For 80% of restaurants franchised in 2018 the cost of purchasing the franchise rights and equipment was between £350k and £1,85 million* and this was priced on profitability over a 10 year period.
*These prices are based on buying the right to run a McDonald’s company-owned restaurant. The price may vary if you purchase the right to run a restaurant from one of our Franchisees.
*Typical payment needed to obtain the right to purchase the franchise rights and equipment for a first restaurant**
**In certain circumstances, McDonald’s may be able to offer alternative financial arrangements