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Shopping in Coventry City Centre
West Orchards Shopping Centre
If you are looking for fashion fresh off the cat walk, quality furnishings to complete that designer look or a distinctive gift for someone special, then this is the place to start. Here you will find not only top store names but also exclusive retailers all gathered under one roof and for a welcome break The Terrace food court offers a world of flavours for you to try.
Lower Precinct Shopping Centre
Home to some of the City's most exciting retailers, cafés and restaurants, offering something that will appeal to everyone, you can be sure to find that perfect item with big name fashion outlets such as New Look, Next, Quiz and H&M to other quality stores such as Sony Centre, Jacques Vert, HSamuel and the Co-Op. Centrally located, it is easily accessible by bus, train or car, with its own quality car parking.
Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre and Broadgate
Broadgate & Cathedral Lanes - a great area to shop for life's necessities ... from household items in Wilkinson's to high street fashion in the UK's flagship Primark store, Coventry provides something for everyone. With a multi-million pound re-development of the new Broadgate square currently in progress, 2012 will be an exciting year for this groundbreaking new tree-lined public space.
IKEA's first ever city centre store in the UK, the Coventry super centre is spread over seven floors, built using environmentally sustainable building materials, providing shoppers with iconic IKEA products in a unique urban setting. Easily accessible from both the city centre and surrounding areas, this huge multi-floor store has everything from home furnishings, kitchenware, bathroom suites and bedroom displays.
Coventry's indoor retail market is jammed packed with small independent retailers - perfect for those shopping for something a little bit different or special. Open six days a week, the indoor market offers a wide variety of fresh and sometimes exotic food produce. The retail market truly is a one-stop-shop for fashion, electrical/computer goods, records/CDs, antiques/collectibles, haberdashery and much more.
Greyfriars Walk, City Arcade, Bull Yard and Shelton Square
The retailers of City Arcade, Market Square, Bull Yard and Shelton Square have come together to create Greyfriars Walk. Greyfriars Walk is host to a diverse range of independant retailers, from Silver Glade Jewellery, Garb, GladRags and Skud Clothing to Tomlinson's, Arcade Fancy Dress and Beryl Houghton's photography.
High Street Shopping
Coventry's High Street is home to most of the main banks, building societies and bureau de change services, as well as the Precinct shopping areas featuring a superb selection of retailers including HMV, Marks and Spencers, Jack & Jones, Orange, BHS, HSamuel, River Island, Monsoon and Clintons.
Smithford Way Shopping
On Smithford Way there are many well known retailers such as Waterstones, Millets and the Body Shop as well as smaller independents. The Central Library is also located here. Smithford Way leads to Corporation Street and on your way you'll find a great delicatessen, second hand jewellery, and body lotions and potions. Corporation Street is home to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre.
The Burges and Trinity Street
The Burges is an old city street with the River Sherbourne running under it. Now it is host to well known fast food outlets, pubs and recruitment agencies. Cross Cheaping was originally the city's market area. Holy Trinity Church gives Trinity Street its name, which is home to the city centre's only major supermarket retailer, Sainsbury's, and a variety of small independent retailers.
Medieval Spon Street Shopping
Better known as Medieval Spon Street, this historical quarter of the city centre contains one of the most important collections of medieval buildings and places of interest in the region. Spon Street also houses a superb selection of high quality shops and trade services, including many hair and beauty salons, collector's stores and gadget and techno shops.
If your looking for an ideal place to eat, drink and take a break from the retail dash, Belgrade Plaza has everything you need. Bella Italia, Pizza Express, Belgrade Theatre and Premier Inn all help contribute to one of Coventry's most prestigous areas, combining history with the new.