Funding frustration stalls Coventry regeneration plan

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Coventry City Council and its heritage partner, Historic Coventry Trust (HCT), drew up proposals a few years ago to open up the city centre’s underground river and deliver the next phase of regeneration for one of its most neglected areas.

But in June, the £3.8m plan to breathe new life into Coventry’s medieval streets was dealt a blow when the partners failed to secure lottery funding. So has the project hit the buffers or could the government step in to save it?

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