A well known coffee chain have confirmed it is moving into a store due to close down after 30 years.

Costa Coffee will open the new store in early July in the premises of the current Jay Jay Stores in The Broadway, Woodford Green.

Owner of the grocery store, Rajan Madlani, also owns the Budgen’s opposite and confirmed everyone who worked in shop would be moving to work at his supermarket.

Costa Coffee own over 1,600 stores in the UK and have stores in 29 countries worldwide.

A spokeswoman for Costa Coffee said: "Costa, the nation's favourite coffee shop are pleased to announce that we are opening a brand new store on The Broadway, Woodford Green in early July bringing 8-10 new jobs to the local area.

“As with all of our new store openings we will do all that we can to integrate ourselves with the local community, getting involved with events; providing the store as a meeting place and helping with fundraising."