Costa drive-thru and restaurants could come to Ransom Wood - creating 65 jobs

Plans for a Costa drive-thru and restaurants to come to Mansfield's Ransom Wood have been revealed and it could create 65 new jobs.

The land which is currently vacant and unused off the roundabout at the junction of Southwell Road West and Sherwood Avenue could be developed into a Costa drive-thru, a restaurant drive-thru, restaurant and Enterprise Rent-a-car centre.

A new Costa could be set for Mansfield.

A new Costa could be set for Mansfield.

The development is by Burney Limited which has built units for Frankie and Benny's, Starbucks and Burger King in the past.

While Costa and Enterprise are confirmed for the site, companies interested in taking on the restaurant and restaurant drive-thru are still in discussions with the developers.

The site has already been identified by Mansfield District Council in their local plan as an area needing new food and dining facilities.

A Burney Limited spokesman said: “We are hugely excited about the potential to create approximately 65 full and part time jobs on the site which will serve both the nearby community and also the Sherwood Oaks and Ransom Wood Business Parks which are in close proximity.

“The site is served by numerous bus services and an enhanced pedestrian and cycle route is also proposed.

“Operator interest has been excellent and subject to securing the support of the Council, we hope to commence the delivery of the site in the summer with the new facilities being opened before the end of the year.”

Costa has recently opened a drive-thru on Sutton Road, Mansfield and off the A38 near East Midlands Designer Outlet.

The plans are still are awaiting a decision by Mansfield District Council.