revitalise Coventry's city centre.
As high streets start re-opening all over the UK, a £2m transformation of one of Coventry’s oldest shopping streets is underway to help revive the city and support business recovery after COVID-19.
Work has begun to help restore and repair some of the remains of Coventry’s historic city walls and gates within its city centre.
The Council is set to approve the long lease of land at Parkside, Paradise Street so new private residential accommodation can be built.
Coventry’s London Road Cemetery was awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant to restore some of its original features and ensure it is well looked after for future generations to enjoy.
Coventry is going back to the future as part of a £44m programme of works to improve its city centre.
Coventry Sports and Leisure Centre’s 50m pool will be making a final splash with a swimming celebration – and entry prices are stepping back in time to the 1960s