Tim Hortons to open restaurant & drive-thru in Leeds

Iconic Canadian restaurant brand, Tim Hortons has today announced it will be making moves to the vibrant hub of West Yorkshire, opening a restaurant and drive-thru in Leeds.

The brand famed for its signature coffee, delicious donuts and Canadian charm, plans to open its doors in autumn this year.

Located at Junction 27, Birstall, the new site is set to create up to 50 jobs for the local community, offering a combination of full-time and part-time roles with impressive progression and training opportunities.

The announcement also forms part of the brands plan to create over 2,000 jobs across the country, bringing Tim Hortons restaurants to every major town and city by 2022.

The much-anticipated venue aims to please many superfans in the area. It will offer dine-in seating for up to 100 guests, with additional external seating available, as well as its renowned drive-thru service for those on-the-go. Delivery options will also be made available to those in the local area following the launch.

Customers can expect Canada’s favourite coffee, freshly baked doughtnuts and Timbits around the clock, as well as delicious breakfast, lunch and evening meal options, including hot sandwiches and wraps. Known for its impressive opening giveaways, locals and avid fans in Leeds are encouraged to keep their eyes peeled and follow the Tim Hortons® Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages for more news.

Kevin Hydes, Chief Commercial Officer of Tim Hortons franchise in the UK, commented “We already have a huge fan base in the North of England, so are particularly excited to be bringing Tim Hortons to Leeds for the first time.

'It’s in a fantastic location and we are expecting a lot of interest from the surrounding areas, so it’s great to continue our expansion in Yorkshire following the opening of our Sheffield restaurant.

“We are proud to be investing in the local community and are recruiting for a variety of full and part-time roles. We encourage local fans of Tim Hortons to keep an eye out for more news as we develop our plans.”