Coventry is located in the heart of England in the county of West Midlands and boasts being the 13th-largest city in the UK and the second largest city in the West Midlands region. With excellent motorway networks and public transport, Coventry is extremely well connected, with the M1, M6, M40 and M69. This makes commuting to and from the city incredibly easy and fast.
Birmingham 19 miles – Train Journey within 20 mins
Stratford-upon-Avon 19 miles – Car journey within 20 mins
Leicester 24 miles – Car Journey within 25 mins
Oxford 50 miles – Train Journey within 50 mins
London 95 miles - Train Journey within 57 mins
From its humble beginnings Coventry grew to become one of the most important cities in England, from the world’s first cycle production to sewing machines, ribbon weaving, and the creation of the first British motor car to clock to watch making and the development of the modern aircraft engine.
Today Coventry continues to have the most prestigious car manufacture, Jaguar Land Rover. Since being acquired by India’s biggest car company Tata, the company have continued to grow Jaguar Land Rover within the city expansion for the UK market and worldwide.
Other major employers’ in Coventry is the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust's. The hospitals is one of the largest UK teaching trusts and responsible for two hospitals Coventry & Rugby. They are the principal teaching hospital for the Warwick Medical School and are the forefront of medical education programmes and clinical research.
Coventry is lucky to have two well established universities providing excellent standard of education. From its beginnings, Warwick University has always been in the UK’s top ten universities for teaching and research excellence, whilst Coventry University has been recently awarded ‘Modern University of the Year' for the second consecutive year (2014 and 2015).
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