A fast food giant is a step closer to to opening a new drive-thru in Bolton, as it launches a recruitment drive for new staff.

Burger King is set to open at Bridgewater Avenue, Bolton, BL5 1EE, part of the Logistics North site, adding to the other places to eat on the site.

News of the new drive thru was announced in June, and A&F Forecourts has already completed the development of the site at Bridgewater Avenue, and has added Burger King.

The first stage of the petrol forecourt development, which includes an electrical car charging hub has already been completed.

The Greggs Drive Thru has already opened on site.

The date of opening has not yet been confirmed for then new Burger King branch but applications are open for 30 new jobs at all levels.

Five managerial roles are being created for the restaurant, with four currently accepting applications including restaurant manager, assistant manager and two shift managers.

Burger King is also recruiting 25 restaurant crew members, spanning both front of house and kitchen roles, and applications for these will open at a later date.

Jeremy Wright, people director of Burger King UK, said: “As we continue to deliver on our bold and ambitious growth plans, we are delighted to be creating new job and career opportunities in the area.

“We look forward to welcoming 30 new starters into the Burger King family, at our new Bolton restaurant.

“We’re proud to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where our teams are able to develop their full potential and accelerate their careers, whilst making great friends and having fun along the way.”

Burger King will join other eateries which have recently opened at the site.

Greggs drive thru opened on August 21 and has already been a hit with people in the area, with a total of 25 jobs created.

Burger King will also join Costa Coffee, Aldi and Pine Tree Farm.

For more details on the roles available visit https://careers.burgerking.co.uk/

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