Tim Hortons to open first drive-thru in Yorkshire this summer

Iconic Canadian restaurant brand, Tim Hortons has today announced the arrival of its first drive-thru in Yorkshire, choosing Sheffield - home of the Steelers - as the location for its new venue.

The brand - which was founded in 1964 by Canadian Ice Hockey player Tim Horton - is famed for its signature coffee, delicious donuts and Canadian charm and plans to open its doors in summer 2021.

Located at the Crystal Peaks Village Retail Park, the new venue will offer dine-in seating for up to 118 guests and drive-thru services for those on-the-go. Delivery options will also be made available to those in the local area following the launch.

The new restaurant will create over 50 jobs for the local community and will offer a combination of full-time and part-time roles with impressive progression and 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.

From early summer, customers can get a range of hot and cold drinks and freshly prepared donuts as well as the brands famous Timbits. Breakfast, lunch and evening meal options, including hot sandwiches and wraps will also be available morning, noon and night.

Known for its impressive opening giveaways, both locals and avid fans, in and around Sheffield, are encouraged to keep an eye on the Tim Hortons® Facebook, Twitter and Instagram page for exclusive updates and news.

Kevin Hydes, Chief Commercial Officer of Tim Hortons franchise in the UK, commented, “As we continue our expansion across the UK, we knew it was only a matter of time before we found the perfect location to bring our first Tim Hortons drive-thru to Yorkshire.

'We’ve had huge demand to bring the brand to Sheffield and it really excites us to be launching in a city famed for its Ice Hockey and presence within the Elite League.”

He continued, “We look forward to engaging with the Sheffield community and are proud to be offering over 50 career opportunities for locals. We are recruiting for a variety of full and part-time roles and would love to hear from all those passionate about a career in hospitality, no matter the experience. We will be accepting applications from today via our website.”