SHOCKED townsfolk couldn’t believe McDonald’s had bought the Birtchnells ruin.
The above sign told them its latest fast food store will replace the rubble of the collapsed menswear store.
But it was a gag by a mystery joker who put it on the wall boarding off the area on Friday, April Fool’s Day.
John Waller, 67, said: “Everybody’s been having heart attacks. We don’t want a McDonald’s in Berkhamsted.”