Customers will soon be able to release their inner Homer Simpson when Lancashire’s first-ever Dunkin’ Donuts opens. Fans of the sweet treat can get their hands on the hole-y cakes when the new store opens at at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale on Tuesday, April 18 at 9.30am.
The American chain will takeover the former Carphone Warehouse unit in the South Ribble retail park. The grand opening promises to bring plenty of giveaways and freebies for customers eager to try the first Dunkin’ Donuts in the county.
More details for the launch are set to be revealed soon. The opening comes after it was revealed planning bosses had approved the dessert giant’s planning application back in November 2022.
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The unit had been vacant since 2020. The shop will offer doughnuts, sandwiches and other baked goods alongside hot and cold drinks with around 50 seats and a takeaway option.
Flavours include strawberry rainbow, hazelnut pie, Boston creme, chocolate monster, maple and the quirky Mr Happy. The cafe is also expected to create 15 jobs.
Dunkin’ Donuts was first launched in the 1950 by Bill Rosenberg in Massachusetts and now operates in 46 countries around the world.
However, its first UK store didn’t open until 2016, in Liverpool. There are also multiple locations over the border in Greater Manchester, but customers can now enjoy one of the famous doughnuts right here in Lancashire
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