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Litter from KFC on Preston Docks strewn across car parks

Posted on - 14th May, 2020 - 6:00am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Business, Food & Drink, Health, Preston Council, Preston Docks, Preston News, Riversway, Takeaways
Rubbish from KFC meals across one of the car parks Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston
Rubbish from KFC meals across one of the car parks Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston

The reopening of KFC at Preston Docks has led to an increase in litter nearby.

Remains from drivers and passengers parking up to enjoy their fried chicken have been scattered across nearby car parks.

Antoni Squires who lives nearby sent Blog Preston these pictures of the rapid build up in litter.

One of the pictures shows discarded KFC meal cartons just inches from a bin.

A bin surrounded by litter from takeaway diners Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston
A bin surrounded by litter from takeaway diners Pic: Antoni Squires/Blog Preston

Mr Squires told Blog Preston: “As we start to see restrictions lift, and people emerge from lockdown, it appears the environmental gains are soon to be lost.

“Sadly it appears there is selfish element of society that think a greasy takeaway fix is so much more important than looking after the environment, as clearly they believe that simply throwing their rubbish on the ground is acceptable. It is not.

“The whole area is littered with branded rubbish, the grass verges, pathways, all over the cinema carpark and all around the docks.”

Read more: Subway reopens three branches in Preston

The litter issue has been reported by Mr Squires to both KFC and Preston City Council.

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