McDonald's has unveiled the location of the 15 UK restaurants it plans to reopen for deliveries next week.

This comes after the fast food chain closed all its sites in Ireland and the UK in March at the start of the coronavirus lockdown.

The stores, which are clustered around London and the southeast of England, will offer a limited menu, including some vegetarian options, delivered within their local areas. 

Two of the sites are in Chelmsford: Riverside and Westway, while three are in Luton at Leagrave, Chaul End Lane and George Street. 

The stores will be open from Wednesday next week to make deliveries between 11am and 10pm, with staff asked to be extra careful about social distancing measures. 

Last Friday, the burger giant revealed that it would reopen 15 unnamed restaurants after spending a week testing its operations behind closed doors. 

Before they open, the restaurants will undergo deep-cleaning with floor markings and Perspex screens installed. 

The company will work with Just Eat and Uber Eats to deliver food to customers' doors. 

"When we return it will be different as we all adjust to this new normal. I want to apologise in advance if our first wave of reopened restaurants does not serve your area," McDonald's UK and Ireland boss Paul Pomroy said last week.

"Rest assured, we are working hard to reopen more restaurants, but I am adamant this must be at the right pace with the wellbeing of our employees, suppliers and customers front of mind," he added.