Doncaster McDonald’s £450,000 investment - we’re loving it!

McDonald's franchisee Mark Clapham shows off the new high tech ordering point.

McDonald's franchisee Mark Clapham shows off the new high tech ordering point.

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Doncaster’s high street has been given a significant investment boost with the bold transformation of the McDonald’s restaurant.

Situated on Sepulchre Gate, the restaurant, which first opened in October 1988, has been given a high-tech £450,000 makeover to feature new self-service kiosks and digital menu boards.

The team at the newly refurbished McDonald's with franchisee Mark Clapham.

The team at the newly refurbished McDonald's with franchisee Mark Clapham.

The redesign also includes McDonald’s signature style with a bright, modern interior and exterior design, comfortable seating and free Wi-Fi.

This investment demonstrates McDonald’s ongoing commitment to high streets across the UK and is part of an extensive ongoing refurbishment programme. Many of the new features from the restaurant will begin to appear in other McDonald’s restaurants across the country in the coming months.

McDonald’s franchisee Mark Clapham started his career over 28 years ago and has been a franchisee for over six years.

Mark now runs five restaurants across Doncaster, including the one on St Sepulchre Gate. He said: “We’re thrilled to be offering our customers’ more choice and fast service.

Friends Mrs Brenda Aitken and Mrs May Titlay, both from Balby, have been meeting at Doncaster's Sepulchre Gate McDonald's every week since it opened on October 10, 1988. They are pictured with franchisee Mark Clapham.

Friends Mrs Brenda Aitken and Mrs May Titlay, both from Balby, have been meeting at Doncaster's Sepulchre Gate McDonald's every week since it opened on October 10, 1988. They are pictured with franchisee Mark Clapham.

“The response to the changes from my team has been very positive and they are enjoying the new ways of working. To ensure we continue to create an outstanding customer experience, I am also continuing to invest in my people through our industry-leading training programmes and career opportunities. ”

Helping to officially open the new-look store were friends Mrs Brenda Aitken and Mrs May Titlay, both from Balby, who have been meeting at the branch every week since it first opened in 1988.