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Cannon Park

Cannon Park is a suburb in the southwest of the City of Coventry, West Midlands, England. It can be accessed via the major roads Kenpas Highway (A45) or Kenilworth Road. The area has a sizable shopping centre (opened in 1977) of the same name which features food stores, shops and eateries. Tenants include a post office, Tesco, Wilkinsons and Iceland.

The University of Warwick is located directly adjacent to Cannon Park. The suburb is served by Cannon Park Primary School located within it.

It is bounded by the suburbs of Canley to the north and west, Westwood Heath to the south and Gibbet Hill to the southeast.

The bus stop at the shopping centre is used as the stop and sometimes terminus for Megabus services to London, Leeds, Manchester and Portsmouth.

There are currently plans in place to demolish the current shopping centre, and replace it with a new one including a significantly larger Tesco Extra store, similar in size to the one at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. It is currently unclear when such plans will be developed, as whilst receiving planning permission from the local authority, there has been significant opposition from local residents.

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