Drivers experienced up to 90-minute waits as major queues formed for McDonalds drive-throughs.Advertisement
The fast-food chain reopened a number of outlets across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley during Wednesday (June 3).
Stewards were out directing traffic at the Riversway McDonalds on Preston Docks while at other restaurants across Lancashire the police were called in due to traffic jams.
Deepdale Retail Park and Capitol Centre McDonalds drive-throughs also reopened and saw major queues and delays.
Drone pictures showed the queue on the Capitol Centre car park snaking across it at 7.45pm on Wednesday.
McDonalds reopened from 11am and are serving a reduced menu.
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A statement from McDonalds Preston said: “We’re delighted to be reopening today.
“It will look different and will take a little longer so please bear with us.
“In order to allow for social distancing, we will have fewer employees in our kitchens and service areas.”
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