Family restaurant looks to add archways with second Mount Gambier site

GROWTH POTENTIAL: McDonald's employee Paige Macleod serves a customer at the Mount Gambier store yesterday. A second store could be on the cards as part of a multi-million dollar development proposal.  
Picture: SANDRA MORELLO

GROWTH POTENTIAL: McDonald's employee Paige Macleod serves a customer at the Mount Gambier store yesterday. A second store could be on the cards as part of a multi-million dollar development proposal. Picture: SANDRA MORELLO

FAST food giant McDonald's Australia has signalled its intention to roll-out a second store in Mount Gambier as part of a proposed multi-million dollar development planned for the city's eastern gateway.

McDonald's has lodged a"statement of effect" development application with Mount Gambier City Council to gain approval to construct a bulky goods retail outlet, a petrol station and a restaurant at the former Fletcher Jones site.

It is understood the owner of the site and McDonald's have yet to agree to a sale contract and the Fletcher Jones site is one of a number of potential locations.

The proposed second Mount Gambier McDonald's store is expected to create 150 ongoing jobs and create a economic boom during its construction phase.

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