Episode 1716
Episode 1716
Production code P694/716
ITV transmission date 27th June 1977 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Leslie Duxbury
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Janey Preger
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Bill Gilmour
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 22nd June 1977
Next episode 29th June 1977


A student surveys the Street but Bet kids Annie he's from the Council and is planning some redevelopments. Terry Bates turns up to see Rita. Ernie goes after a job as Accounts manager at P&V Cables. Terry tells Rita he's having hassle from Harry Bates' girlfriend, Doreen. She feels sorry for him. The Council decide not to improve the area around Coronation Street. Alf tries to keep the news secret. Len tells Rita not to worry about Terry. Annie goes to the Town Hall to find out if the Street is going to be demolished. She discovers that the Council voted against including the Street in an Improvement Area, thus denying the residents grants to modernise their home. She is furious that Alf voted against the proposal, in favour of the area around the Red Rec. Terry hits Doreen and leaves home. Rita takes him in.


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