LOCALS heading to Carmarthen tomorrow could get their hands on free Starbucks merchandise, with the opening of a new drive thru at Parc Pensarn.

The store will be the first Starbucks drive thru in the area and will create 20 new jobs.

It will be operated by Starbucks licensee, The Magic Bean Company,

To celebrate the opening, there will be a ribbon cutting hosted by the store manager, Jordan Fish, at 10am on the morning of Friday, November 27. In addition, the first 10 customers to visit the store will receive a gift box filled with Starbucks merchandise.

The store will support Barnardo’s as its local charity partner.

Gayl Norman, general manager at The Magic Bean Company, said: “We are so excited to open our new store in Carmarthen and the team are closely following guidance from both the local government and health authorities to keep everyone safe in-store. We can’t wait to start welcoming new faces over the next few weeks.”

The store will be ‘to-go’ only until December 11, with customers able to order for takeaway using Starbucks mobile order and pay and drive thru services.

The new Drive Thru store is located at Morrison’s car park, Parc Pensarn, Carmarthen, SA31 2NF from 6am until 10pm, Monday – Sunday.