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McDonald’s partners with UberEats to offer home delivery

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McDonald’s partners with UberEats to offer home delivery

Fast food chain McDonald’s is now available to order through UberEats around London, Nottingham and Leeds.

The delivery service, called McDelivery, will be available from 7am to 2am and includes the breakfast menu.

McDelivery will be trialled in 22 locations around London and 10 across Nottingham and Leeds with the possibility to branch out further. Deliveries can currently be made by UberEats delivery drivers to any address within 1.5 miles of a McDonald’s restaurant.

Locations in the capital include: Wembley Park; Victoria; Marble Arch; Leytonstone; Old Kent Road’ Camden; Haringey; Wandsworth; Brompton Road; Canning Town; Praed Street; Alperton; Kings Cross; County Hall; Waterloo Station; Bow – Payne Road; Edgware Road; Regent Street; St. Martins Lane; Fleet Street and Whitehall.

Claude Abi-Gerges, a McDonald’s franchisee who has five London outlets taking part in the trial, said the service would give customers a “new level of convenience”.

Mathieu Proust, general manager of UberEats, said: “We’re excited to be working with McDonald’s to begin delivery of their food for the first time in the UK.

“Our technology means people can get the food they want with the speed and reliability they’ve come to expect from Uber.”

UberEats is currently available in 14 cities around the UK. Standard delivery charge is £2.50.

In February Burger King rolled out a home delivery service from over 34 restaurants in Yeading, Hayes; Gants Hill, Ilford; Hull; Northampton; Bury St Edmunds; Banbury; Romford; Truro; Hornchurch; Park Royal; Corby; Folkestone; Queensway, London; Wakefield; Coventry; Basildon; Leyton; Margate; Stratford; Bangor; Kings Cross; Whitechapel; Manchester; Leicester; Twickenham; Peckham; Liverpool; Derby; Grays; Harlesden; Feltham; Kensington; Barnstaple; Holborn; Bury; Enfield; Burton-on-Trent; St Michaels, Coventry; Winwick; Meadow Lane, Nottingham; Tyburn, Birmingham; and Henley, Coventry.

Following suit was KFC which made its fried chicken available for home delivery through Just Eat. It’s available from 30 branches in Greater London. KFC delivers to: Apex Corner; Ballards Lane; Barnet; Bexleyheath; Borhamwood; Bromley; Canning Town; Chingford; Colindale; Cricklewood; Deptford – Evelyn St; East Finchley; Edgware; Edmonton; Eltham; Enfield; Enfield Highway; Erith; Golders Green; Greenwich; Hackney – Mare Street; Hendon; Lea Bridge; Stoke Newington; Thamesmead; Tottenham Hale; Waltham Cross; Welling; Wood Green; and Woolwich.

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