The Midlands What’s Driving Investment in Coventry & Warwickshire?

More auto brands than Detroit, the largest auto design course in the world, design and manufacturing centres for major auto and off-highway OEMs, a unique design and test supply chain and skills base…there’s no-where else quite like it in the UK and Europe.

Coventry & Warwickshire is continuing to see unprecedented investment in transport tech R&D infrastructure:

Cowshed Office Development fully let by agents Bromwich Hardy in 2019

National Automotive Innovation Centre (2019), a major global centre for auto tech at the University of Warwick WMG.

NAIC - This year sees the opening of the £150m National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC), a 30,000sqm facility dedicated to future auto tech, on the University of Warwick Campus.

Gaydon Triangle – JLR’s new 694,810 sq ft £200m engineering and design centre at Gaydon will open in Spring 2019.

From MIRA Technology Park, Coventry University Techno Centre, the University of Warwick Science Parks, and new tech parks at Prospero Ansty, Coventry & Warwickshire Gateway, Tournament Fields and forthcoming employment land allocations, there is the perfect location for your business.

Creating Space for the New Economy …

The digital economy is changing how we work and collaborate, and commercial space is adapting to meet the needs of the creative economy.

Developer Goodman is promoting Nuneaton 230, a 10.3 acre site at Nuneaton Bermuda Industrial Estate, ready for immediate development, (subject to detailed planning)

UK Mobility Data Institute - New £20 million UK Mobility Data Institute being established by WMG in partnership with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) to collect, process and analyse transport data generated by the advent of new mobility technologies.

Smart City Mobility Centre - The WMG Mobility Centre at the Wellesbourne Innovation Campus will create future city car technology.

Hyperbat – a joint venture collaboration between Williams Engineering and Unipart to build cutting edge battery technology in Coventry.

AVL Ansty – 16,000sqm Test and Engineering Centre for advanced power trains, including hybrid and battery

Coventry & Warwickshire has been successful in attracting major digital creative businesses such as SEGA, Ubisoft, IRESS, ARM Holdings, Vitsoe, Kantar, Rebellion and IBM. We also have a dynamic start up scene supported by business support programmes delivered by regional partners. Over the years the area has seen the creation and growth of technology and creative businesses like Millward Brown, Ragdoll, DCA Design, Codemasters and Playground Games.

Today the commercial property needs of these businesses are being met by a range of office, light industrial and creative spaces including new grade A office at Coventry Friargate, Tachbrook Park and Venture House. Meanwhile new and re-purposed spaces are proving popular across the sub-region, including at Fargo, Leamington Creative Arches and the Long Barn.

With commercial property costs 60% of those in London, a location just 1 hour from London by train with dynamic quality town and city centre environments, and a range of affordable residential property for young professionals and their families, coupled with access to an excellent culture and great outdoors offer, why wouldn’t you consider this the ideal location for you or your client’s business?

How We Can Help - Soft Landing Support Bespoke for Your Business:


All Electric Jaguar iPace designed and engineered in Coventry & Warwickshire

Battery Assembly Centre – Jaguar Land Rover’s new centre at Pro Logis Hams Hall to supply batteries for company’s electric drive units

UKBIC - The National Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) is a £80m government funded 18,000m2 facility that will be constructed in Coventry & Warwickshire by 2020.

Locate you or your client’s business in close proximity to Europe’s leading auto cluster – new and existing technology and industrial parks provide the ideal business location.


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Locate your business in the Coventry & Warwickshire Area – for a free and confidential consultation, call or email us today.

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