Traffic chaos as Burger King and KFC drive-thrus reopen after lockdown
PUBLISHED: 14:48 13 May 2020 | UPDATED: 21:23 13 May 2020
Traffic queues have built up in the West End Road and London Road area of Ipswich today following the reopening of the Burger King restaurant.
The fast food restaurant reopened for drive thru and delivery this week, and diners who have missed their burger fix during the coronavirus lockdown have flocked to the site, leaving cars queuing out onto the road,
Cars have been seen queuing back to London Road and the AA traffic map for the area shows that the junction - also home to Lidl and the Suffolk Retail Park, is gridlocked.
Elsewhere in Ipswich, KFC at Cardinal Park has also reopened for drive thru and traffic has also been building in that area of town with thick red lines on the AA traffic map and cars seen queuing around the leisure park.
The news comes after police were called to a Costa Coffee branch in Ipswich last week as cars backed up onto the road. MORE: Police called to traffic chaos outside Costa
Starbucks are due to open drive thrus from tomorrow, and Ipswich could be on the list.
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