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Acclaimed fashion designer launches a shop at FarGo Village

Acclaimed fashion designer launches a shop at FarGo Village

An award-winning Coventry-born fashion designer has launched a new and bigger shop in the city’s Creative Quarter. The acclaimed Ashley Raynor and her popular childrenswear brand Wear Milo’s has moved from a small unit at FarGo Village to larger premises at the haven...

Ground-breaking 5G Digital Hub to open

Ground-breaking 5G Digital Hub to open

A £1.1 million project to convert a former pub in Coventry city centre into a ground-breaking 5G digital space for the Belgrade Theatre will officially open in March. Regeneration specialist Complex Development Projects (CDP) was given planning permission in spring...

Leamington Old Town restoration projects start

Leamington Old Town restoration projects start

Work has begun on the first project in the regeneration programme to turn Leamington’s Old Town into a magnet for creative industries, building on the town’s growing Silicon Spa reputation. Regeneration specialists Complex Development Projects (CDP) has started work...

Revised plans for Abbotts Park

Revised plans for Abbotts Park

Revised plans to create a new sustainable community on the edge of Coventry city centre have been submitted for planning approval. Leading Birmingham architects Glenn Howells Architects and BPN were brought in to undertake a total redesign of the project in...

Sustainable community living in Abbotts Park, Coventry

Sustainable community living in Abbotts Park, Coventry

A new sustainable community set in high-quality landscaping could be created on the edge of Coventry city centre under new plans which have just been released. Abbotts Park, the 5.5-acre derelict former gasworks site on Abbotts Lane, is planned to provide 700 homes...

Coventry brook flowing for the first time in over 100 years

One of Coventry’s ancient watercourses which used to power a medieval fulling mill on the edge of the city centre is flowing again for the first time in over a century thanks to a major new naturalisation project. The recreation of the Radford Brook is part of a £6m...

Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue set to open

Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue set to open

Delicious street food, music, craft beer, and fabulous cocktails will mark the launch of Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue. ‘Factory’ at FarGo Village in the city’s Creative Quarter will be home to five permanent street food specialists, providing...

City Centre park developments taking shape.

City Centre park developments taking shape.

A community group has described the £300,000 improvements to a Coventry city centre park as a “dream come true” as the work looks set to be completed this autumn. The Friends of Naul’s Mill Park and Complex Development Projects (CDP) met Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr...

Tree planting starts in Urban Park

Tree planting starts in Urban Park

A major investment in planting to create a new urban park in Coventry is starting to put down roots. Work has begun on planting mature trees at the new Linear Park which will form a 700m environmental corridor from Belgrade Plaza in the city centre, passing under the...

CDP Awards

Far Gosford Street

WMCEE Heritage Restoration Award & Heritage Award Winner 2012

Electric Wharf

Insider Property Award West Midlands 2006

Regeneration Project of the Year

Force Regeneration Award 2004
RICS West Midlands Regeneration Award 2007
Coventry Design Award

Priory Place

National Homebuilder Design Awards – Commendation

Ribbon Factory

West Midlands Property Awards – Runner Up

Phoenix Initiative

FORCE Landmark Award 2003
Civic Trust Commendation 2004
RIBA National Award
Shortlisted Stirling Prize
RTPI Planning for City Regeneration
Regeneration Awards

Best Mixed Use Project

Bura Award for Best Practice in Regeneration 2006
English Partnerships Award for Partnership in Regeneration 2006