Drive-Thru

Plan example

Ideal Requirements

  • Min solus site area = 0.45 acre / 0.182 hectare
  • Freehold or leasehold
  • Strong residential catchment
  • Retail & leisure parks / roadside
  • Main road prominence
  • Good access and visibility
  • Two drive-thru formats
    • 82 seat restaurant (2648sqft / 246sqm)
    • 114 seat restaurant (3035sqft / 282sqm)
  • 30 - 40 parking spaces
  • Patio area for external seating / future expansion
  • Non drive-thru considered in exceptional locations:
    • Units of 2100 - 3000sqft (195 - 279sqm)
    • Min 1800sqft (177sqm) on ground

Site Plan

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Delivery area

A dedicated area for our delivery vehicles to park is provided where ever possible, this will be approx. 15 x 2.6 m with a max load of 26,000 kg: most restaurants have 3 deliveries a week, normally before midday.

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Drive-thru menu board

Our menu board shows all our menu items and is situated just before you order at the window or through a speaker post.

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Order and pay window

All new Drive-Thru's have 2 windows, the first where you order and pay; during busy periods this will be face to face with one of our restaurant team but during quieter times through a speaker mounted in the window frame.

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Customer car parking

A typical Drive-Thru will have 30 car park spaces including 2 close to the entrance for customers who are less mobile.

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Customer seating

Our seating is zoned for families and groups who want to eat together, with upholstered seating and comfortable booths or contemporary timber chairs, and for those who want a quick bite there is the kitchen table and high counters with stalls.

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Drive-thru leader boards

Our Drive-Thru's have 2 leader boards in the car queue area for promoting the latest offers.

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Grill bays / large order waiting bays

Two spaces/grill bays for Drive-Thru customers in the event they have to wait for a large order.

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Order collection window

The second window is where you collect your order, during the quieter periods you would also pay here.

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Bike rack

As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development policy we provide covered bicycle racks at all new Drive-Thru's to encourage our customers to use an alternative to the car.

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Back of house

Ideal Drive-Thru

MODEL GIA 246 m² / 2648 ft²
Front of house area (inc. toilets) 113m² 1216ft²
Back of house kitchen area 112m² 1206ft²
Other internal staff areas 21m² 226ft²
Overall GIA 246m² 2648ft²
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Target locations

With over 850 restaurants - and rapidly approaching 1,000 - KFC continues to be the fastest growing restaurant brand in the UK.

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