Coventry City Club was founded in 1883 and currently play in the Coca-Cola
Football League Championship.
The club was founded by Willie Stanley, an employee of cycle form Singers.
The club as a result was known as Singers FC until 1898 when the name
changed to Coventry City.
The club played at Highfield Road from 1899, and moved to the Ricoh Arena in
2005.The £113 million 32,000 seater stadium will hopefully help the Sky
Blues get back into the Premiership.
The Ricoh Arena is one of the UK's top entertainment, sports and business
It hosts numerous concerts including across 2009 - Oasis, Take That and The
Experience the thrill of G Casino at Ricoh Arena Coventry. With incredible
gaming, amazing entertainment, fantastic food and two great late bars to
choose from. Open from 12pm to 6am every day of the week.
Take a glimpse behind the scenes at the home of Coventry City FC. The tours
consist of Stadium/Football club, including pitch, dressing rooms, media
suite, and players lounge and offer a fantastic opportunity to see where the
City heros prepare on a matchday. The tour will also take in the Exhibition
Hall, Sponsorship/Paternship board, conference and function suites,
Ambassadors suite, CCFC Executive Box (all dependant of availability) and
Bistro/Hotel room & suites. Tours will begin & end at the Visitor
Information Centre. Tours must be pre booked.
Cost per person; Adult £4.50; Child under 16 £3.00; Concession £3.75
Tours take place every Wednesday and Friday morning. Special group tours and
some Tuesday tours are available on request.
72.5 Acre site located adjacent to M6, junction 3.
32,000 capacity stadium.
6,000 Square metres exhibition/events hall capable of holding 8,000 people
Over 3,000 Square metres for conference and banqueting, seating around 2,500
diners. The largest column-free conference and banqueting space in the
72 Executive boxes.
19 Kiosks built around stadium facility.
Sports bar / Hotel restaurant open 300 days seating 250.
Over 2,000 car parking spaces.
Tesco committed to build largest store in Great Britain attracting 1.4
million shoppers annually.
Hotel and restaurant with 70 bedrooms.
Information included in this database is supplied by the organisations
We aim to keep it up to date, but we can't guarantee that it's always
We would recommend that you check opening times by telephone where possible,
to avoid disappointment.
Useful Links to information on Coventry and organisations within Coventry.
Map of Coventry City Centre
Weather forecast for Coventry
Local buses serving Coventry