This emerging residential area benefits from a peaceful urban village location and will feature attractive green open spaces along with new cycle routes and footpaths. Improved transport links will provide easy access to the extensive selection of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues of Coventry city centre.
Shopping and entertainment
There’s never a shortage of things to do in Coventry, with theatres, cinemas, museums, art galleries, restaurants and bars among the city’s attractions, plus the Coventry SkyDome Ice Rink, the Ricoh Arena, and the first city-centre IKEA to be opened in the UK.
Parents will appreciate the proximity of a choice of schools for children of all ages, including nearby Blue Coat Church of England School and Music College, which is rated as outstanding by Ofsted.* The city is also home to two universities: Coventry University and the University of Warwick, which lies just over three miles to the south of the city centre.
Ambleside benefits from excellent transport links, with Junction 2 of the M6 less than five miles away and Coventry railway station only two miles from home for regular services to London Euston in around an hour and to Birmingham in less than 30 minutes. For those travelling further afield, Birmingham Airport is just 15 miles away. Coventry boasts a proud heritage as a major centre for the transport and machine tool industries, with the city’s factories contributing greatly to the British war effort during the Second World War.
From the North/East (Junction 2 of the M6)
Leave the M6 at Junction 2 (signposted Leicester M69, Coventry A46). At the first roundabout take the exit south onto Hinckley Road, A4600 (signposted Coventry North and Central). At the next two roundabouts, go straight on (still on Hinckley Road, A4600). At the third roundabout take the second exit onto Ansty Road, A4600 (signposted City Centre). At the following roundabout go straight (second exit) onto Burns Road. At the T-junction with Binley Road, turn right. At the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4110, then the fourth left onto Anglian Way. The second right will be Surrey Drive where you will find the sales centre.
From the M40 (Junction 15)
From Junction 15 of the M40 take the A46 towards Coventry. After 11 miles, at the first roundabout, take the second exit towards Whitley on the A4082. At the next roundabout (with traffic lights) take the second exit onto Humber Road. Go straight over (2nd exit) the next roundabout, then right (2nd exit) at the following roundabout. Take the first right onto Anglian Way, then the second right onto Surrey Drive where you will find the sales centre.