Crewe Burger King development waits on offer above £1.3 million
By Ryan Parker
23rd Nov 2022 | Local News
Crewe's new Burger King development will begin construction once the site is officially sold - currently under offer for a price above £1.3 million.
The fast-food drive-thru restaurant will being constructed on the smaller of the two Market Shopping Centre car parks - on the corner of West Street and Vernon Way.
Burger King's first planning application was submitted in May 2020. It was approved by Cheshire East Council with conditions in March 2021.
The Crewe car park has been closed off to the public since March this year - with the site under offer on behalf of MK2 Real Estate for £1,350,000.
This week, MK2 confirmed Crewe's Burger King site was under offer but had not been sold yet.
Director, Mark Johnson, told Nub News: "The deal is still under offer but not completed yet."
The proposed Burger King drive-thru will be 2,750 sq ft on a 20-year lease.
It is listed to an initial rent of £82,500 per annum - equating to £30 per sq ft.
Rent will be reviewed every five years to open market value.
Burger King is now the second largest global fast-food hamburger chain - with over 17.800 restaurants in more than 100 countries.
Its first Crewe Drive-Thru will have spaces for 68 customers - including an outdoor seating area.
Burger King's car park will be equipped with charging points for electric vehicles.
This site was initially expected to be completed in May 2022.
There have also been land contamination issues - holding up the sale and construction.
Once the site is sold it is anticipated construction will take four months to complete.
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