A hugely popular dessert business will be expanding to Basildon, with the location of a new store revealed.

Cookies and Cones, which has stores Southend, Leigh, Rayleigh, and Wickford, will be coming to the Eastgate Shopping Centre in Basildon town centre.

Further information on the new store in the shopping centre will be released soon, bosses confirmed.

After opening a new store on Southend High Street in June, the shop sold out in record time.

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A spokesman from Cookies and Cones, said: "Basildon we are coming for you!

"We’re excited to announce that we will soon be opening a new Cookies and Cones store in Eastgate Shopping Centre.

"Keep your eyes peeled over the coming weeks as we release further information."