Coronation Street’s sinkhole revealed for the first time as David Platt makes the shocking discovery

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If you’re a Coronation Street fan then you might be familiar with the fact that there’s a new, rather bizarre storyline about to hit the cobbles.

Yes, the household favourite show is about to play host to a plot which goes deeper than most, quite literally… there’s going to be a sinkhole in Weatherfield.

The scenes are set to air next week, and we’ll see a huge sinkhole appear in David Platt’s garden causing the character to be very shocked, as most people would!

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David, played by Jack P. Shepherd, is set to talk to Roy Cropper in the episode, telling him he’s not sure his wife Shona Ramsey will recover from her memory loss.

Fighting for the future of his marriage, it seems no help offered to David will help him through.

Shona, believing David no longer likes her, decides to leave before being persuaded to stay by David who decides to host a BBQ.



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However, as the BBQ gets underway the attendees of the foodie bash get the surprise of their lives as a huge hole appears in the centre of the garden.

Those who live in David’s home are advised they’ll need to leave and find somewhere else to stay, due to it being unsafe, leading hotelier Ray Crosby to offer them a sanctuary in the meantime.

Meanwhile, on the soap character Natasha Blakeman is set to make a shock return to the cobbles.

Actress Rachel Leskovac, who plays Natasha on the show, was last spotted on the cobbles in 2010 after making quite the dramatic exit.

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However now (spoiler alert) she’s back, which means Nick Tilsley, played by Ben Price, is set to have quite the shock.

Why? Well, Nick and Natasha embarked on a relationship back when she was on the show but Nick ended up breaking her heart and she called him out on it before fleeing the cobbles.

When they bump into each other, Nick already finds himself in a shocking situation as Oliver, Leanne’s son, has been taken to hospital with his life-limiting diagnosis meaning he needs immediate attention.


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Nick and Leanne Battersby, played by Jane Danson, had been planning a trip to Cornwall but when they hear Oliver’s seizure alarm go off plans change and they rush him to hospital.

As Nick waits in hospital he’s greeted by former flame Natasha and, albeit shocked, he explains his reason for being there.

Natasha tells Nick she’s there for a dermatology appointment, and despite being regretful about Nick’s news regarding Oliver it seems there’s something left unsaid between the couple.

From sinkholes to shock returns, it’s all going on on Coronation Street!

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