A NEW McDonald's restaurant could soon be opening in Wellington.

The fast food giant has submitted a planning application for a new chain at West Park 26, Chelston, near Wellington.

Somerset County Gazette:

NEW STORE: Where the restaurant wants to open 

The application asks for permission to put up signage around the building.

Somerset County Gazette:

LAYOUT: What the new store could look like 

A Drive Thru is included in the layout for the new restaurant.

The plans also include an outdoor climbing 'play land', as well as its usual outside parking bays.

For more information search application number 43/20/0017/A on Somerset West and Taunton council's planning section.

If the plans are successful, the new restaurant could bring more than 60 jobs to the area. 

A McDonald’s spokesperson said: “We have submitted a planning application in relation to a new drive thru restaurant in Wellington.

"We are working closely with the developer and local authority to ensure our plans are appropriate for the area and, if our application is successful, the new restaurant will create at least 65 new jobs for local people.”