A combined Burger King and Greggs has opened in North Hykeham after three months of refurbishment.
The North Hykeham Burger King and Little Chef closed on the Hykeham roundabout, but after the refurb including stripping it back to the walls and redoing all the inside, the premises re-opened as a Burger King and Greggs on Friday, October 19.
The brand new Greggs opened where Burger King used to be, with the latter moving into the former Little Chef space, which allowed an expansion to the premises.
Burger King is open 10am-10pm Monday to Sunday. Greggs is open 6am-5pm Monday-Friday, 7am-5pm on Saturdays and 8am-4pm on Sundays.
The overall investment on the site is around £300k and it created five jobs at the new Greggs.
The former staff from Little Chef were all offered a chance to work at the Burger King or Greggs now on site. One member of the staff has transferred to Burger King, with another joining Greggs.
Euro Garages bought the Little Chef estate of around 50-60 sites, including this one.
Boston’s Burger King was converted to also include Greggs and Subway while the one in Sleaford includes Burger King and KFC.
Store Manager Paul Hewett told The Lincolnite: “It feels good and sales have been picking up and by the weekend just gone it was very busy.
“There is potential space for a coffee shop next to Burger King, but it is not yet confirmed which brand will take over.”
Store Manager at the new Greggs, Robert Sinclair, who worked at the former Little Chef, said: “It is going well, we are getting used to it and it’s been busy, the area manager has been impressed with the sales. It was definitely due a refurb and the place looks better.”
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