ac186bab57 There were, however, what we thought were insuperable difficulties in finding a suitable site. Not realizing that this day would ever come we had made a substantial rod for our own backsthe problem was that Viaduct Streets far boundary was a fictional but massive railway viaduct which lay at right angles to the bottom of our street. For the stunt which saw Tyrone fall through the ceiling from the attic (after Todd Grimshaw ordered 12mm chipboard instead of 14mm and blackmailed Gary Windass to use it, therefore failing to meet building regulations) the interior set was constructed over a period of four weeks and housed inside the empty shell of Roy's Rolls. A new house was constructed on the site in 1982. Whilst the majority of the interior scenes were filmed within Stages One and Two (the scale of the houses meant it unfeasible to set up filming within the exterior backlot) Elliott's Butchers, Barlow's Buys, Prima Doner and Webster's Autos all allowed for interior/exterior filming. He observed that on many of the more extreme occasions portable heaters were set up, just out of camera range, to try and keep the actors warm. Three new houses, two shop units, a garage and a factory were built on the site.
The current set is based at the ITV Trafford Wharf Studios backlot, MediaCityUK in Trafford. "'Coronation Street': ITV to air set move documentary". The properties were constructed to a scale of 7/10ths; the new backlot at MediaCity UK is constructed to 9/10ths. ^ Little, Daran, 40 Years of Coronation Street, Granada Media, 2000, p. Please improve this article by correcting them. Archie Street appeared in the programme's original opening credits. ITV Corrie's new set at Trafford Wharf It was so eerie seeing all of the old set there deserted. As H.V.