Deliveroo is looking for more riders in Durham city after seeing the number of lunch orders double. The company recently launched Marketplace+, which has seen an influx of traditional takeaways joining the delivery company. In the past year, the number of lunch orders has increased by 105%, the company says, with Fat Hippo Burger and Fat Hippo Durham take the top spot for most popular lunch order in the city. restaurants and has with the launch of Marketplace+ Deliveroo says it is expecting this number to double by the end of 2019. Deliveroo is now looking for more riders, and current riders who successfully refer someone new to Deliveroo in Durham will receive up to £150. Dan Warne, UK and Ireland Managing Director said: “We’re proud to be offering more locals in Durham well-paid flexible work and have been astounded by the huge growth we’ve seen in the city.” Deliveroo provides a delivery service for restaurants and takeaways which do not employ drivers, and has now expanded to include takeaways which have their own delivery teams. The firm launched in Newcastle in 2015. It’s main rival in the city, Uber Eats, launched last summer.