Falkirk area McDonald's drive-thru extension plans get green light

A busy McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant has been given the go head to extend and refurbish its premises.

By James Trimble
Monday, 4th July 2022, 11:10 am

The plans, lodged by McDonalds on May 11, to add a further 49 square metres to the restaurant at Earl’s Gate Roundabout, in Grangemouth, were granted permission by Falkirk Council on Friday, July 1.

The forthcoming works will also see the entrance being relocated, the creation of replacement drive thru booths, an extension to the manager’s office and new glazing being installed.

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It was stated the restaurant will also install a new sliding entrance door and introduce a new access door, while the back of house area will be extended by 22.2 square metres and clad to match existing finishes.

Minor alterations being undertaken include kerb lines being added, with the patio area extended and some new hard standing being introduced.

The changes mean a reduction in parking spaces at the restaurant from 32 to 31.