Lemon Pepper Holdings, the master franchisee of Wingstop UK, has confirmed that nine new sites will open this year with a further six under negotiation.
The new restaurants will open in Hounslow, Clapham High Street, Watford, Croydon Valley Retail Park, Wood Green, Lakeside Shopping Centre, Westfield Stratford City, Merry Hill, as well as its second site in Leeds.
The company also recently announced plans for its biggest site to date at Stratford City Westfield, a 5,000sq ft restaurant that will have space for more than 160 covers and which will be located on the first floor opposite the World Food Court.
“2024 is going to be our biggest ever year of growth. We are proud to be opening across the country and creating up to 750 new jobs,” says Tom Grogan, co-founder of Lemon Pepper Holdings.
“In just five short years as a business, we have certainly made our mark, offering the best-tasting wings in the business alongside an authentic and customised dining experience. There is huge momentum, and we are just getting started.”
Wingstop UK currently operates 39 sites in the UK and employs over 1,600 people, with the new sites creating up to 750 additional jobs.