The Canadian coffee giant Tim Hortons is opening a new drive-thru restaurant in Wolverhampton this week.
Based in Bentley Bridge in Wednesfield, it will be the first in the Black Country and one lucky customer will be awarded free drinks for a whole year – worth a staggering £3,100.
The new drive-thru will welcome fans from 7am on Wednesday, October 20, and the brand will also give away a free breakfast meal to its first 100 customers.
The new branch in Wolverhampton will offer dine-in seating for up to 128 guests and a drive-thru service for those on the go. Delivery options will also be made available to those in the local area following the launch.
Tim Hortons will also run a series of giveaways including free drinks and doughnuts for those who activate their digital wallet. Guests will simply need to scan the QR code found at the restaurant or by visiting here via their mobile to activate the rewards wallet.
W he re is it?
Wolverhampton’s first drive-thru Tim Hortons restaurant is located in the Bentley Bridge Retail Park in the Wednesfield area of the city.
You’ll be able to find it opposite McDonald’s in the former home of Pizza Hut.
What are the opening times?
For the launch, it will open at 7am on Wednesday, October 20. From that point on the new Tim Hortons restaurant will be open round the clock from 6am till midnight, seven days a week.
How many jobs?
The opening created 40 new jobs, a mixture of full-time and part-time roles, with some training opportunities. The announcement also forms part of the brand’s plan to create over 2,000 jobs across the country, bringing Tim Hortons restaurants to every major town and city by 2022.
What do they sell?
The menu will feature best-selling items, including Timbits®, Iced Capps, Freshly Baked Donuts and Tims® Crispy Chicken Sandwich.
Customers will also find premium coffee, hot and cold speciality drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), speciality teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products.
Where is the nearest branch?
There is a Tim Hortons restaurant in New Street in Birmingham city centre – just a stone throw away from the train station.
There are currently 32 restaurants in the UK with a flagship location in Leicester City Centre.
The first UK restaurant opened on Argyle Street, Glasgow, in June 2017.
What have they said?
Kevin Hydes, Chief Commercial Officer of Tim Hortons franchise in the UK, said: “We have always received a lot of love from the West Midlands community ever since we opened our first restaurant in the region in 2018, and so it brings me great pleasure to be announcing our opening date in Wolverhampton.”
He added: “We are a brand that never likes to launch quietly and are renowned for our generous opening offers and giveaways. Our launch on October 20, will be no different and we can’t wait to welcome both fans and first-timers throughout the day.”
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