Charles Church


Looking for a new home in Coventry?

Coventry is a city for the future with an important role to play in the forward-looking economy of the West Midlands. A new home in Coventry has easy access to central England’s motorway network, to the city of Birmingham and Birmingham Airport, and to Warwickshire’s unspoilt countryside. With the University of Warwick on the outskirts, the National Exhibition Centre less than 10 miles away, and a stunning 20th Century cathedral, Coventry is a city that celebrates education, commerce, and culture.

Living in Coventry

Travel and transport

Coventry is served by four motorways, the M6, the M42, the M40, and the M1. This important motorway network puts Coventry is in a strong position. The A46 is the main non-motorway route which links the city to Royal Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon, Evesham, and finally the M5 at Tewkesbury. The train from Coventry to Birmingham New Street takes just under half an hour and to London Euston approximately an hour and a half. The local train journey between Coventry and Leamington Spa takes around 16 minutes. Birmingham Airport is just 10 miles away.

Local information

Whether you shop locally in Coventry, enjoy city centre shopping in Birmingham’s Bullring, or take in the upmarket independent shops of Royal Leamington Spa, you will find everything you could need.  Coventry has an excellent choice of shopping centres, including the West Orchards Shopping Centre, the Lower Precinct Shopping Centre, and the CentralSIX Retail Park. On the outskirts of town, you’ve got the retail outlets at Warwickshire Shopping Park, Cross Point, Cannon Park and Bannerbrook Park.

Local schools

Many of Coventry’s secondary schools are specialist colleges. Finham Park School is a mathematics and IT college, The Coventry Bluecoat Church of England School is a music college, and the Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School specialises in languages. Other schools specialise in the performing arts, humanities, business and enterprise, and science. There are three Further Education colleges; City College, Henley College, and Hereward College. Coventry University has a city centre campus and The University of Warwick is on the southern fringes of the city.