McDonald's announces when it will open its Drive Thrus, including in Scarborough and Bridlington

The wait is nearly over for millions of fans ... McDonald's has confirmed when it will reopen its Drive Thrus, including the ones in Scarborough and Bridlington.

Wednesday, 27th May 2020, 4:10 pm

The fast food giant originally only reopened some stores in the South of England - but now Drive Thrus and its McDelivery service, for those outlets that offer it, will become available nationally.

There are Drive-Thrus at McDonald's near Morrison's, at Eastfield, and at Bessingby industrial estate, Bridlington.

A spokesperson for McDonald's said: "We can today announce that by 4 June, 1,020 of our restaurants will have reopened, either for Drive Thru or McDelivery.

The McDonald's restaurant near Morrison's in Scarborough, which has a Drive Thru.

"This means every Drive Thru in the UK and Ireland will reopen between Tuesday 2 June and Thursday 4 June and we will start to expand the availability of McDelivery too."

To manage anticipated demand, McDonald's said it will be releasing the locations of the reopening restaurants on the morning of each day.

The spokesperson added: "Over the last fortnight, our employees, franchisees and suppliers have worked tirelessly to implement new procedures to enable safe working so that we can now help all parts of the UK and Ireland to enjoy the return of the Big Mac.

"In the last week, on occasion, we have taken the decision to close Drive Thru lanes where demand has impacted local communities or the safety of our people or customers.

"We will continue to work with local authorities and the police as we extend our reopening plans. With smaller teams, we will still be offering a limited menu over reduced hours, and we ask that you make contactless payments and limit your spend to £25."

The fast-food giant said from June 4, stores will start reopening at 11am in line with government guidelines and with strict social distancing measures in place.

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