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17 Aug 2022

Tim Hortons reveals opening date for its largest drive-thru yet at TraffordCity

Tim Hortons®, the iconic Canadian restaurant brand, has confirmed it will open its largest drive-thru restaurant in the UK on 29th August at Peel L&P's TraffordCity. Those in and around North West Manchester will be welcomed to try the brand’s signature coffee, delicious donuts and a tasty selection of meals when doors officially open at 7am Monday.

As part of the launch celebrations, the first fan in the drive-thru and restaurant queue will be awarded free drinks for a whole year, and the brand will also give away a free breakfast meal to its first 100 customers.

To celebrate the opening, the brand will also run a series of weekly promotions starting with its well-loved Dark Roast Coffee, made with 100% arabica beans, for just 99p.

Fans of the brand can expect Tim Hortons®’ best-selling menu items, including Timbits®, Iced Capps, Freshly Baked Donuts and Tims® Crispy Chicken Sandwich. The new restaurant in TraffordCity will be open from 6am till midnight, seven days a week for drive-thru, dine-in or takeaway.

Tim Hortons® opening in TraffordCity comes at a really exciting time for the destination, which already currently attracts over 40 million visitors a year and is home to 300 of the most premium brands in retail and leisure. Now those who visit one of the many sport, culture and event offerings in the area which includes Trafford Golf Centre, Dino Falls Adventure Golf, Chill Factore and Trafford Palazzo; will have a new “must visit” stop on their trip – calling into Tim Hortons® after a day full of adventure and active play in TraffordCity.

James Whittaker, Peel L&P’s Executive Director of Development said: “We are very pleased to be working in partnership with Tim Hortons to bring their popular offering to TraffordCity. TraffordCity is the UK’s foremost retail, leisure and commercial destination and with so much to do and experience, we know that Tim Hortons will be warmly welcomed and further enhance our food and beverage offerings as well as creating even more jobs in the area for the local community.”

Kevin Hydes, Chief Commercial Officer of Tim Hortons® franchise in the U.K commented: “As our presence in Greater Manchester grows, we continue to be surprised and delighted at the demand that exists for Tim Hortons in the area. Our launch at Trafford Park has given us the opportunity to immerse ourselves further within the Manchester community, and we’re looking forward to engaging with all those in the area once we officially open our doors.”

“We pride ourselves on providing an inclusive, family friendly environment, offering quality value food and drinks, and we’d love to see as many people as possible at our grand opening on Monday. Whether you bring the family for an end of summer treat or come with friends for a post-match meal, we’d love for you to join us over the launch period to celebrate in true Tim Hortons style. There is a serious number of prizes and giveaways up for grabs and we wouldn’t want you to miss out!”