Today is a sad day for fans of popular fast food chain A&W Malaysia as it was announced recently that they will be shutting down its iconic franchise in Petaling Jaya.
CEO George Ang, who was in charge of addressing the unfortunate news, has confirmed that the famed retro-style drive-by outlet will be demolished this year.
It was reported that the decision to close the branch was to give way to other development projects. For those who don’t know, the fast food outlet, previously owned by Inter Mark Resources Sdn Bhd, is leasing the land from Kasmuncak Holdings Sdn Bhd.
“Since the deal was made before Inter Mark Resources bought over A&W, we are currently leasing the land from them, until they are ready to take over for their own development project,” Ang told Malay Mail. He further added that the drive-in chain will be operating for another six to eight months from now.
The outlet – located in Lorong Sultan, PJS 52 – is the oldest A&W drive-in restaurant in Malaysia, as it has been operating for 55 years. Despite the sad news, rest can be assured that A&W Malaysia is ready to open more than 20 outlets across the country as the new decade kicked off.
So, what are you guys waiting for? Hurry up and gather your family and friends to pay your final visit and bid your last farewell before it’s too late.