The parking in a 2 mile zone around the CBS Arena is restricted for Coventry City FC and Wasps RFC games. In addition major events like concerts are also restricted.
The restrictions are rigorously enforced by traffic wardens patrolling during these restricted times.
Be aware : These times are listed on entering the 2 mile zone but may not always be immediately evident within the zone.
SUPERVISED at all times.
GENERIC CAR PARKING OPENING TIMES(Unless detailed differently in individual events)
- Access after 5 pm (£20)
- Access after 8am (£30). Earlier by arrangement.
- Vehicle gates CLOSE 2 hours after event finishes.
- Overnight including camping may be available at extra cost.
- Overnight bookings unrestricted pedestrian access.
- Entry after hours is by key code on pedestrian gate only.
FOOTBALL & RUGBY
- OPENS 3 hours before event starts
- CLOSES 1 hour after event finishes.
CAR PARK KEY FACTS
Booked Space reserved regardless what time you arrive (Guaranteed).
2 gates for quick getaway.
Quickest Getaway Guaranteed
Full Car Park Public Liability Insurance
15 minute walk to the stadium
Three Quarters of a mile away from the stadium
Secure Gated parking area
FULLY Supervised from Arrival to Departure
No booked car is ever blocked in. Spaces on day may have restricted exit but normally cars clear within 15 minutes.
Friendly Fans Pubs nearby that have proved popular with all fans over many years.
Grass field with drainage installed and hard drives.
Family owned field
Highly Recommended by visiting teams and Concert goers.
5 * reviews for Olympics.
2 gates for a quick getaway
2 minute drive back onto M6 J3 avoiding ALL stadium congestion.
Maps provided with telephone contact numbers for advice while you are in the area.
Floodlights when dark.
Pay SECURELY Online by PAYPAL / CREDIT CARD
Pay on the day (subject to availability)
Credit or debit card through PayPal
Let us worry about the parking and you just enjoy the day.
Nearby Pubs and Hotels
The Longford Engine
Address: 270 Bedworth Road, Longford, CV6 6BP
Distance from Coventry Building Society Arena: 0.7 miles
How many minutes the walk is according to GoogleMaps: 15 minutes
Last orders time to be able to make it before kick-off: 2.20pm for 3pm KO (40mins before KO)
Offers: Hot food before KO
Away Fans: Yes (well-behaved ones!)
Parking: Yes, free on a first come, first serve basis, so get there early!
Due to its location, a short and pleasant canal walk from the CBS Arena, the Engine is ideal for somewhere to stop for a drink before the game.
A spokesman for the pub told CoventryLive: "We have free parking for customer’s on a first come, first served basis.
"We are a designated away fans pub which mean home fans and away fan can mingle and family can feel safe using us as there is always security and a police presence.
"Hot food is available from our on-site burger wagon Hogs & Dogs."
The burger van serving football fans at the Longford Engine
The Novotel is on the walk to the Stadium. All details on their website here.
Coach and Horses
The Coach and Horses has recently been. More details and pictures to follow when we have checked it out personally.
Alternatively. Why not pre book a space and then arrive half hour before the match calling off at pubs further a field. We are 2 minutes from the motorway with no jams guaranteed once you leave the motorway. The walk to the stadium is 15 minutes
Leisure Ireland Camping/Overnight
Occasionally people request staying overnight at the field.
Vehicles will be locked in overnight to prevent unwanted access. (Supervised overnight for 2023)
Gates will be unlocked in the morning at 8am to enable vehicles to leave. (Supervised overnight for 2023)
Access in and out of the field is by pedestrian gate with a number lock on for your security.
NOTE: Please request current lock number if you intend to stay out after car park closes.
There are limited facilities on site.
No water and just a chemical toilet.
No lighting or electric is available overnight once car park has emptied.
Tents will need to be taken down in the morning prior to event or erected after the event.
No tents can be left erected when car park is open during the day.
Motorhomes may need to reposition before and after event if you require more space than allocated parking space.
Review map above for local pubs, shops and eateries.
Charge is £15 per vehicle per night unless stated elsewhere.
Please email myself (Keith) if you require further assistance when planning a visit to the area. Keith@walktrot.com