Plans have been revealed for a new coffee shop and drive thru at a petrol station.

If agreed by Thurrock Council a Starbucks would be built at Esso Service Station, Arterial Road, Purfleet.

The design and access statement states: "It is considered this application will provide new inward investment for Purfleet, create approximatley nine jobs and bring additional consumer choice for users of the road network.

"It is important that adequate facilities are provided for road users to ensure their basic needs are met and to enable them to comfortably and safely undertake their journey."