Enfield opticians keep their eyes on the prize

Family-run Hammond Opticians named ‘community practice of the year’

Staff from Hammonds Opticians receive their award
Staff from Hammond Opticians receive their award

An opticians firm in Enfield Town has won a national award from the UK’s largest association representing independent opticians and optometrists. 

Hammond Opticians was named ‘community practice of the year’ by industry group Sight Care for their “dedication to eyecare in the local community”. 
The business has been based at the same location in London Road for over 90 years. Practice owner and optometrist Deven Lakhani said:  “We are very proud and honoured to be recognised as the community practice of the year by our professional bodies.

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“Our family-run business has been looking after the eyecare needs for Enfield residents continuously since 1932 and winning this accolade from our peers gives us great satisfaction.

“We plan to continue to provide the same level of excellent care and service to all our patients in Enfield for many years to come.”

Sight Care invited independent practices from across the UK to enter its awards and said of Hammond: “We are exceptionally proud of how independent optical practices have worked to help with the optical needs of their community. They have shown not only great dedication to their small independent business, but to their local community. We are delighted to announce that Hammond Opticians won community practice of the year after being impressed by the high quality of their application.” 

Deven added: “It is wonderful to be recognised by our peers for our hard work, and we thanks our patients for their continued loyalty and support.”

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