Councillors back McDonald’s plans for Royston

FAST food monolith McDonald’s plans to build a drive through restaurant in Royston have been backed by councillors.

Royston Town Council supported the proposal to build near the Little Chef on Baldock Road last night (Monday).

Cllr F John Smith said: “I think it is sensible, I don’t find it particularly obnoxious although I’m unlikely to patronise it myself.

“On the whole I think it will fill a want, whether it is a want from Royston is a different matter.”

His sentiments were echoed by council leader Bob Smith who said he would rather have it “there than in the town centre.”

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North Herts district Council will ultimately decide whether the scheme - which would provide 65 jobs - will go ahead.

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