Meals from McDonald's are now available for delivery in Whitehaven.

Partnering with Uber Eats, anyone living within 1.5 miles of the McDonald's restaurant at The Bridge retail park in Whitehaven can now order food to their homes, via the Uber Eats app.

Local franchisee, Chris Nicholls, said he and his team are delighted to be bringing "McDelivery" to Whitehaven.

"Even before lockdown we were always working towards making our customers’ dining experience easier and more convenient – including self-service kiosks and table service.

"Now we’re excited to be able to offer McDelivery and give our customers another option to enjoy their McDonald’s favourites, contact free, by eating from the comfort of their own home.”

Strict safety measures will be followed by all involved in deliveries, in line with the Government's Covid-19 guidelines.

The following safety measure are in place:

• Hand sanitiser at the entrance to every restaurant for couriers and dine-in and takeaway customers

• Clear floor-markings and signposting inside and outside restaurants to help enable social distancing

• Touchpoints including self-order screens, card readers and doors will be sanitised at least every 30 minutes

• Perspex screens have been installed in the kitchens, service areas and Drive-thru windows and additional protective equipment has been provided for restaurant teams, including disposable gloves for people in customer and courier facing positions and face coverings

• Fewer people on each shift

• Customers are asked to use contactless payment methods as much as possible

• All Uber Eats couriers will be wearing masks as per new Government policy