Search

KFC Gallows Corner is finally open

PUBLISHED: 17:21 03 November 2015 | UPDATED: 17:33 03 November 2015

A KFC restaurant and drive-thru is due to open this year.

A KFC restaurant and drive-thru is due to open this year.

PA/PA Photos

KFC Gallows Corner is finally open – putting an end to an agonising two-year wait for chicken lovers.

The Recorder has kept a-breast of the situation at the Colchester Road site, where workmen have been seen in recent weeks, and can now confirm it has opened its doors.

The new drive-thru restaurant replaces The Plough pub, which was demolished after it burned down in 2011, and is sure to get zinger fans in a flap.

Work was due to start on the redevelopment in September 2013 but plans were de-laid.

The branch in South Street, Romford, closed in July and sent Twitter uses into a frenzy.

They seem a lot chirpier now, though.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Romford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Romford Recorder