Up to 80 new jobs as McDonald's prepares to launch at Asda

McDonalds has won approval to put a new restaurant and drive-thru on the Asda car park in Great Yarm

McDonalds has won approval to put a new restaurant and drive-thru on the Asda car park in Great Yarmouth Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN - Credit: Archant

A new McDonald's drive-thru restaurant is opening next month creating up to 80 new jobs.

The bid for a third Great Yarmouth outlet won planning permission in  September last year.

It is taking shape in the Asda car park on Acle New Road and means a loss of 119 parking spaces.

The restaurant says it is opening in late June and is looking to hire around 75-80 staff in three key areas as crew members, customer care assistants, and caretakers.

Wages range from £7.50 to £9 an hour depending on age and role.


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In the planning papers McDonald's said it was seeking to increase its representation in key locations.

The restaurant will have an outdoor patio and play area, and likely be open 24/7.

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Yarmouth already has McDonald's restaurants in the town centre and at Gapton Hall retail park.



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