New KFC restaurant revealed at service station near Beccles

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The new KFC drive-thru restaurant has been revealed at the Gillingham roundabout services near Beccles. - Credit: Mick Howes

A new KFC restaurant has been revealed at a service station near Beccles.

The Hearts Services in Gillingham, Norfolk, currently includes a McDonald's restaurant and petrol station.

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The KFC restaurant is one of three developments at the site. - Credit: Mick Howes

It will also soon become home to a farm shop alongside a Starbucks after site agents were given planning permission for the development in 2020.

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The Starbucks is also in development. - Credit: Mick Howes

Plans submitted to South Norfolk Council reveal both Starbucks and KFC will be open 24 hours a day.

The farm shop will operate opening hours of 7am-9pm.

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It will be open 24 hours a day. - Credit: Mick Howes

Overall, the three new business openings will create 77 news jobs and a new roundabout within the developed services complex has also been built as well as 97 extra car parking spaces.

An advertising board outside the KFC reveals that the company are currently hiring for the premises.

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The KFC branch are currently hiring. - Credit: Mick Howes

The services station has been under development in recent years with the existing McDonald’s closed for three months to have an extension built, an outdoors seating and play area, and a reconfigured drive-through lane.

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The premises is the latest development at the services station. - Credit: Mick Howes

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The Starbucks is near completion. - Credit: Mick Howes