Record-breaking grant investment is set to change the city centre. Coventry City Centre has seen huge investment this decade – with more to come ahead of the city’s year as City of Culture in 2021.
Works in the city centre to remove the escalator from the Upper Precinct began on Monday 28 October. It marks the start of work to transform the area, as well as opening up the space and the views towards Broadgate.
Exciting pictures showing how Coventry city centre could be transformed by 2021 have been unveiled as part of a presentation called ‘Transforming your city’.
A major regeneration project will transform an area of Coventry originally built in the 1960s over the next four years.
Some essential works are being carried out in the Barracks Way area of the city centre.
Work has now started on exciting plans to improve Coventry railway station.
Much-loved sculptures can be seen in their full glory for the first time in over 50 years as part of a scheme to open a long-forgotten view of the city centre.
Coventry is to bid for a share of a £675 million government fund to support work to transform the city centre over the coming years.
Ambitious £93.8 million plans to continue the transformation of Coventry city centre and Coventry Station have been given the go ahead in the countdown to 2021 when the city is UK City of Culture.