Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; South Western Scotland; Inverclyde
Location of affected unit(s)
Port Glasgow
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.1 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 October 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


It has been announced that a new McDonald's restaurant will open in Port Glasgow, which will result in the creation of 100 new jobs. The opening of the new site will also be accompanied by upgrades to other restaurants within Scotland's central belt. Sites in Greenock, Anniesland, Balloch and Clydebank will see the latest mobile ordering technology installed as well as changes to the kitchen layouts. The new restaurant in Port Glasgow is set to open at the end of October 2018; it is not known when all of the new jobs will be filled. 



Eurofound (2018), McDonald's, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 95822, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/95822.