Wasp RFC – Ricoh Arena
The Ricoh Arena is a sports and entertainment venue in Coventry, which is perhaps best known for being the home ground of Coventry City Football Club and Wasps Rugby Football Club. It is able to hold a capacity of around 32,000 people for football and rugby matches, while this capacity increases to around 40,000 for certain other entertainment events.
For students living in Coventry, the Ricoh Arena is easily accessible. Indeed, it is just a 10 minute drive from the Coventry University city centre campus, and a 15 minute drive from the campus at the University of Warwick, on the city’s outskirts. Many of those living in Coventry accommodation will also able to access it easily via local public transport services.
The venue was used for 12 football matches during the 2012 Olympics, during which it was referred to as ‘City of Coventry Stadium’. Aside from football and rugby matches, the Ricoh Arena has also hosted Davis Cup tennis, along with concerts from Oasis, Rihanna, the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen.
Student Accommodation Coventry – Book It With Student Pavilion
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For students, the platform is completely free to use, and there are no hidden costs. The student houses Coventry landlords, letting agents and accommodation operators have available can be pre-booked using a secure payment gateway, providing complete peace of mind ahead of the next academic year.