What Is the Setting for "Coronation Street"?

What Is the Setting for "Coronation Street"?

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.

"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.