McDonald’s has revealed which British restaurants will open on May 13 after sites have closed due to the coronavirus lockout.
The first 15 restaurants reopening only for McDelivery, from 11 a.m. on Wednesday May 13, are in the south of the country.
Chelmsford Riverside, Chelmsford Westway, Ipswich Cardinal Park, Boreham Interchange, Luton Leagrave, Watford Hertfordshire Arms, Chaul End Lane, Luton, Beechings Way, Gillingham, Sittingbourne Retail Park, Gillingham Bowaters, Tooting, Dalston, Welling, Harrow, Luton George Street.
French fries, Big Macs and cheeseburgers will be available to order but there will be no breakfast menu on departure
McDonald’s is opening a few restaurants for McDelivery… but they’re only in the south
Fifteen restaurants are open:
Ipswich Cardinal Park,
Watford Hertfordshire Arms,
Chaul End Lane, Luton,
Beechings Way, Gillingham,
Sittingbourne Retail Park,
Luton George Street.
As announced last week, these restaurants will open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will offer a limited menu. Customers will be able to order a range of favorite products such as cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets and Big Macs. Vegetarian dishes will also be available, including vegetarian dips.
McDonald’s introduces a series of security measures, including:
· Perspex screens and floor markings will be introduced in specific areas
· Additional protective equipment, including non-medical face masks
· All employees will be required to confirm that they are fit and able to work, and non-contact thermometers will be used to take temperatures on arrival at work for each shift.
· Social distancing measures will be introduced for delivery and service partners.
McDonald’s will not temporarily serve breakfast. The company said it would explore ways to help employees switch menus safely and reintroduce their breakfast menu as soon as possible.
Food will be delivered with company partners, Uber Eats and Just Eat.
Paul Pomroy, CEO of McDonald’s in the UK and Ireland, said: “As part of our reopening planning, we listened to you and our employees, and we worked closely with governments and organizations British and Irish salespeople to ensure we do this responsibly. We have deliberately taken our time, we want to get it right.
What will be included in McDonald’s limited menu?
Quarter pound with cheese
Side dishes & Desserts:
Core McFlurry (Oreo, Maltesers, Smarties)
“We have carried out controlled tests to explore the safest way to reopen our restaurants. To give us complete confidence in the new operational measures that we are introducing to ensure your safety and that of our employees, we have asked our employees what they think, have incorporated much of their feedback and will continue to listen and listen. ‘learn. The tests have been proven.
“Rest assured, we are working hard to reopen more restaurants, but I am convinced that this must be at the right pace with the well-being of our employees, suppliers and customers in mind. Thank you for your patience, ”added Mr. Pomroy.
McDonald’s laid off 135,000 workers when it temporarily closed in March.
It has distributed more than 400 tonnes of food to charities and food banks across the UK and Ireland since the start of the coronavirus crisis.
Under government rules, food businesses are allowed to operate as locked out takeout and delivery points.
Other companies that have opted for limited store reopenings or delivery only services include Five Guys, Nando’s, KFC and Burger King.
Chicken McNuggets will be included in new limited menu
Pret A Manger recently announced plans to partially reopen as pressure rises for an exit plan that is wreaking havoc on the economy.
Their stores will open near hospitals and GP offices for delivery services and take-out only.
But the bakery on Grande Rue Greggs has postponed the reopening of 20 stores next week for fear of overcrowding.
Greggs said last week that he needed to reopen some of his branches in the Newcastle area to test if he could operate without breaking social distancing rules, but has now changed his mind.