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Sep 2017

Stylish offices in The Co-Operative’s Hawkins building now underway

The former Co-Op building in Corporation Street is being transformed into ‘The Co-Operative’, a mix of high-spec apartments, office, retail and leisure in the heart of Coventry. Work has now started on ‘Hawkins’, the office element of this major mixed-use development.  The new offices have been launched by Coventry based agents, Shortland Penn + Moore, on behalf of award winning developers EDG Property. Hawkins is a key part of The Co-Operative development and will see the period building transformed into modern open-plan offices in a prime location. The refurbished first and second floor office space will be served by a …read more


10
Jul 2017

EDG Property signs up to top networking club

EDG Property has joined some of the West Midlands top companies to become a ‘champion’ of one of the region’s leading networking organisations. The Birmingham-based property company has become a member of Coventry and Warwickshire Champions alongside more than 100 organisations including the city’s universities, financial giants Barclays and Jaguar Land Rover. The networking group was launched in 2012 as an initiative to help raise the profile of Coventry and Warwickshire, spearheaded by Les Ratcliffe, formally head of community relations for Jaguar Land Rover, who was recently awarded an MBE by the Queen. The group holds regular networking events across …read more


13
Jun 2017

EDG Property’s The Co-operative gets the go ahead

Plans have been approved for a new £15 million scheme that will create the highest-spec apartments Coventry city centre has ever seen. Award winning developer, EDG Property, will now start work on site this summer, to transform the iconic 1950s Co-Op building in Corporation Street into retail, residential and offices after planning permission was granted. The company revealed plans for the scheme earlier this year which showed it would retain and be true to the mid-century architecture – right down to calling the scheme The Co-Operative and using the existing 1950s lettering on the building frontage. The firm is investing …read more


13
Mar 2017

Plans submitted for landmark Coventry apartment scheme

The first images have been released of EDG Property’s proposals to transform a former Coventry department store into the city’s premier apartment scheme. Plans have now been submitted to Coventry City Council for the ambitious £15m project that will see the creation of the city’s highest specification apartments developed around an indoor park at the former Co-op store in Corporation Street. The plans deigned by architects Corstorphine + Wright will retain much of the existing listed mid-20th Century architecture right down to calling the scheme The Co-operative and using the existing 1950s lettering on the building frontage. A key element …read more


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Feb 2017

New architect signed up for landmark Coventry scheme

A new architect has been commissioned to take forward a landmark Coventry scheme following a successful design competition. Warwick-based Corstorphine+Wright – the architects behind EDG Property’s successful New Street Chambers residential scheme in the heart of Birmingham – have now been commissioned to transform Coventry’s famous old Co-op building in the heart of the city. EDG Property acquired the vacant building – which was a much loved department store for more than half a century before it was closed by the Co-op – along with the neighbouring Hawkins Building. Prior to the building being locally listed, an initial feasibility study …read more