What Is the Setting for "Coronation Street"?


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The U.K. television series "Coronation Street" takes place in the fictional borough of Weatherfield. According to the show's writers, Weatherfield is a district of Salford in Greater Manchester. The show is filmed primarily on a studio set in Manchester.

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"Coronation Street," known informally as "Corrie," is the U.K.'s longest-running soap opera and has been on television since 1960. The show follows the lives of working-class people in Weatherfield. It was filmed on set at Granada Studios for 53 years before moving to a new set at Trafford Wharf Road in 2013. The new set uses real bricks reclaimed from Salford homes.

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