THE cobbles are staying.
I broke the news first and exclusively this morning that Coronation Street is staying in Manchester.
Talks about moving ITV Granada from the current site at Quay Street to Salford Quays dramatically broke down this week.
ITV were moving forward with plans to transfer to Trafford Wharfside.
But discussions have now been terminated by ITV and the move scrapped following a dramatic reduction in the financial commitment being offered by MediaCity developers Peel.
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That means Corrie will be staying at its historic home for the forseeable future – including its 50th birthday next year.