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Planning Application For New Tim Hortons Outlet In Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Lodged With Mid And East Antrim Borough Council

Published on Jul 5 2021 10:10 AM in Restaurant tagged: Trending Posts / Tim Hortons

Planning Application For New Tim Hortons Outlet In Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Lodged With Mid And East Antrim Borough Council

A planning application for a new Tim Hortons outlet in Ballymena, Co. Antrim, has been lodged with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

As reported by The Belfast Telegraph, the council has received a planning application to turn the former Frankie and Benny's restaurant on Ballymena's Larne Road Link into a drive-through Tim Hortons café with outdoor seating.

Tim Hortons reportedly said that it is currently unable to comment on the matter.

Northern Ireland Expansion Plans

The news follows news from earlier this year that the Canadian coffee chain is planning to open a new number of new outlets in Northern Ireland.

At present, Tim Hortons has outlets on Belfast's Fountain Street and at the city's Connswater Shopping Centre as well as in Glengormley in Co. Antrim, Cookstown in Co. Tyrone and Coleraine in Co. Derry.

Southern Link Road Restaurant

In other Ballymena restaurant news, a mixed-use facility in the vicinity of a former car park on the town's Southern Link Road is reportedly expected to include a drive-through restaurant in addition to a 24-hour filling station.

Change of use permission for the site was reportedly granted at a council meeting in September of 2020, and Burger King has reportedly dismissed speculation that is interested in occupying the facility's restaurant space.

© 2021 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

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