Video: McDonalds opens in Maresfield

The new McDonalds at the Blackdown service area at the junction of the A22 and A272, Maresfield has opened, with the creation of 70 new jobs.

The company says they have made a ‘significant investment’ in the site where business will build on the successful existing McDonalds in Uckfield.

New McDonalds, Maresfield

New McDonalds, Maresfield

They say everyone employed at the restaurant will have access to leading training and development programmes as well as the chance to gain nationally recognised qualifications ranging from adult certificates in maths and English to a foundation degree in managing business options.

The drive-through restaurant includes comfortable seating and free WiFi, a 40 space car park and outside seating area.

Local McDonald’s franchisee Dave Padmore has taken over the new restaurant. He said: “We’re really looking forward to opening our doors in Maresfield. We hope to see loyal fans coming to enjoy what they know and love as well as some potential new customers.”