A cosmetic, beauty and fragrance store is set to open a new branch in the county.

Rituals, which has various stores across the UK, will welcome customers to its new branch in Eastbourne's Beacon Shopping Centre this summer.

The branch will stock some of its popular products including bath items, skincare,  beauty products, candles and room sprays.

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The company is currently hiring for staff to work at the store, which will be next door to Gift Company.

Since the news broke, people living close to the shopping centre have expressed excitement.

Sian Jones Yoga said: "Fantastic news, I love this shop."

Bev Breeze said: "I can’t wait for the opening."

The exact opening date has not yet been confirmed however once the shop is open, it will serve customers seven days a week.

It will be the company's second Sussex branch with the first in North Street, Brighton.