Queen rakes in rental profits from eight McDonald’s and seven Nando’s on her land


THE Queen is burger king of making rental profits — from eight McDonald’s branches and seven Nando’s, it has been revealed.

Marks & Spencer, Costa, Currys, Tui, Next, Boots, New Look and EE outlets are also helping to swell royal coffers.

We imagined the Queen working at one of the eight McDonald’s branches on her land

They are among 218 brands — including sex toy shop Ann Summers — at 16 shopping centres in England that form part of the Queen’s £14.1billion property empire.

Cities with one include Liverpool, Newcastle and Oxford.

McDonald’s and Nando’s are among 218 brands to have set up shop on land which is part of the Queen’s £14.1 billion property empire

M&S, New Look and Ann Summers also help to swell the royal coffers

Her portfolio is managed by Crown Estates, an independent firm, which pays rent profits to the Treasury which, in turn, returns a quarter to the Queen, 94, through the Sovereign Grant.

A royal source said: “I doubt the Queen will be visiting any of the McDonald’s and Nando’s branches but her staff most certainly would love to.”

Crown Estates did not wish to comment.

A source says they doubt Her Majesty (pictured at a McDonald’s drive thru in 1998) will be eating from the fast food chains herself

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