Oxford Street Qualite

With your help, we're looking to open 300 more new Drive Thrus over the next 10 years.

A bit about us

One of the cornerstones of McDonald's success in the UK is its property portfolio, which provides a well located and convenient network of restaurants throughout the country for our customers to use and enjoy. There are over 1200 restaurants to be found in a variety of locations such as traditional high streets; shopping centres; retail parks; roadside locations; leisure centres; railway and airport termini and motorway service areas. We are renowned for being the pioneers of the Drive Thru restaurant concept and are the UK and world leader in this sector. This continues to be the key focus for our growth.


Where we want to be

Due to the growing success of the Company, the intention is to increase the pace of acquisitions with a target of 30 new restaurant openings per year from 2014, which will create up to 2,400 new job opportunities annually.

The primary vehicle for this expansion will be freestanding Drive Thru restaurants where convenience is key or locations in new or existing retail and leisure parks and transport hubs where visits are often part of a linked trip.

Where McDonald's differs from its Competitors

·        All leases are taken in the McDonald's Restaurants Ltd name
·        McDonald's take leases up to 25 years
·        McDonald's has a superior covenant strength achieving yields of between 5% and                  6%

What are the site requirements

·        Mixed Use/Retail Parks/Leisure Parks/Main Arterial Routes
·        Co-location opportunities with hotels and petrol stations considered
·        Ideal site size is 0.5+ acres
·        All opportunities considered: Standalone units/Leasehold or Freehold - sites up to                    one acre