Unveiling of Coronation Street Experience: A Journey into TV History

Experience designers Mather & Co have orchestrated a remarkable collaboration with ITV, resulting in the highly anticipated Coronation Street Experience. This captivating visitor exhibition, located at the Trafford Wharf site, promises to transport fans into the beloved world of the long-running soap opera.

Paul Lee, Design Director at Mather & Co, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, stating, “Working with ITV again is a great honour, as Mather & Co has developed a strong relationship with the renowned brand since the 2014 tour. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to create such an exceptional experience for this acclaimed TV show.”

Anchored by their innovative set design and graphic expertise, Mather & Co has transformed the visitor centre into the ultimate haven for ardent Coronation Street viewers. This extraordinary destination invites fans to step into the iconic replica sets of Rovers and Roy’s Rolls, where they can get up close to authentic costumes, marvel at historic props, and relive classic moments in a dedicated cinema space.

James Penfold, representing ITV, shared details about the impressive venue, stating, “The new experience finds its home in a state-of-the-art, purpose-built media building spanning an impressive 16,500 square feet. Located within the north-east corner of the Production Lot, this remarkable structure features the exhibition, a 64-seater cinema auditorium, a retail area, and a café.”

The Coronation Street Experience immerses visitors in the rich heritage of the show, featuring original props and costumes that have left an indelible mark on television history. Meticulously replicated interior sets allow visitors to step behind the bar of the legendary Rovers Return or enter Roy’s Rolls for the first time. The attention to detail aims to capture the true essence of Coronation Street, creating an immersive experience that transports fans into the heart of their favourite show.

Fans and enthusiasts eager to immerse themselves in the world of Coronation Street can mark their calendars. The Coronation Street Experience is set to open its doors to the public on June 10, 2023. From that day forward, visitors will have the opportunity to step into the iconic sets, relive memorable moments, and create new memories within the cherished world of Britain’s most beloved soap opera.

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