Visit C-DaRE


Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE)

Coventry University Technology Park



+44 (0) 24 7615 8364

Coventry is easily accessed by car, train or bus. There are a number of road and building works taking place around Coventry at the moment so make sure you take this into account when planning your journey. 

By Car 

Coventry lies at the heart of a motorway network. 

From London: follow the M1, leaving it at Junction 17 onto the M45. At the end of the M45, continue along the A45 and follow the signs for the city centre. 

From East Anglia and eastern England: Take the A14 until it meets the M1/M6 interchange. Then take the M6 to Junction 2 and follow signs for the city centre. 

From southern England: take the A34 to the M40. Leave the M40 at Junction 15, then take the A46 and follow signs for the city centre. 

From the southwest: take the M5, then the M42, leaving the M42 at Junction 6. Follow the A45 to Coventry. From South Wales: follow the M4 to the M5, then as above. 

From western Scotland and the Northwest: leave the M6 at Junction 3 and follow the signs for Coventry city centre. 

From the North: take the M1 to Junction 21, then to the end of the M69, following signs for Coventry city centre. 


C-DaRE’s offices do not have a public car park. There are a number of public car parks available in Coventry and information about these can be found on the Coventry City Council website. 

By Train 

Coventry is on the main intercity route. Trains from London (Euston) leave every 30 minutes throughout most of the day with journey times of 60 to 80 minutes. It takes approximately 20 minutes to reach Coventry from Birmingham International Station. 

There are also daily services from Scotland and the Northwest, from Bristol, the Southwest and South Wales. In addition there are frequent services from Oxford, Southampton and Bournemouth, as well as Nuneaton, Rugby, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International (for Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre).

Coventry train station is less than 10 minutes walk away from ICE 

By Bus 

Coventry’s main bus station is Pool Meadows and is also about 15 minutes walk away from ICE. 


Here are some numbers for local taxi companies:

Central Taxis +44 (0)24 7633 3333 

Allens Taxis +44 (0)24 7655 5555 

There are a number of local B&B’s, Hotels and Guest Houses in Coventry and the surrounding areas as well as a few local people offering Air bnb.

Download a list of accommodation or visit the Coventry & Warwickshire Tourist information website for other places to stay.

Director Sarah Whatley

Operations Manager Alli Sellors

For events, bookings and general enquiries:

Research Support Administrator Lily Hayward-Smith or Dymphna Fox



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