The Alan Higgs Centre

Getting to The Alan Higgs Centre & Parking


The Alan Higgs Centre Allard Way, Coventry, CV3 1HW

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By Train

Coventry Train Station is located in the heart of Coventry City Centre, and receives connecting lines from Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, & West Midlands Railway. It is approximately an 10-minute car Journey from the railway, with buses and taxis also available in the nearby area.

You can plan your train ride with London Northwestern Railway:

By Bus

If travelling from the city centre, the number 3 bus runs every 20 minutes and can be caught from the Cross Cheaping stop outside of McDonalds. It is approximately an 8-minute bus ride, followers by a 7-minute walk. Alternatively, the number 21 can be caught from Trinity St Sainsburys, and involves a 13-minute bus ride, and a 13-minute walk.

Most bus services in Coventry and the surrounding areas are operated by National Express. Use their interactive bus journey planning tool to get to and from The Alan Higgs Centre.

By Bike

Cycling from Coventry City Centre is approximately a 27-minute journey, and a total distance of 2.7 miles with free on-site bike parking available for members.

There are limited cycling facilities throughout most of this route. However, there are a small selection of cycle lanes in the nearby area, including along the Hinckley Road (A4600) in the north, and, along the Binley Road (A428) between the junctions of the A4082 and A444.

There are also shared paths and Toucan crossings along Sky Blue Way (A428), as well as a short section of shared use cycle lane on Allard Way (A4082). 

West Midlands Cycle Hire have bicycle docks available throughout the city where you are able to hire or dock a bike for your journey:

By Car

Driving from Coventry City Centre is approximately a 8-minute journey, and a total distance of 2.7 miles. With free on-site car parking with dedicated disables spots available.

Head west towards Tower St and Exit the roundabout onto Ringway Swanswell.

Take the slip road to M1 South and at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the London Rd. Keep right before taking the exit onto A4082. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Allard Way; turn right, Enter the roundabout, and the Alan Higgs Centre will be on the left.

By Foot

There are a variety of walks available in the Willenhall area, that offer a safe path, to and around the Alan Higgs Centre, including Willenhall walk 5 (20 mins) via Robin Hood Road, The River Sowe, Alan Higgs Centre and Allard Way.

Coventry City Council have gathered an array of walks in and around Coventry that can be viewed via their website: