Police Block Entrance to Nottingham McDonald’s on Day One of Reopening


Police were called to a McDonald’s branch in Nottingham less than four hours after it reopened today.

A police van was seen parked at the small roundabout in Castle Marina blocking the road to the fast food restaurant, as well as a police car parked at the entrance.

The branch reopened at 11 a.m. this morning after being closed for 11 weeks during the lockout.

Yesterday, the first county roundabout to reopen was at the Markham Moor roundabout in Retford.

The drive-thru lanes were operational again in the fast food restaurants of Castle Marina, Nuthall Road, Valley Road, Victoria Retail Park, Arnold, Bulwell, Clifton and Radcliffe Road, West Bridgford.

Until the police arrived at the Castle Marina restaurant, business had been rapid with a short queue of cars and the manager said that the first day was “going well”.

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A number of safety measures were put in place before the reopening, such as protective screens on the steering wheel windows and social distance in the kitchens.

The company and its franchisees have also stated that they work closely with local authorities and the police, but may find it necessary to close traffic lanes if the queues disrupt or busy the busiest sites. danger to employees or customers.

Nottinghamshire police were asked for comment.


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