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Coronation Street films final scenes at Quay Street set - video, picture

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Coronation Street filmed its final scenes at the soap's Quay Street set in Manchester's city centre on Friday (December 20).

The ITV series is moving to a new studio at MediaCityUK in Salford in the New Year. The Quay Street set at Granada Studios has been used since 1982 and will be re-opened in March 2014 as a tourist attraction.


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Tyrone Dobbs actor Alan Halsall posted the above video on Twitter and added: "The end of an Era as Coronation St leaves Quay St. Here's our beloved crew.... film by @quarterbluematt (Matt Hilton)."

Sally Dynevor, who plays Sally Webster, tweeted the picture below along with the message: "Goodbye old set love you." She also wrote: "Last day ,last scene in quay street . Granada tv years of history and friends never to be forgotten."

Hayley Tamaddon (Andrea) said on her Twitter page: "I absolutely love my job! What a great day at Corrie!! Such a lucky - happy girl! X"

Lee Salisbury, who directed the last scene at the set, simply wrote: "And that's a wrap.. End of an era..."

Coronation Street films final scenes at Quay Street set

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Corrie films final scenes at Quay Street


Michelle Keegan (Tina McIntyre), Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald) and Sue Nicholls (Audrey Roberts) unveiled the new set for the first time last month.

ITV will air a one-off documentary telling the story of the set move. Coronation Street - Moving Story will be an hour-long programme focusing on the long-running soap's upcoming shift to its new home.

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