Coronation Street set tour tickets go on sale

Published Mar 12 2014, 10:49 GMT  |  By

Tickets for the new tour of Coronation Street's former set have gone on sale today (March 12).

The ITV soap's former base at Quay Street in Manchester city centre will open to the public as a visitor attraction in April.

A general view of the Rovers Return Inn on the set of Coronation Street

© PA Images / Dave Thompson/PA Archive

Coronation Street's Quay Street set

Highlights of the tour will include the opportunity to walk down the famous cobbles and have a picture taken in front of the Rovers Return pub.

Visitors will also get the opportunity to explore some of the show's interior sets, as well as see various props and memorabilia.

Tickets have gone on sale via Ticketmaster and will be available for a limited period.

Coronation Street's executive producer Kieran Roberts said: "After 53 years at the Quay Street studios, Coronation Street has now moved to our new home in MediaCity, but I'm thrilled that our old set is opening as a visitor attraction this year.

"We're very excited to be able to share with the public so many unforgettable stories and magical memories from over five decades of Coronation Street production."

Coronation Street's new set at MediaCityUK


Coronation Street's new set at MediaCity

Coronation Street filmed its last scenes at Quay Street in December and made the move to MediaCity in January following the show's Christmas production break.

Viewers have already seen the changeover on screen as this week's episodes are the first to be fully filmed on the new set.

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