A POPULAR soft play area will close on Sunday after 13 years of "making many amazing memories" in Basildon.

Partyman World will close it's doors to parents and children from Sunday, but will relocate across the town in the coming months.

Bosses say the relocation will take place "very very soon".

Partyman World has been at it's current venue on Repton Close since 2007, and boasts around 7,600 followers on Facebook.

The indoor play area's new home has not been revealed, and the reason behind the move have not yet been confirmed.

A spokesman from Partyman World, said: "We are sad to announce that we will be closing our doors on Sunday September 27 at 6.30pm.

"However, we are pleased to announce this will be the beginning of a new chapter and we will be relocating to our new site in Basildon very very soon.

"We would like to thank all the amazing families who have helped us create so many amazing memories since 2007.

"We look forward to welcoming you back in the future at our new location.

"If you have any queries or require any further information please refer to our FAQ's on our website or email help@partyman.co.uk

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our staff for their cooperation during this period of relocating.

"Goodbye for now.

"We are still taking bookings up until Sunday if you want to book visit our website and come and see us one last time before we close at Repton Close."